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Tourism in the Kootenays is a beautiful thing. — Bob Dupee photo

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An artist's rendition of the proposed Fairfield Inn in Revelstoke.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Developments, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

New 87-room Fairfield Inn proposed for Revelstoke

According the development application to the City of Revelstoke, the six-storey structure would be built along the Trans-Canada Highway, next to the Ramada.

Natasha Lockey was please to be recognized by Kootenay Business magazine as an Influential Woman in Business in the West Kootenay
West Kootenay, Rossland, Small Business, Tourism, Influential Women in Business

Natasha Lockey, influential entrepreneur

Natasha Lockey is all about adapting to change, taking responsibility and grasping new opportunities.

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Balfour Golf Course
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Take a 2018 swing through the Kootenays + the Crowsnest Pass

More and more local and visiting golfers are embarking on a golfing circle tour through the Kootenays, making stops at their favourite courses along the way.

Aerial view showing many points of interests in the area of Christina Lake
West Kootenay, Christina Lake, Tourism

Christina Lake wayfinding made easy

A slick new wayfinding app—available as a free download for mobile devices—is now available for Christina Lake and its immediate area.

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Two young women try their skills at logrolling during Logger Sports in Kaslo, B.C.
West Kootenay, Kaslo, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

Summer-long celebrations in Kaslo

Come to the party in Kaslo—enjoy the beauty, the welcoming atmosphere, and the many events and activities that mark Kaslo’s 125th anniversary.

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Patrick Tolchard
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Radium Hot Springs, Developments, Financial, Small Business, Tourism

Radium Hot Springs adventure entrepreneur recognized by BC Business magazine

A Radium Hot Springs entrepreneur, Patrick Tolchard, has been recognized by BC Business magazine as one of the province’s Top 30 Under 30 business people.

Krista Berg and Patrick Tolchard, owners of Valley Zipline Adventures in Radium Hot Springs, B.C., celebrated opening day on June 21, 2017.
East Kootenay, Radium Hot Springs, Entertainment and Hospitality, Environment, Small Business, Tourism

Aerial adventures in the Valley

Valley Zipline Adventures is a hot new tourist draw near Radium Hot Springs.

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First Nations people in colourful traditional dress, at National Aboriginal Day parade
East Kootenay, Entertainment and Hospitality, First Nations , Small Business, Tourism

Indigenous tourism is a growing sector

The trend toward experiential, educational getaways is driving a spike in the interest in Canada’s Indigenous cultures and activities.

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The new Glade Ferry, built by Waterbridge Steel in Nakusp.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Developments, Tourism, Transportation

Nakusp’s Waterbridge Steel constructs and launches new ferry at Glade

Waterbridge was awarded a $27.9-million contract in 2016 to design and build the four new cable ferries.

(L to R) Roberta Hall, Kent Kebe and Kara Cassidy welcome people to the Radium Hot Springs Visitor Centre.
East Kootenay, Radium Hot Springs, Small Business, Tourism

Tourism support is tops for the RHSCC

Together with Parks Canada and the Village administration, the Radium Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce takes care of regional visitors.

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Promoted Tourism businesses

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