Working together across the province, the BC Regional Tourism Secretariat is leading the BC Tourism Resiliency Network. Each program will be delivered in their respective regions by Tourism Vancouver Island, Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association, Kootenay Rockies Tourism Association, Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Tourism Association and Northern BC Tourism Association. Vancouver, Coast & Mountains is managed by Destination BC.
The Province of British Columbia is committed to supporting the survival of BC’s tourism businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The BC Tourism Resiliency Network is funded in partnership with the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Destination BC and Island Coastal Economic Trust.
Schedule calls with our Program Advisors, who can assist you in navigating available programs and resources. Program Advisors can also schedule appointments for you to meet with experts in human resources, finance, and business transition. Our team will also support you in navigating the relief and recovery measures, as well as complete applications as they become available.
A series of webinars and bulletins provides you with the answers you need to address some of the most common questions right now, such as impacts on the region, managing your business through the crisis, best practices, reputation management, human resource strategies, and recovery strategies.
Working in partnership with the Province, local tourism and economic development agencies, the program will take advantage of the growing number of information resource centres being established at the federal and provincial levels, and bring it to a practical level for communities in British Columbia.
The BC Tourism Resiliency Network was made possible due to the funding and support of our generous partners:
Thank you to our project partners for their contributions to this program.
British Columbia Regional Tourism Secretariat is a collaboration between the following five regional destination management organizations: Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Tourism Association, Kootenay Rockies Tourism Association, Northern BC Tourism Association, Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association and Tourism Vancouver Island.