Tourism Kelowna Attends 2022 Sport Events Congress

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Last week, Canada’s largest gathering of organizations connected to the country's sport tourism industry, Sport Event Congress (SEC), was held in Edmonton. Sara Correa attended SEC on behalf of Tourism Kelowna, connecting with representatives of sporting organizations from across the country during the three-day event. …

Meet the Tourism Kelowna Team: Sara Correa

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Sara Correa made her way to Kelowna close to 10 years ago, moving from her hometown of Tenerife (The Canary Islands), Spain. Sara's experience working in the tourism industry and her love of the Okanagan made her a perfect fit for the Tourism Kelowna team, which she joined in March 2018…

Kelowna Wins bid for 2026 BC Summer Games

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On Wednesday, July 28, Melanie Mark, Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport, announced that Kelowna had won the right to host the 2026 BC Summer Games. From July 23 - 26, 2026, Kelowna will welcome over 4,000 athletes, coaches, support personnel, and families to our city for the biennial multisport competition…

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

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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…