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 Passport | Media Kit

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

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

Webinar | Digital Strategies during COVID-19 with Stingray Radio & Tourism Kamloops

Brock Raddatz from Stingray will be joining a TK-hosted webinar on Thursday, May 7th from 1-2pm.

4 Social Tips to Engage with Your Community

It may feel overwhelming for you as a business owner to have a blank canvas to update your

Temporarily Closed: Updating Your Business Listings Online

If your business has reduced hours or has temporarily closed its doors, remember to update your

Marketing Response & Recovery

Last year marked another year of growth for tourism in Kamloops. We celebrated the openings of new

Get Creative with Canva

Canva is a free graphic design platform that allows users to collaborate and create social media

Tourism and Disability: When Worlds Collide

Accessibility ambassador, Jessica Vliegenthart led a workshop on disability and tourism colliding.

Sharing Instagram content is easier than you think with UGC

Social media platforms have been a constant growing channel for friends and family to share

Why you should be responding to all reviews, good and bad.

Today, reviews are considered the online equivalent to word of mouth and can have a significant

#EXPLOREKAMLOOPS Digital Experiences

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

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

5 Reasons Kamloops is the Place to be in the Winter

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

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

Top 3 Group Friendly Events

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

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

4 Ways to Discover Kamloops Year-Round

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

Check out our 2019 Vacation Guides

Everything you need to #ExploreKamloops right at your fingertips.

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

Luv'n the Loops Passport | Media Kit

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

Tourism Week in Canada – May 24 to 31, 2020

Tourism Week 2020 looks very different to past years as this is a less than celebratory time for the

Tourism Kamloops BOLD Dashboard - Brochures, Benefits, & Bids

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

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

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

Learning to Pivot... Boldly and Unscripted

It is difficult to open any social media platform, turn on the news or simply grab a newspaper and

Introduction to Zoom Video Meetings

Why Zoom? In recent months, Zoom has become a popular platform for businesses, individuals, and

Webinar | Digital Strategies during COVID-19 with Stingray Radio & Tourism Kamloops

Brock Raddatz from Stingray will be joining a TK-hosted webinar on Thursday, May 7th from 1-2pm.

7 Ways to Support British Columbia’s Travel Industry

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

Tourism Kamloops Leans into Local

We feel you! For the past couple of weeks, the entire Tourism Kamloops team has been in a constant

Setting yourself apart in the meetings market

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

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

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

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

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

Press Release | Tourism Kamloops Wins Best Visual Storytelling Award

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

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

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

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

Painting the Protocol Picture

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

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

BCRFA Blueprint for Reopening

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

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

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

 

 

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7 Ways to Support British Columbia’s Travel Industry

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

#ykastrong | Pivoting your Business for Social Distancing

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

Stronger Together during COVID-19

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