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. 

 

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Press Release - Tourism Kamloops Launches Content Partnership with Katie Burrell TV

Four-episode YouTube series, titled “Kamloops, Who Knew?”, invites travelers to enjoy

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Avoid Fall FOMO | Fall 2022 Campaign

Have you ever experienced the sudden, sharp Fear of Missing Out (FOMO)? Young, urbanite couples are

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

Reconnecting at Rendezvous
Reconnecting at Rendezvous

May 23 – 28th, Lisa Strachan and Monica Dickinson attended Rendezvous Canada in Toronto, the

McLure Ferry
Gold Rush Towns, Fishing and Forests Road Trip

Kamloops is the place where real places and rough edges are embraced. Here, spontaneity reigns,

Tobiano
Copper & Cowboys Road Trip

Kamloops is the place where real places and rough edges are embraced. Here, spontaneity reigns,

Kamloops hoodoos
Wellness, Wildlife, and Wine Road Trip

Kamloops is the place where real places and rough edges are embraced. Here, spontaneity reigns,

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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

India SATTE
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

Pride Parade
Tourism Kamloops is Rainbow Registered

Tourism Kamloops is officially Rainbow Registered aligning with a national accreditation for LGBT+

Battle Bluff Jump
2021 MRDT Survey Results Demonstrate Optimism Amongst Stakeholders

The results of our annual Municipal and Regional District Tax (MRDT) survey are a strong indicator

BOLDU Summit - Katie Burrell
A BOLDU Summit Recap

Our 2022 BOLDU Summit set a tone. It unveiled our priorities, our focus, and our direction. We are

Field, Sunshine
2022: The Light at the End of the Tunnel?

An analogy shared with me this past year has stuck with me and as we prepare for our year ahead, it

Funding, Grants & Training
New and Extended Industry Grant Programs

While the last 2 years have been full of immense challenge and frustration for the tourism industry,

Sagebrush Theatre
Local Holiday Gift Guide

Fist bump reunions – yes. Gift giving – double yes. This holiday season, shop local

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

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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

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,

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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,

 

 

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Stronger Together during COVID-19

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