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FALL & SPRING WORKSHOPS 

As a Member of Travel Penticton, you have the choice of signing up for free workshops that are offered throughout the year.  Our workshops always fill up fast so make sure to reserve your places early.

Please note that there is a limit of 2 people per business per workshop; on a first come first served basis.

Previous Workshop Topics Include: 

  • GOOGLE ADS
  • GOOGLE MY BUSINESS 
  • SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION (SEO) 
  • DIGITAL MARKETING 101
  • REPUTATION MANAGEMENT: For Google My Business and Facebook
  • INSTAGRAM FOR BUSINESS

If you have an idea for a topic that you would like to see covered, send an email to Karen Davy, Member Marketing & Services Manager 


SUPERHOST TRAINING

SuperHost is a suite of quality customer service training courses for front-line employees.  It offers relevant, up-to-date content and best practices that meet the current needs and expectations of employers and visitors.  First launched in 1985, SuperHost is recognized as the standard for customer service excellence in BC.

Fall Workshop Dates

  • Thursday, October 17 at 8:50am-4:00pm
  • Wednesday, October 23 at 8:50-4:00pm
  • Monday, October 28 at 8:50am-4:00pm 

Please note that each course is limited to a total of 8 participants, so we kindly request that no more than 2 per organization register for any one workshop.  Lunch/Light Dinner will be provided.

For more information or to register for a SuperHost training, please contact Karen Davy. 
or  250-276-2163.

Becoming SuperHost certified:

  • Leads to greater customer satisfaction
  • Helps solve customer problems in a professional manner
  • Boosts confidence and knowledge
  • Contributes to a happier, more productive workplace; and
  • Increases revenue and business bottom line!

2019 TRUE PENTICTON TOURISM EXPO

Saturday April 18th 12:00 noon – 4:00pm
Penticton Lakeside Resort

Our annual tourism expo is a great opportunity for our members to get some face time with locals and visitors and let them know about the incredible experiences that are on offer for coming tourist season. 

Thank you to all of our members who participated this year.  

2020 Info Coming Soon…..!


BC WINE SERVER FREE ONLINE COURSE

Developed by Okanagan College, the BC Wine Institute and a host of friends and partners who feel as strongly about the industry as you do. This self-paced course takes about 1 1/2 hours to complete and is intended to help you better understand the places and people that make BC wine special and unique, so you can share your knowledge and enthusiasm for BC wine with guests to BC wine country.

Click here to take the free online course now!


BIOSPHERE SUSTAINABILITY ACCREDITATION

Biosphere is a Responsible Tourism System (RTS) certified by the Responsible Tourism Institute (RTI), an international accreditation body that maintains a Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), is affiliated to the World Tourism Organization (WTO), and is a member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC).

The system is aligned with the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) and the Paris COP21 Accord to fight Climate Change. It is also aligned with the requisites and recommendations for certification of the World Charter on Sustainable Tourism +20.

The system offers a holistic approach to sustainability in which all distinctions associated with different aspects of sustainability (corporate social responsibility, service quality, environmental management, etc.) are integrated.

Click here for more information.

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Penticton Visitor Centre
888 Westminster Avenue West
Penticton, BC V2A 8S2

Phone: 250-276-2170
Toll Free: 1-800-663-5052
Email: ask@visitpenticton.com