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Greg Hopf, Regional Aboriginal Tourism Specialist

SYILX TERRITORY (Kelowna, BC) – The Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA), together with the Aboriginal Tourism Association of British Columbia (AtBC), is pleased to announce the addition of a Regional Aboriginal Tourism Specialist to the team. Greg Hopf will be responsible for developing a cultural tourism strategy in alignment with TOTA’s Embracing Our Potential and […]

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For Immediate Release – June 20, 2016 Kicking off the summer in style, a cross-border tourism partnership has relaunched their website today, giving prospective travellers a new online resource for trip planning, information, and advice in an effort to promote travel to the Interior Cascades region — route97.net Route 97 is the longest continuous north-south highway […]

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Ginger Brunner, Regional HR Specialist

Regional HR Specialist hired to tackle local tourism labour market challenges in the Thompson Okanagan region   Vancouver, BC – go2HR, BC’s tourism and hospitality human resource association, appoints Ginger Brunner as the new Regional HR Specialist. The Regional HR Specialist is a new position created in partnership between go2HR and the Thompson Okanagan Tourism […]

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Winter Season off to a Good Start

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release January 11, 2016 Winter Season off to a Good Start The holiday season got off to a great start this year in the Thompson Okanagan with 150,491 passengers travelling through the Kelowna (YLW) airport in December alone, effectively making it the busiest December to date with an increase of 3.5% […]

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Bryan Pilbeam, TOTA Chair

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release November 6, 2015 TOTA Board of Directors Announced At the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA) Annual General Meeting, held October 28 at Manteo Resort in Kelowna, results were announced of recent online voting to elect stakeholders to seven of the positions on its Board of Directors. The Board’s Executive will […]

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For Immediate Release October 29th, 2015 Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association and Greenstep Solutions are excited to announce that they have entered into Memorandum of Understanding as part of the first phase of our regional efforts in the development of a Charter of Sustainability. One of the most valuable assets the Thompson Okanagan offers is its […]

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Manteo Resort

Tourism stakeholders from across the Thompson Okanagan will gather in Kelowna next month to give a major boost to their $1.7-billion industry – learning what’s trending with travel consumers and unprecedented market analysis with the release of new market research for BC and Alberta markets as it relates Canadian Tourism Commission Explorer Quotient™ program. As […]

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Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA) in association with Destination BC (DBC), Recreation Sites and Trails BC, Trails BC, Trans Canada Trail Society, British Columbia Cycling Coalition and Cyclo Touring BC Program, is pleased to announce that a formal Thompson Okanagan Regional Rail Trails Tourism Strategy is about to get underway and that a team of […]

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