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. …

Business Development Ramps up with the Return of In-person Events

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Thanks to the return of in-person events, our Business Development team has been firing on all cylinders this fall. Since September, our Business Development Consultants, Nicolle Gomez de Sousa and Pat Gappmayr, have hosted multiple client events across the country, attended in-person industry events, and welcomed clients to Kelowna for familiarization (FAM) and site tours. …

Meet the Tourism Kelowna Team: Sara Correa

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Sara Correa made her way to Kelowna close to 10 years ago, moving from her hometown of Tenerife (The Canary Islands), Spain. Sara's experience working in the tourism industry and her love of the Okanagan made her a perfect fit for the Tourism Kelowna team, which she joined in March 2018…