Entertainment and Hospitality

From quaint bed and breakfasts to sprawling mountain resorts, the Kootenays have some amazing entertainment and hospitality venues. Learn more about the latest businesses that are welcoming customers in our region.

Recent Entertainment and Hospitality articles

A child climbs up a colourful wall inside Arq Mountain Centre.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Top 10 things to do in Cranbrook with kids

Children can climb, swim, bowl and mini-golf their way to adventure in Cranbrook, B.C.

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View of ski hill and buildings.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

New website connects resort-based employers and job-seekers looking for their next working holiday

Understaffing at ski resorts and towns is a chronic problem and new website aims to help alleviate that shortage

by Julie Matchett
Steve Kuffler, left, and Justin Atterbury, owners of Taynton Bay  Spirits in Invermere pitch their products to the Dragons' Den panel.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Invermere, Entertainment and Hospitality

With the Dragons slayed, Invermere’s Taynton Bay Spirits strives for world domination

A successful deal with the Dragons' Den inspires small-town craft distillery Taynton Bay Spirits to aim higher

by Julie Matchett
Amy Keonen sitting outside at table.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Education, Entertainment and Hospitality, Health & Wellness, Small Business

Community connection for women in Castlegar

Her HQ is a unique women-centred co-working and personal growth space in downtown Castlegar

by Julie Matchett
Final print edition of KB, beside picture of new digital version.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Entertainment and Hospitality

Kootenay Business looks to the future as it moves to a digital-only publication

After 34 years of publishing, the final print edition of Kootenay Business was distributed as we switch to digital delivery.

by Kerry Shellborn
Inside of tiny home.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Fernie, Developments, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Snow Valley Lodging’s tiny home hotel in Fernie is a first in Canada

Snow Valley Lodging in Fernie celebrated the grand opening of its tiny home concept on October 8

Red Mountain’s Nowhere Special hostel front entrance in Rossland, B.C.
West Kootenay, Rossland, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business, Tourism, Best of Business

Nowhere Special Hostel is a haven away from home

The Nowhere Special Hostel in Rossland, B.C., is a unique new version of the traditional hostel ideal, and is one of our 2019 Best of Business winners.

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Rhythms Dance Showcase from 2019 summer event.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Entertainment and Hospitality, Financial

Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance announces 2019–2020 funded projects

Funding applications were adjudicated in May by the CKCA Steering Committee, with input from community arts councils

Promoted Entertainment and Hospitality businesses

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