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Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association recently partnered with Tourism Kamloops and the Kamloops Blazers Hockey Club to recognize individuals that go above and beyond in the hospitality and tourism industry. TOTA was the sponsor for Top Scorer in Tourism Services. “Whether it is a local guide or the sucker with the biggest muscles carrying your luggage […]

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Harry McWatters

Call him the pioneer, father, grandfather, godfather or whatever other adulatory term you like, of the modern B.C. wine industry. Harry McWatters is a star in the vinous galaxy and has been recognized as such with the Vancouver International Wine Festival’s coveted Spirited Industry Professional Award. Notice how the acronym for the award is an […]

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Through the efforts of the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA), Destination BC, sub-regional partners and Destination Canada, journalists, editors, producers and bloggers are pitched story ideas, hosted in region and then write and publish stories, shows and blogs. These stories are referred to as earned media and have significant reach in many markets targeted by […]

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Through the efforts of the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA), Destination BC, sub-regional partners and Destination Canada, journalists, editors, producers and bloggers are pitched story ideas, hosted in region and then write and publish stories, shows and blogs. These stories are referred to as earned media and have significant reach in many markets targeted by […]

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The Luxury Travel Guide is pleased to announce Vine to Wine Tours has been nominated as a potential winner in the 2016 Holiday & Tour Specialist Awards. Over the past 12 months votes have been collected from individuals and companies worldwide from Travel Guide subscribers, hotel guests, travel agencies and industry experts. Celebrating & rewarding […]

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OKANAGAN First Nation have been harvesting plants, roots and berries in Canada’s British Columbia province for centuries. So it makes sense in a way that they would take so well to growing grapes. While some native chiefs were reluctant to allow alcohol production on Indian reserves, which were established in the 1800s after European settlement, […]

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Through the efforts of the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA), Destination BC, sub-regional partners and Destination Canada, journalists, editors, producers and bloggers are pitched story ideas, hosted in region and then write and publish stories, shows and blogs. These stories are referred to as earned media and have significant reach in many markets targeted by […]

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GRAND FORKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA – February 2, 2016.  Phoenix Mountain has joined an international consortium of community and independent ski areas, known as the Mountain Playground Group.  Facilitated by the Mountain Rider’s Alliance (MRA), participating ski areas will band together to increase skier visits and share best practice and marketing strategies. “Mountain Riders Alliance has been studying […]

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Mallard Mountain Lodge, Mallard Peaks in background, and Mallard Creek in foreground

Canadian Adventure Company’s Mallard Mountain Lodge has been listed by TRIPS TO DISCOVER in the top nine mountain lodges of British Columbia. British Columbia’s Top Mountain Lodges Mallard Mountain Lodge offers guided ski and snowboard touring in the winter, & hiking in summer (llama hiking coming soon). With only seven guests at a time, and access […]

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BC Rail Trail Map

The Kettle Valley Express Adventure Travel Guide to BC Rail Trails and other trails in South Central BC, is currently soliciting advertising for their 4th annual issue with booking deadline, December 1, 2015. The Kettle Valley Express has a robust, free access, companion website with archived issues and downloadable pdfs of the magazine and map, […]

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Through the efforts of Thompson Okanagan Tourism, Destination BC, sub-regional partners and Destination Canada, journalists, editors, producers and bloggers are pitched story ideas, hosted in region and then write and publish stories. These stories are referred to as earned media and have significant reach in many markets targeted by TOTA and Destination BC. Below you […]

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South Thompson Inn

At the South Thompson Inn & Conference Centre, our team understands that our guests have a multitude of accommodation options available to them, and we are honoured that our guests have chosen us to be a part of their Kamloops experience. Our team is continuously striving to exceed guest expectations and appreciates the importance of […]

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