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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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Many theories exist about how Midway got its name. To begin with, it was previously known as Eholt’s, Boundary City, and Boundary Creek. The first of these was in honour of Louis Eholt (1840-1911), who pre-empted the future townsite around 1884 and for whom a Boundary railway junction was later named. Eholt’s was first mentioned […]

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Gold Country Symposium 2015 in Merritt

Gold Country hosted their first Tourism Symposium in the community of Merritt featuring all day workshops designed to inform Gold Country Stakeholders of everything from travel trade relations, how to apply EQ Explorer Quotient marketing, and economic opportunities for communities. The workshops that were included in the schedule: Travel Trade Relations & Travel Media Relations by Howard Grieve Introductions […]

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TOTA Industry and Community Development Specialist, Simone Carlysle-Smith hosted the 5th Annual Community Forum at the TOTA Summit. TOTA provided an update on key projects in the past year which focused on sub-regional partnerships utilizing Destination BC program, Community Tourism Foundations with tourism plan updates for Shuswap and Boundary Country. Community Tourism Opportunities program key […]

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Tourism stakeholders gathered from the Valemount area to celebrate tourism in their community at the second annual Tourism Day hosted by Tourism Valemount. Over 50 people gathered to network and learn about the activities taking place in the Valley to promote and support tourism. Information provided included an update from Tourism Valemount, Robson Valley region, […]

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TOTA NEWS TOTA Hosts the Fifth Annual Community Forum, Oct 28th, 2015 Community Tourism leaders from around the region will gather Oct 28th, 2015 at the Manteo Resort in Kelowna at this pre-summit event. The event provides a networking opportunity for the community tourism groups and information is presented by TOTA including the Community Development […]

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