Celebration of Community

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During the past months, due to provincial health orders, it became paramount for us to shift our messaging to connect Central Okanagan residents with local businesses as much as possible. Through this work, the pride that locals and businesses have for this beautiful place we call home became clear…

Kelowna's Tourism Industry Fast Facts

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As part of Tourism Week, May 24-31, we are sharing ten key indicators that highlight the importance of the tourism industry in Kelowna's overall economy. Tourism in Kelowna is a $1.25 billion dollar industry and is one of the top 5 industries in the city. Tourism generates $142 million in tax…

Celebrating Tourism’s Year-Round Economic Impact

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The tourism industry is a powerful force in British Columbia and a major economic driver in the Kelowna area. B.C. hosts 21.6 million visitors annually, contributing $18.4 billion to the provincial economy every year. Tourism in the Central Okanagan is also big business, a $1.25 billion-dollar…

Celebrating Tourism Week in Canada

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Today marks the first day of Tourism Week in Canada, which runs from May 26 to June 2, 2019. Organized nationally by the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) and provincially by the Tourism Industry Association of British Columbia (TIABC), this week is an opportunity to highlight the economic impact of Canada's tourism industry.…