Meet the Tourism Kelowna Team: Chris Shauf

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After an exciting two years working as Manager of Communications, Media & Public Relations for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games Torch Relays and travelling across the country, Chris Shauf returned from Vancouver to his home province of Saskatchewan—he was born in Estavan and grew up in the southeastern part of the province—where he settled in Saskatoon to further his leadership experience in the marketing and communications sector. However, it wasn't long before BC beckoned him back. …

Tourism Kelowna Transitions to Membership Model

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Over the past few years, the tourism industry and the landscape of our local business community have shifted. In response, Tourism Kelowna is moving from a stakeholder to a membership model, allowing our organization to meet our local businesses' current needs and work more effectively for our current member base…

Interprovincial Travel Set to Resume as BC Moves to Step 3 of its Restart Plan

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As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to decline and with close to 80% of eligible adults having received their first vaccine, BC will move forward with the next step of its restart plan on July 1 as planned. The move to Step 3 is exciting news for the tourism industry in particular, as the province gets set to welcome back visitors from across the country for recreational travel…