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.…

2020 Visitor Services Network Conference Roadtrip

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The 2020 British Columbia Visitor Centre Network Conference took place March 2 and 3 in Richmond, BC. With more than 110 people in attendance from over 70 communities in BC, the two-day conference provides network updates from Destination British Columbia along with the sharing of best practices of the provinces more than 130 visitor centres…

Kelowna Visitor Centre Celebrates One Year at Queensway Avenue

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June 28, 2019, marks the one-year anniversary of the Kelowna Visitor Centre, located at 238 Queensway Avenue in downtown Kelowna. Since opening last year, almost 240,000 people have come into the building to use one of its many services, which include local insider tips, community information, public restrooms, locally-created and -inspired merchandise, and more…

Public Restroom Information More Readily Available

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In March of this year, Tourism Kelowna and the Downtown Kelowna Association sat down to discuss options for sharing information about public restroom availability in the downtown area, as many businesses have been required to post signs stating "No Public Washrooms Available" or "Washrooms are for Customer Use Only."…

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…