Welcome to Boundary Country (BC) Tourism News

Be sure to bookmark this page of the website to keep up-to-date on Tourism News in the Boundary. https://boundarybc.com/news-centre/

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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 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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Tourism marketing continues with funding provided by the Regional District Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) in partnership with Destination BC. The MRDT funds are leveraged for some cooperative projects and some are fully supported by MRDT Funds. Tourism Marketing Project Management provided…

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Is your tourism business, event or organization listed and up-to-date on Boundarybc.com? As a tourism business, organization or event in the Boundary region you have a FREE listing available on the official visitor website for Boundary Country at https://boundarybc.com Your…

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Join the conversation on social media to grow awareness of our destination. On Facebook, like BoundaryCountryBC and share any relevant posts with your audience. On Instagram, follow @BoundaryCountry and tag your posts with #BoundaryCountry to expand your reach. Mention @BoundaryCountry…

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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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Boundary Country is represented in TOTA’s flagship touring and exploring program Route 97. This US touring and exploring program showcases each road trip area throughout the Thompson Okanagan region and North Central Washington under the brand name Route 97. If…

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Throughout the month of June the Boundary Country website (boundarybc.com) saw a total of 7,964 sessions, up 46% over the previous period, and up 38% over the previous year. There were 15,764 page views, up 45% over the previous month, up 38% over…

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