PENTICTON, B.C. Travel Penticton is pleased to announce the appointment of Thom Tischik to the position of Executive Director. Tischik has decades of experience in tourism marketing and held key positions with both the Revelstoke Accommodation Association and Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce.
After a meticulous interview process, the Travel Penticton Board of Directors was united in its decision to offer the Executive Director position to Thom and are confident that he will be a real asset to the new organization and a major contributor to the future success of the tourism industry in Penticton.
Tischik officially takes up his new position on January 3rd, 2017, but has already spent time meeting board members and staff and providing input on Travel Penticton’s 5 year destination marketing strategy.
“I am absolutely delighted to assume the role of Executive Director of the new Travel Penticton. As a native ‘Okanaganite’ I know the importance tourism plays in our valley economy and the balance between business growth and sustainability. Penticton has always been a favourite destination for me and I feel very fortunate to become part of the community.” – Thom Tischik
Travel Penticton will be holding a reception in the New Year to formally welcome Thom.