Welcome to Boundary Country (BC) Tourism News

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Here is where you will find information about what tourism marketing activities are taking place on behalf of the tourism industry in the Boundary. As well development initiatives, or analytics from the website performance and social accounts can also be accessed here. You will receive occasional email alerts to let you know when a new item has been posted to the news centre. If you do not wish to receive emails regarding Boundary Country Tourism you can unsubscribe at any time.

Tourism Services are provided by the Kootenay Boundary Regional District as Boundary Country Tourism, in cooperation with the local tourism industry.

Contract Tourism Services are provided by the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association with a local tourism contractor to ensure connectivity throughout the tourism system in the Province.

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Tell us what you would like to learn about and we will post resources here. What’s Next? Destination BC Digital Readiness Workshop: Grow With Google. Register Online. Osoyoos on January 22, 2020. Registration deadline is January 15 Local trainers for the…

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For Additional Information and Visitor Breakdown by Explorer Type (EQ) read the full report here: Boundary Country Summer 2019 Summary The Number of Summer Domestic Minimum One-Night stays increased by 8,590 or 38% when comparing Summer 2018 to Summer 2019….

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Throughout the month of September, BoundaryBC.com was visited by 4,753 users (+32% from previous year) through 5,507 sessions (+32% from previous year) and 10,261 pageviews (+21% from previous year). A total of 110 new Facebook followers were gained, bringing the follower…

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Read the full report here: Boundary Country Monthly Overview Total Visitation from Canadian travellers to the Boundary Country District increased by 75% in August 2019. British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario are the top 3 Visitor Origin Locations. BC visitation increased…

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Throughout the month of August the Boundary Country website (boundarybc.com) saw a total of 10,142 sessions, up 142% over the previous period, and up 113% over the previous year. There were 32,875 page views, up 109% over the previous period, up 93% over the previous year. The Boundary Country…

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The Municipal Regional District Tax (MRDT) was implemented July 1, 2018 in Boundary Country for a period of five years. This 2% accommodation tax comes back to the community for local tourism marketing and industry development activities. Refer to Frequently…

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 Boundary Country Monthly Highlights: Read the full report here: Boundary Country Monthly Overview Total Visitation from Canadian travellers to the Boundary Country District increased by 10% in July 2019. British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario are the top 3 Visitor Origin…

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Visitor Research Highlights Boundary Country Note:  When comparing 2018 baseline counts against 2019 note the Thompson Okanagan region experienced localized flooding during the month of June 2018 and forest fires/heavy smoke during the month of August 2018 which included Boundary…

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Throughout the month of July the Boundary Country website (boundarybc.com) saw a total of 19,275 sessions, up 142% over the previous period, and up 113% over the previous year. There were 32,875 page views, up 109% over the previous period, up 93% over the previous year. The Boundary Country Social…

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Destination BC (DBC) has completed the 10-Year Destination Development Plan for the Highway 3 Corridor which includes Highway 3A, 3B, and 43 from Hope to Alberta. Key themes of the strategy focus on building and managing growth with sustainability in…

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