Meet Me on Bernard Wraps Up Another Successful Summer

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As the Labour Day long weekend came to an end, we saw the final days of Meet Me on Bernard (MMOB) for 2022. The program, which again saw the 200 - 500 blocks of Bernard Avenue open to pedestrian foot traffic only for July and August, had a very successful second year given staffing challenges and weather conditions…

Third Annual Love for Kelowna Day Kicks off Tourism Week

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Love for Kelowna Day began as a celebration of who we are and where we live at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020—now, it has evolved into an annual celebration aligned with Tourism Week, providing the perfect opportunity to increase awareness and celebrate the importance of our region's tourism industry…

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. …