Make Your Tourism Experience Worth Remarking About

The Remarkable Experiences Program is a one-of-a-kind tourism program in Canada presented in partnership with Destination BC and Thompson Okanagan Tourism. It is designed to support BC tourism operators in developing and delivering outstanding, visitor-focused experiences while enhancing their digital and social media marketing efforts.

Through in-class learning, personalized coaching, and access to leading information and resources, stakeholders are provided tools to attract more visitors, deliver exceptional experiences, and gain more recommendations and referrals.


About the Program:

Three separate workshops are delivered over four days as part of the program, as well as up to six hours of one on one personal coaching sessions with subject experts.

  • Module One (2 full days)
    • Experience Design — Designing a remarkable experience does not have to be difficult or expensive. In this workshop stakeholders review the basics of creating guest experiences looking at best practice examples large and small and applying learning’s to their own product.
  • Module Two (1 full day)
    • Digital Workshop — Is your website really as effective as it could be? This portion of the program guides stakeholders through all the elements that help get your business a online presence that will get you noticed and help to close the sale.
  • Module Three (1full day)
    • Social Media — Activate advocates on social media. Learn about  the top social media channels for tourism and the concepts  to get people talking about your business online.
  • Coaching (5 hours)
    • Put ideas into action with up to five hours of one on one personalized coaching led by subject experts in each area.

2015 Remarkable Experiences Pilot Program

In 2015 TOTA hosted a Remarkable Experiences Pilot Program with 10 businesses located on or deriving business through the Kettle Valley Rail Trail. Currently our 2016 the program is underway with 25 regional businesses that are offering Winter Products.

Kayaking with Hoodoo Adventures on Vaseux Lake, between Oliver and Okanagan Falls, British Columbia

Kayaking with Hoodoo Adventures on Vaseux Lake, between Oliver and Okanagan Falls, British Columbia