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Article Archive: December 1969

Check It or Carry It? Plane Travel Facts You May Not Know

Check It or Carry It? Plane Travel Facts You May Not Know

Changes in security and other airline restrictions can make it tough to know just what you should pack in your checked luggage and what you can carry-on. Here are some facts taken from the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) that can help lessen the stress the next time you are packing for a flight.


Prep & Conquer Back to School with our Kelowna Hotel

Prep & Conquer Back to School with our Kelowna Hotel

We know it’s only August and people are still enjoying the summer in all its glory, but our Kelowna hotel also knows that in a few weeks most kids and their parents will be scrambling to get ready for the looming school year. The mere mention of “back to school” right now can cause groans and anxiety for many (sorry), but we have some great tips to help your family prep and conquer this event.


Keep Your House Safe When Staying at our Kelowna Hotel

Keep Your House Safe When Staying at our Kelowna Hotel

It’s important for every traveler to ensure the safety and security of their house while away, and our Kelowna hotel has some tips to help you do just that.


Add Your Love of Wine to Your Smart-Device!

Add Your Love of Wine to Your Smart-Device!

Because we’re located in the heart of the Okanagan Valley, where world-class vintners meet appreciative wine-lovers, we get asked a lot of questions about local wineries. Our wine tour packages give our guests an experience to remember. Here are 4 smart phone apps that we’ve found online to enhance your wine vacation.


Kelowna Hotel charged up and LEED-ing the way

The BEST WESTERN PLUS Kelowna Environmental Wing has just received LEED® Silver Certification and the hotel has installed the first EV charging station within the local business community.