Kootenay Rockies Tourism Association (KRTA) is one of British Columbia’s five official Regional Destination Management Organizations (RDMO).
KRTA has operated since 1978 and represents over 800 tourism businesses and operators. This includes resorts, accommodation properties, wellness retreats, golf, ski, adventure, communities, retail, food & beverage, transportation, arts & culture and attractions.
The association is a registered non-profit society and has a volunteer policy board of nine Directors. The Board is elected prior to the fall Annual General Meeting by the Active Voting Partners. READ MORE
Our organization works on behalf of tourism businesses located in the geographic area of Southeastern BC known as the Kootenay Rockies region. We work closely and in alignment with the provincial DMO, Destination BC and the Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport.
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