When it Matters Most Kelowna Retains Top Spot as Mid-Size City for Sport Hosting

For the second year in a row, Kelowna has been nationally recognized by the Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (CSTA) as the top mid-size city (population 50,000 – 150,000) in Canada for sport hosting. The award recognizes the collaboration between the City of Kelowna and Tourism Kelowna on attracting national championships and international competitions hosted in 2019 and those awarded for 2020 and beyond…

Focus Group Participants Needed for Tourism Housing Study

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…

Is Tourism Housing Affordable?

Tourism Kelowna stakeholders will soon receive an online survey being issued this week to tourism businesses throughout the Kelowna area. The survey has been commissioned by Tourism Kelowna and the City of Kelowna as part of a broader study designed to assess the housing needs of tourism sector employees…

Partnering to Promote the Okanagan Rail Trail

Tourism Kelowna and Tourism Vernon have teamed up with the Okanagan Rail Trail partner jurisdictions (the District of Lake Country, City of Kelowna, Regional District of North Okanagan and Okanagan Indian Band) on a project to promote one of the Okanagan Valley's newest outdoor trail experiences: the Okanagan Rail Trail…