Blogs + Articles

Tourism Kamloops is here to ensure our stakeholders and partners have the tools and resources to ensure top-notch guest experiences. Check out these blogs offering insights into marketing, stakeholder relations, meetings, travel trade, operations, news and more. 


Luv'n the Loops 21-22
Luv'n The Loops Passport: New Season, New Savings

For 2021/2022, the Luv’n the Loops Pass is coming in hot! For its second year, and in

Burst Your Bubble in Kamloops
Sharing The Kamloops Story Loud and Proud

We are so excited and we just can’t hide it. With travel around BC resuming on June 15 and

Emily Sedgwick Staycation
Kamloops Staycation - Residents Also Make Great Visitors

Why Staycation In a “normal” year, Kamloops plays host to numerous tournaments,

Mountain Biking at the Kamloops Bike Ranch
Press Release | Kamloops Mountain Bike Enthusiast Wins Tourism Kamloops Adventure Photo Contest

For Immediate Release February 16, 2021 – Local mountain bike enthusiast and passionate

LNL Passport
Luv'n the Loops Passport - A glance through the first half

The Luv’n the Loops Passport has kicked off with a bang through the first 6 months of the

Aberdeen Mall
Introducing Travel Deals

It’s no secret that travel to Kamloops comes with some of the best value in the province. To

Big Horn
Tourism Kamloops Delivers Inspiring Marketing Creating Urgency to Visit for Peak Season Recovery

To say the past 5 months have been incredible has never rang truer. We have witnessed incredible

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Luv'n the Loops Passport

Luv’n the Loops is a community program that launched in 2019 with one goal in mind: to ensure

Luv n the Loops
Luv'n the Loops Passport | Media Kit

Tourism Kamloops, in partnership with Kamloops This Week, presents the 2020 - 2021 Luv’n

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Get Virtual with Facebook and Instagram Live Videos

While people are staying home, it’s important that we find ways to stay connected with one

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5 Reasons to Visit Kamloops in the Winter

Thinking of visiting the Interior of British Columbia in the winter? Here are 5 reasons why Kamloops

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RVC | Zooming Internationally For Travel Trade

This past week myself (Lisa Strachan) and Tara Look attended Rendez-vous, Canada’s signature

Burrowing Owl at the Wildlife Park
#EXPLOREKAMLOOPS Digital Experiences

While you and your clients can't travel to Kamloops today, we've highlighted some digital

A canoe paddling down the river.
Unique Product Alert: Moccasin Trails

All Moccasin Trails products are built around local Indigenous Culture and

Making an Impact in India

Tourism Kamloops started off 2020 with our inaugural trade mission to India in collaboration with

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Trade Spotlight: Meet Lisa Daburger from Harper Mountain

Tell us who you are and where you work: I am Lisa Daburger, my husband Norm and I are the the

Brewloops Band on Stage
Top 3 Group Friendly Events

Kamloops Pride Week 5 Fabulous Pride Week Events! Read our #explorekamloops blog here to learn more!

Danett at Monte Creek Ranch Winery
Trade Spotlight: Meet Dannett Fisher from Monte Creek Ranch Winery

Tell us who you are and where you work: I am Danett Fisher, the Tasting room Manager at Monte Creek

Trade Spotlight: Meet Julie Ratcliffe from the BC Wildlife Park

Tell us who you are and where you work. I’m Julie Ratcliffe, Marketing & Events Manager

Sunset at Battle Bluff
4 Ways to Discover Kamloops Year-Round

1) Connect With Nature Explore our natural landscape on foot. Hike 40km of trails within city limits

The Concession
The Concession At Riverside Park 101

Tourism Kamloops is adding a little sizzle to summer at Riverside Park with the activation

Temporarily Closed - Hello BC Listing
Keeping Your Business Up to Date Online

Communication is key. Nowadays, it’s important to keep in contact with your customers and

what's ahead for 2021 - industry blog
What’s Ahead For 2021

Well on our way into 2021, Tourism Kamloops is ready to hit the gas pedal to inspire visitors and

Luv'n the Loops Winner - Victor Kaiser
Press Release | Luv’n the Loops Passport Delivers Incredible Winter Prize Package

The Luv’n the Loops Passport encourages locals to explore year-round with the chance to win

Board of Directors
Introducing the 2020-2021 Tourism Kamloops Board of Directors

Strong leadership and guidance is provided to Tourism Kamloops by its 11-member Board of Directors,

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2020 Tourism Kamloops Year to Date Review

Sharing 2020 insights in a year of uncertainty, extreme pivots, necessary transition, and

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2020 Provincial Election | Tourism Priority Questions

What are the priorities and goals of Kamloops’ candidates with regards to impacts on the

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Provincial Election - The Top 10 Breakdown

Source: Walt Judas, TIABC So, in practical terms, what does that mean vis-a-vis promises by each of

Passport Scan
Luv’n the Loops Passport Partner FAQs

There are over 30 partners in the 2020/21 Luv’n the Loops Passport ranging from

Aberdeen Mall
Introducing Travel Deals

It’s no secret that travel to Kamloops comes with some of the best value in the province. To

monte creek winery
Setting yourself apart in the meetings market

The top 3 things meeting planners are looking for in Kamloops.

Kenna Cartwright Park Hiking
Press Release | Tourism Kamloops receives funding from Province to re-ignite visitor economy

For Immediate Release May 25, 2020 – Tourism Kamloops has received funds from the Province as

Tourism BC Award
Press Release | Tourism Kamloops Shines at 2020 BC Tourism Industry Conference

Tourism Kamloops Brings Home Award for Innovation Excellence and Shares Innovative Marketing

Kamloops Performing Arts Fest
Press Release | Tourism Kamloops Announces Endorsement of the Kamloops Centre for the Arts

For Immediate Release February 20, 2020, Kamloops, British Columbia – Tourism Kamloops CEO

Crowdriff SEE 2019 Conference
Press Release | Tourism Kamloops Wins Best Visual Storytelling Award

For Immediate Release November 13, 2019, Kamloops, British Columbia – Tourism Kamloops has

TK Staff
Building the Tourism Kamloops Roster

As we work together to re-ignite the tourism industry in Kamloops and area, we’d like to

Board of Directors
Introducing the 2020-2021 Tourism Kamloops Board of Directors

Strong leadership and guidance is provided to Tourism Kamloops by its 11-member Board of Directors,

Scavenger hunt team trying to figure out clue
5 Reasons for a Reimagined Visitor Servicing Model

1. Accessible In the same way that Netflix changed the way we watch TV and movies, the internet has

tenting on a lake
Worksafe BC - Parks, Camping and Tourism Protocols Released

These protocols are for those responsible for health and safety at B.C. parks and campgrounds, as

Flight of beer at the Noble Pig Brewhouse
It’s More Than A Beer

You’ve just sat down for a pint of your perfect craft pour and are feeling pleased as you

Bright Eye Brewing
Painting the Protocol Picture

Travel looks a little different right now. A fun experience you are used to may have new steps to

The Hue Hotel
BCHA’s Best Practices Guidelines: 6 Tips for Guest Arrivals

The BC Hotel Association (BCHA) and go2HR have created the Best Practices Guidelines to support

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BCRFA Blueprint for Reopening

Upon receiving the call to action for innovative thinking from Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie

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Tourism Kamloops BOLD Dashboard - What, Where, & Why?

The BOLD Dashboard is a platform that was established for local partners to access resources,





Owners of Harper's Trail Winery overlooking their vineyards.
7 Ways to Support British Columbia’s Travel Industry

By Carla Mont, Destination British Columbia British Columbians are passionate about

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#ykastrong | Pivoting your Business for Social Distancing

Let’s give a (socially distanced) high-five to local businesses thinking outside the box this

TK Staff
Stronger Together during COVID-19

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