Professional Development

Boundary Country Workshops Held May 1-2, 2019

Access the video links of the workshop here.

Content included:

  • Tourism System in Boundary
  • Boundary Country MTDT with Other Plans
  • Research – Key Findings
  • How to Engage in Boundary Country Marketing

Presenter: Ellen Walker-Matthews, Thompson Okanagan Tourism

  • Customer Service
  • Experience Design
  • Collaboration

Next Steps….

Digital Readiness resources for a workshop format and small group support is forthcoming. We encourage all operators to claim their Google My Business listing and Your Trip Advisor listing. Your Trip Advisor listing is featured on the Destination BC’s consumer website for FREE!

Cindy Alblas, Tourism Stakeholder Liaison 
Cell 250-447-9771 or email


Tell us what you would like to learn about and we will post resources here.

We encourage operators to check out the links below and sign up for information to be delivered direct to your in box! We will update this information throughout the year.

Destination BC Learning Centre

Google My Business

Trip Advisor Listings

Register Your Business with Hello BC – Destination BC Consumer website (displays your Trip Advisor listing)

Through a new partnership with TripAdvisor, all business listings on now include information pulled directly from the related TripAdvisor listing. You can enhance your listing with additional contact and social media details through Destination BC’s Tourism Business Portal.

Don’t miss out, register today at

Step 1: Claim or optimize your TripAdvisor listing, then

Step 2: Register or login to Destination BC’s Tourism Business Portal to optimize your listing

It’s fast, easy and free!

Creating and managing your Listing

Register now to manage your listing on Destination BC’s new Tourism Business Portal. To access the portal, create a new account (previous usernames and passwords no longer work) – this is fast and easy, and you need only do it once.

Destination Canada Explorer Quotient Market Segmentation

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Social Media Examiner

Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association

Kootenay Rockies Tourism

Resources for Photographers

Check out the Destination BC Photographers Brief and read more information on brand alignment.

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