Meet the Tourism Kelowna Team: Chris Shauf

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After an exciting two years working as Manager of Communications, Media & Public Relations for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games Torch Relays and travelling across the country, Chris Shauf returned from Vancouver to his home province of Saskatchewan—he was born in Estavan and grew up in the southeastern part of the province—where he settled in Saskatoon to further his leadership experience in the marketing and communications sector. However, it wasn't long before BC beckoned him back. …

Meet Me on Bernard Wraps Up Another Successful Summer

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As the Labour Day long weekend came to an end, we saw the final days of Meet Me on Bernard (MMOB) for 2022. The program, which again saw the 200 - 500 blocks of Bernard Avenue open to pedestrian foot traffic only for July and August, had a very successful second year given staffing challenges and weather conditions…

Meet the Tourism Kelowna Team: Lauren Lander

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While living in West Kelowna about 12 years ago, Lauren Lander started working with Tourism Kelowna as a temporary employee. She loved the organization and the work so much that even when she moved to Armstrong 10 years ago, she remained a member of the team—she is now among those with the longest tenure. …

Meet the Tourism Kelowna Team: Community Specialists, Hannah and Ava

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Tourism Kelowna's Community Specialists are the face of our organization at the Kelowna Visitor Centre and at our various satellite and mobile locations, welcoming visitors to our city and ensuring that both travellers and locals experience the best of Kelowna's four-season playground. Throughout the summer and fall, we'll introduce you to our exceptional Community Specialists—next up are Hannah Day and Ava Ready…