Destination Canada and Tourism Kelowna Welcome Brooke Lynn Hytes

This past week, in partnership with Destination Canada, our team welcomed Brooke Lynn Hytes, Season 11 runner-up from RuPaul’s Drag Race, to experience the best Kelowna has to offer. As part of a cross-Canada shoot, Brooke Lynn travelled to Montreal, Toronto, and Kelowna to reconnect with her Canadian roots and to thank fans for their support…

Canada's New Tourism Strategy

Canada’s new Tourism Strategy, announced last week, is focused on job creation for the middle class, with a goal of creating 54,000 new jobs by 2025. The strategy, which is based on the three pillars listed below, seeks to increase international arrivals in winter and shoulder seasons by over 1…

LGBT+ Inclusion Training for the Tourism Industry

With LGBT+ travel on the rise, it is more important than ever to ensure travellers in this growing market know that Kelowna and its surrounding communities are open and welcoming to everyone. To provide the tourism industry with an understanding of "how to effectively understand, value, and serve LGBT+ customers  and employees,"  CGLCC (Canada's LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce), in partnership with Tourism HR Canada (THRC) and the Government of Canada, are conducting a complimentary LGBT+ Inclusion Training session here in Kelowna on March 13, 2019…