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August 17, 2012 | by Christina Van

How to Time Your Kelowna Hotel Visit Around Orchard Season

How to Time Your Kelowna Hotel Visit Around Orchard Season

In so many ways, the Okanagan Valley is the land of plenty. With its fertile soils and spectacular seasonal climate, local orchardists have been growing tree fruits for generations. In recent years, these ventures have morphed into a thriving agri-tourism industry as more and more visitors to Kelowna hotels are flocking to the area to see firsthand how their food is produced. Depending on when you’re visiting the Okanagan, there are two prime times to experience an orchard—blossom and harvest.


How to Tell if Your Fur Baby is Cut out for Kelowna Pet-Friendly Hotels

How to Tell if Your Fur Baby is Cut out for Kelowna Pet-Friendly Hotels

You’ve heard of Kelowna pet-friendly hotels, but what if you own a pet that isn’t exactly hotel friendly? Another way to put that is: what if your pet isn’t the perfect traveling companion you think it is?


5 Amenities to Search for When Booking a Kelowna Business Hotel

5 Amenities to Search for When Booking a Kelowna Business Hotel

When you’re planning a business trip, the hotel you book can become your office away from home with all your tech needs readily available at your fingertips. Before booking a Kelowna business hotel, make sure the hotel offers all or most of these must-have amenities for a relaxing and efficient stay.


Holiday Safety Tips for Pets from Your Dog-friendly Kelowna Hotel

Holiday Safety Tips for Pets from Your Dog-friendly Kelowna Hotel

Setting up the Christmas tree, climbing the ladder to string the lights up outside the house, and braving the slick winter roads in search of the perfect gift all require a safe-thinking state of mind. However, tinsel, mistletoe, and sugary treats can pose a risk to your beloved Santa’s little helper. Your dog-friendly Kelowna hotel has put together some of the most important things to watch out for this holiday season so you can keep Fido safe.


5 Reasons Why You Should Bring Fido With You When Visiting a Kelowna Pet-friendly Hotel

5 Reasons Why You Should Bring Fido With You When Visiting a Kelowna Pet-friendly Hotel

Dog parks, scenic on and off-leash trails, high quality pet food products, top-notch sitters, and pet-friendly beaches make traveling to your favourite Kelowna pet-friendly hotel with Fido a must. In fact, Kelowna has just been named the pet-friendliest city in all of Canada. And with so many reasons to visit Kelowna with your furry best friend, we’ve narrowed down the list to include the top five.