Tourism Week in Canada 2022: Celebrating our Local Tourism Industry

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Each May, the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) and tourism associations across the country, including the Tourism Industry Association of BC (TIABC) and Destination BC (DBC), spearhead Tourism Week in Canada, which acts as "an annual invitation for all tourism partners to come together to champion and promote Canada’s destinations, tourism businesses, and employees – from coast to coast to coast." …

Wildfire Safety and Prevention: Emergency Information and Resources

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This summer, dry and hot weather conditions have created additional challenges and considerations for our province. While emergency response crews work hard to manage wildfires occurring in our region and across BC, our team continues to provide important information to visitors, residents, and local businesses to keep them updated on local conditions, and to help them make informed decisions and stay safe…

Wildfire Prevention and Safety: Emergency Information and Resources for Tourism Industry Members

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Dry and hot weather conditions have created additional challenges and considerations for summer travel. While emergency response crews work hard to respond to wildfires occurring across the province, our team is providing important information to travellers to help them make informed decisions and to visitors in the area, residents, and local businesses to help them stay safe and up-to-date on current conditions…

Showcasing the Value of Tourism in Kelowna

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Prior to the pandemic, tourism in Kelowna and the Central Okanagan was a $2.1 billion dollar industry. As a vital economic driver in the region, there is no doubt of the value that tourism brings, generating close to 13,000 jobs, $443 million in visitor spending, and $204 million in tax revenues for…