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

Angela White is the office manager for Fairmont Creek Vacation Rentals in Fairmont Hot Springs, B.C.
East Kootenay, Fairmont Hot Springs, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism, Top 10 Business People

Angela White

Fairmont Creek Vacation Rentals has a treasure in its office manager, Angela White.

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Whitewater Ski Resort sign.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Nelson, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Evolution of Nelson’s Whitewater Resort Continues

The big news at Nelson's Whitewater Resort is the installation and operation of their new Summit Chairlift, which is a Leitner-Poma fixed-grip quad.

Mike McPhee on a mountain
East Kootenay, Fernie, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism, Top 10 Business People

Mike McPhee

The director of sales and marketing at Island Lake Lodge, Mike McPhee, has taken the business to mountainous new heights thanks to his creative ingenuity

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The Windsor Hotel, located in the Fort Steele Heritage Town.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Developments, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Update: The Restoration is Complete at Fort Steele’s Windsor Hotel

The Windsor stands to this day on its original location and is classified as an official heritage building.

Jimmy Bundschuh, owner of the Savoy Hotel in Nelson, B.C.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business, Tourism, Kootenay Influencers

Bundschuh sets the stage

Jimmy Bundschuh is most comfortable working behind the scenes, but recognizes that the scope of his business has made him a regional influencer.

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Don Macdonald (left) and Allison Girvan (right) create the sound of a 20-voice choir in the new release of choral music title breaTH. The 10-track album was recorded in the couple’s home studio in Nelson.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Nelson, Entertainment and Hospitality

Selkirk College music program instructor releases breaTH

Selkirk College Contemporary Music & Technology Program instructor Don Macdonald and his wife Allison Girvan provide all the vocals on the 10-track album

Miriam Needoba
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Nelson, Entertainment and Hospitality

Executive director leaving post

Oxygen Art Centre’s Executive Director Miriam Needoba will be leaving her role at the end of the year after six years of service.

Craig Moritz is a country singer and animal advocate who lives in Canal Flats, B.C.
East Kootenay, Canal Flats, Animal Care, Entertainment and Hospitality, Kootenay Influencers

Canal Flats music man

Craig Moritz brings a talent for country music and a passion for animal rescue to his new home community of Canal Flats.

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Picture of casino with slot machines.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Entertainment and Hospitality, Financial

Casino revenue in the Kootenays tops $20 million annually

Gambling revenue at the two provincially licensed casinos in the Kootenays generated a combined revenue of over $20 million in 2015/2016.

Picture of two people looking at paintings in an art gallery.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Entertainment and Hospitality, Financial

Trust expands support for arts, culture and heritage

Columbia Basin Trust is expanding its support for arts, culture and heritage with $11.6 million over three years.

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