When it Matters Most Kelowna Retains Top Spot as Mid-Size City for Sport Hosting

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For the second year in a row, Kelowna has been nationally recognized by the Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (CSTA) as the top mid-size city (population 50,000 – 150,000) in Canada for sport hosting. The award recognizes the collaboration between the City of Kelowna and Tourism Kelowna on attracting national championships and international competitions hosted in 2019 and those awarded for 2020 and beyond…

Celebrating Tourism’s Year-Round Economic Impact

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The tourism industry is a powerful force in British Columbia and a major economic driver in the Kelowna area. B.C. hosts 21.6 million visitors annually, contributing $18.4 billion to the provincial economy every year. Tourism in the Central Okanagan is also big business, a $1.25 billion-dollar…

Tourism Kelowna Continues to Strengthen Visitation

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On Tuesday, December 11, the Tourism Kelowna Society held their Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Kelowna Yacht Club, updating more than 100 attending stakeholders on how the destination marketing organization continues to grow Kelowna’s national reputation as a four-season outdoor destination of choice…