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Kelowna to host International Indigenous Tourism Conference in 2019

Kelowna will host the International Indigenous Tourism Conference (IITC) next year, a gathering that’s expected to draw hundreds of attendees. The announcement was made Thursday by the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA) and several other groups, including Tourism Kelowna, Westbank First Nation and Indigenous Tourism of B.C. (ITBC). The IITC is …

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Nebraska wants tourists to know the state is ‘flat, boring’ and ‘not for everyone’

The U.S. state of Nebraska has a new pitch to tourists: “Honestly, it’s not for everyone.” The Nebraska Tourism Commission has launched a tongue-in-cheek campaign that pokes fun at the state that’s “famous for our flat, boring landscape.” jQuery(“.story-ad-read-more a”).click(function() { jQuery(“html, body”).animate({ scrollTop: jQuery(“#div-gpt-gnca-ads-6872-300250-2”).offset().top + jQuery(“#div-gpt-gnca-ads-6872-300250-2”).height() }, “fast”); return …

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Marketing Manitoba: Legalization opens tourism option, promoting pot to Americans

The legalization of marijuana in Canada is here, but across the border in North Dakota it’s not legal to consume cannabis. People from the southern state can travel up to Canada to try the legal substance and it has promotional potential. jQuery(“.story-ad-read-more a”).click(function() { jQuery(“html, body”).animate({ scrollTop: jQuery(“#div-gpt-gnca-ads-6872-300250-2”).offset().top + jQuery(“#div-gpt-gnca-ads-6872-300250-2”).height() …

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