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 850 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.
KRT attends the IMPACT CONFERENCE and PURPOSEFUL TRAVEL SUMMIT, New Centre of Excellence, Heritage Week, Accessibility features on HelloBC .com, Workplace Accessibility Grant, Webinars and more.
The Whiteway on Windermere Lake had their 10 year celebration of The Whiteway being crowned the World’s Longest Skating Trail by the Guinness World Record Organization.
Research provides industry partners with data and insights which help to enhance the effectiveness of future marketing and development projects. Review regional and provincial reporting, travel patterns, tourism impacts and visitor highlights.