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MRDT Project Funds for 2019

The Regional District Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) has contracted the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA) to administer the Municipal Regional District Tax Funds (MRDT) on behalf of the tourism industry in Boundary Country.

Your local contact is Cindy Alblas, Boundary Country Tourism Stakeholder Liaison 250-447-9771

A workshop was held Nov 1, 2018 in Grand Forks. Review Presentation.

Immediate priorities are to expand the existing Boundary Country Tourism Advisory Committee and establish a MRDT Steering Committee of accommodation operators to ensure representation from all areas of the Boundary.

Tourism related activities that are proposed for 2019 will be confirmed in January 2019 and include the following:

  • Research
  • Photography
  • Seasonal digital campaigns through online ads and social media promoting
  • Advertising (online and print options to be confirmed)
  • Brand Alignment (Boundary Country window decals)
  • Consumer Shows (Shows to be determined)
  • Trail Maps
  • Professional Development Workshops

A summary of projects can be viewed here.

You can receive regular emails with links back to this Boundary Country News Centre to keep current with what is happening in tourism in Boundary Country.

If you have any questions please contact the Project Manager, Simone Carlysle-Smith of the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association 778-721-5448

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