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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Biking trestles in Boundary

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. TOTA is collaborating with local contractor Cindy Alblas,…

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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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Throughout the month of December, BoundaryBC.com was visited by 2,730 users through 3,082 sessions and 5,432 pageviews. During the month of December, a total of 66 new Facebook followers were gained, bringing the count to 6,970 followers. 26 Facebook Posts…

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Read the full report here: Boundary Country Monthly Overview – November Update Total Visitation from Canadian travellers to the Boundary Country District increased by 131% in November 2019. British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario are the top 3 Visitor Origin Locations….

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Throughout the month of November, BoundaryBC.com was visited by 2,625 users through 2,960 sessions and 7,197 pageviews. During the month of November, a total of 87 new Facebook followers were gained, bringing the count to 6,904 followers. 25 Facebook Posts…

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Black Press and Boundary Country continue their partnership with the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association to produce the 2020 edition of the Official Boundary Country Travel Experiences Guide. The guide features key attractions by area, community profiles, things to do, events,…

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Lakes and Rivers in Boundary Country

Stakeholder engagement is essential for the success of tourism in Boundary Country. Find out information on our advisory and steering committees, survey results and to connect with your key contacts. Stakeholder activities include workshops, 1:1 contact, email communications, surveys and…

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Tell us what you would like to learn about and we will post resources here. What’s Next? Destination BC is offering a two-day Destination BC Remarkable Experiences Workshop Info which can be scheduled for late March 2020.  In order to…

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Throughout the month of October, BoundaryBC.com was visited by 3,157 users (+19% from previous year) through 3,596 sessions (+21% from previous year) and 6,721 pageviews (+15% from previous year). During the month of October, a total of 122 new Facebook followers…

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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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