TIAC Seeking Industry Support

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The Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) has launched an easy-to-use online platform so tourism industry members can quickly send a letter to their respective Member of Parliament asking them to support the tourism sector.…

Resident Feedback on Timing of Marketing Re-start

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For the past three months, the tourism sector has been deeply impacted by the necessary and important health and travel restrictions resulting from COVID-19. Given the likelihood that interprovincial travel restrictions may soon be lifted as part of the pending Phase 3 provincial reopening, we wanted to gauge Kelowna residents’ comfort levels with tourists and marketing timing…

Kelowna's Tourism Industry Fast Facts

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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

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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…