Kelowna's Tourism Industry Fast Facts

As part of Tourism Week, May 24-31, we are sharing ten key indicators that highlight the importance of the tourism industry in Kelowna's overall economy. Tourism in Kelowna is a $1.25 billion dollar industry and is one of the top 5 industries in the city. Tourism generates $142 million in tax…

Focus Group Participants Needed for Tourism Housing Study

Tourism Kelowna and the City of Kelowna are conducting a Tourism Sector Housing Feasibility Study to learn more about tourism employee housing issues. We are seeking owners, operators, and employees of tourism-related businesses to participate in a two-hour focus group designed to gather feedback on employee housing issues and perspectives on potential solutions…

Stakeholder Survey Results

Tourism Kelowna’s marketing engine is powered by more than 400 local tourism-related businesses and organizations. These stakeholders have entrusted us with funding to research, develop, and execute advertising and communication strategies that will inspire and motivate travellers to visit our beautiful year-round destination…

Is Tourism Housing Affordable?

Tourism Kelowna stakeholders will soon receive an online survey being issued this week to tourism businesses throughout the Kelowna area. The survey has been commissioned by Tourism Kelowna and the City of Kelowna as part of a broader study designed to assess the housing needs of tourism sector employees…