Celebrating World Tourism Day 2022

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Each year on September 27, we celebrate World Tourism Day, which was designated by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to create "awareness of tourism’s social, cultural, political, and economic value and the contribution that the sector can make towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals." …

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…

Love for Kelowna Day Returns on May 28, 2022

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Tourism Kelowna is inviting community members and travellers to join in the celebrations for the third annual Love for Kelowna Day, which will be held on Saturday, May 28, 2022. Locals and visitors are invited to share what they love most about our region on Instagram for a chance to win a Kelowna prize pack worth $500. …

Celebrating World Tourism Day 2021

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World Tourism Day, celebrated each year on September 27, was designated by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to create "awareness of tourism’s social, cultural, political, and economic value and the contribution that the sector can make towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals." …

Tourism Kelowna Partners with One Tree Planted

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Sustainability is at the forefront of Tourism Kelowna’s operations at the Kelowna Visitor Centre (KVC) where new initiatives and exciting changes are frequently happening. Aligned with our pledge to foster the preservation and continual restoration of our land, resources, and communities, we are thrilled to announce that as of April 1, we are partnering with One Tree Planted to plant a tree for every purchase made in the Kelowna Visitor Centre or through the Love for Kelowna online store…

Love for Kelowna Retail Program Supports Local Entrepreneurs

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This year, the Kelowna Visitor Centre team was able to greatly expand its local consignment retail program to help support local entrepreneurs, artists, and businesses. This aligns well with the Visitor Centre's goal to connect visitors and residents with local businesses to generate larger spend and economic impact in the communities of the Central Okanagan…