Meet the Tourism Kelowna Team: Sydney Solland

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Born and raised in Kelowna, Sydney Solland knows a thing or two about the region. This intimate knowledge of the Central Okanagan has served Sydney well in her four years working as part of Tourism Kelowna's team, where she has transitioned through several roles, building on her education, skills, and experience in each new position…

Celebrating National Volunteer Week 2022

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Tourism Kelowna is once again celebrating National Volunteer Week (NVW), which runs from April 24 to 30. This year's theme, “Empathy in Action,” celebrates “the empathy, compassion, and generosity of volunteers [that] creates connected communities and builds a stronger Canada." …

Knowledge Base: Promoting Your Events

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If your business or organization hosts events that welcome visitors and locals, like festivals, live performances, or workshops, we encourage you to submit all the details to our online events calendar so we can assist in promoting them…

2021 Visitor Experience Volunteer Survey Results

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Our Visitor Experience team's ability to provide service to travellers and residents—which occurs at our Kelowna Visitor Centre (KVC), at the airport kiosk in the Kelowna International Airport (YLW), as well as with our mobile team, who attends events, festivals, and conferences—would not be possible without the support of our dedicated volunteer base…