Tourism Kelowna Sustainability Update

Over the last year, Tourism Kelowna has started to focus on all facets of sustainability including equality, waste prevention, energy efficiency, transportation, purchasing, and more. During this time, our Kelowna Visitor Centre received Gold Certification from Sustainable Tourism and Tourism Kelowna became a Biosphere Committed Entity .  …

The Benefits of Biosphere Certification

More and more businesses in the Kelowna area and across the Okanagan Valley have made the decision to become a Biosphere Committed Entity. You may have heard about this program from the fantastic recognition that the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA) is receiving or from the information Tourism Kelowna has shared through our Industry News Centre. If you are still contemplating whether or not your business should participate, here are just a few of the benefits of the program…

Global Sustainable Tourism Training Workshop

Are you interested in participating in the Biosphere Adhesion Program? Be sure to block off your calendar for the afternoon of October 16, as the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA) will be offering a half-day Sustainable Tourism Training Workshop, hosted by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC)…