Celebrating Tourism's Bright Moments in 2021

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As we continue to forge ahead through the ongoing ups and downs of the pandemic, doing all we can as an industry to stay safe and keep others safe, let’s take a moment to reflect back on some of the bright moments for our local tourism industry and community in 2021…

MRDT Renewal Application Update

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Tourism Kelowna is currently supporting the City of Kelowna in renewing its 5-year agreement with the Province of British Columbia for funding through the province’s MRDT (Municipal and Regional District Tax) program. This is a lengthy application process that involves the development of an updated strategic plan, extensive consultation with business and community partners, and gathering letters of support from local accommodators, businesses, and the City of Kelowna. …

Meet Me on Bernard Wraps Up its Inaugural Year

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The Labour Day long weekend coincided with the final days of Meet Me on Bernard (MMOB) for 2021. The program, which saw the 200 - 500 blocks of Bernard Avenue open to pedestrian foot traffic only for July and August, had a very successful first year given the ebb and flow of permitted activation types, provincial health orders, and weather conditions…