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Spring Wine Festival & Best Western Kelowna

Spring Wine Festival & Best Western Kelowna

The month of May is cause for much celebration here in the Okanagan. Beautiful weather and ability to put away winter shoes in exchange for sandals is certainly part of it, but here in the Valley we also welcome the Spring Wine Festival. The Spring Wine Festival is a tradition that vineyard owners and…


Where Do You Take-Off?

Where Do You Take-Off?

2010 saw a growing number of Canadians travel to the United States before hopping a plane for both personal and business travel. Rising airport taxes, fees and surcharges in Canada are a large contributor. Canadian hotels, airports and related businesses are noticing the impact on their bottom lines. This…


Kelowna - A Great Place to Honeymoon

Kelowna - A Great Place to Honeymoon

Kelowna: A Great Place to Honeymoon! Wedding season is drawing near. Whether you plan to visit Kelowna as your honeymoon destination, or you live here and will be honeymooning in your hometown, there are many romantic and memorable options. We’ve compiled a few ideas for you.  These are all things you…


Awards and Recognition for Best Western Plus Kelowna Hotel

2013 TripAdvisor Certifiate of Excellence 2013 Thompson-Okanagan Tourism Association's (TOTA) Award for Environmental Responsibility (TIE) 2013 LivClean and EcoStay Certificate 2012 LivClean and EcoStay Certificate stating as of December 2012, Best Western Kelowna hotel has offset 276% of their annual…


Carbon Offsetting

Carbon Offsetting

Every time we use energy to power our lights and heat our rooms and water at our Kelowna hotel, greenhouse gases are released into the air that have a negative impact on the global environment and sustainable living. These greenhouse gas emissions are causing the Earth’s climate to change in a way that…