Kelowna Visitor Centre Planning Phased Re-Opening

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Since temporarily closing the doors of the Kelowna Visitor Centre to in-person servicing on March 18, our Visitor Experience team has been busy connecting with local residents and answering visitor inquiries through online chat, telephone, and email, seven days per week…

Answering Your Questions During COVID-19: Part Two

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As we've been connecting with our stakeholders to collect and share information on the impact of COVID-19, we've received good feedback and questions. To help further, we'll take questions and themes and share them through this format. This second set of questions delves further into our team’s work…

Kelowna Visitor Centre to Close Temporarily

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With the COVID-19 public health issue evolving rapidly, and with the closure of several civic facilities, Tourism Kelowna will temporarily close the Kelowna Visitor Centre today, March 17, at 5:30 p.m. until further notice. This follows the closure of our Airport Information Kiosk and mobile operations, which occurred yesterday, March 16.…

Bike Rentals in Kelowna and Area

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Following recent news that Dropbike will no longer be offering its bikeshare services in Kelowna, our Visitor Experience team put together a reference list of bike rental options, which can also assist those of you who may be looking to provide this information to visitors.…

Okanagan College Student Gaining Experience at the Kelowna Visitor Centre

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Sydney Solland, a Business Administration - Tourism Management student at Okanagan College, will be starting a new position in the Kelowna Visitor Centre this week. Sydney has worked as a Visitor Experience Specialist with Tourism Kelowna for the last 13 months and will be moving up to cover the Visitor Experience, Operations role for Morgan Hunter, who will be on maternity leave beginning May 10…

Celebrating National Volunteer Week 2019

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Tourism Kelowna is celebrating National Volunteer Week (NVW) from April 7 to 13, with this year's theme of The Volunteer Factor - Lifting Communities , which "celebrates and recognizes the exponential impact of volunteers and how they lift our communities." …

Welcome Joey Byatt to the Tourism Kelowna Team

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We are thrilled to introduce the newest addition to our Visitor Experience team, Joey Byatt, who started in her role of Visitor Experience, Service & Retail, on March 18, 2019. Joey will oversee our entire retail program at the Kelowna Visitor Centre. We are proud of the growing number of local…