Stakeholder Survey Results

Tourism Kelowna’s marketing engine is powered by more than 400 local tourism-related businesses and organizations. These stakeholders have entrusted us with funding to research, develop, and execute advertising and communication strategies that will inspire and motivate travellers to visit our beautiful year-round destination…

Is Tourism Housing Affordable?

Tourism Kelowna stakeholders will soon receive an online survey being issued this week to tourism businesses throughout the Kelowna area. The survey has been commissioned by Tourism Kelowna and the City of Kelowna as part of a broader study designed to assess the housing needs of tourism sector employees…

Summer Hotel Occupancy Numbers Rebound

Hotel occupancy numbers show that Kelowna experienced a strong summer season this year. June, July, and August had an average occupancy of 85.3%, which is 5.7 pp (percentage points) over the same period last year, with August surpassing the 90% occupancy mark…

Do Locals Value Tourism?

Kelowna’s tourism industry generates $1.25 billion in economic impact annually. As this important economic driver continues to grow it becomes increasingly important that local residents support and understand the value of tourism and in turn, feel that a strong visitor economy is benefitting their quality of life…

2019 Economic Impact Survey

InterVistas Consulting, on behalf of Tourism Kelowna, is currently collecting employment surveys for an economic impact study of the tourism sector. The result of this investigation will provide our industry with a detailed analysis of the scope of tourism in Kelowna and the surrounding areas…