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The Heritage Inn Hotel & Convention Centre Cranbrook brings on two new members to its management team

April 26, 2022

The Heritage Inn Hotel & Convention Centre Cranbrook brings on two new members to its management team with a wealth of knowledge and experience both locally and internationally.

Ktunaxa Homelands Campaign Launch

April 25, 2022

A new campaign titled "Ktunaxa Homelands" launches on April 28, allowing locals and travellers to gain an understanding of how the Rockies and Kootenay waterways were formed, while appreciating the significance of the Hoodoos, all from a Ktunaxa perspective.

Cranbrook Tourism to Operate Visitor Information Centre

January 24, 2022

Cranbrook Tourism will be operating the Visitor Information Centre and offering visitor services to the public in 2022. Cranbrook Tourism will be changing the mode of service delivery to include 2,800 total hours of mobile and on-demand visitor information services. That includes attending the Cranbrook Farmers Market and other events in 2022, in addition to the ongoing operation of the Elizabeth Lake Centre from June 1 to September 5, 2022.

Cranbrook Tourism Master Plan

September 7, 2021

The City of Cranbrook is a recipient of $50,000 from the Economic Trust of the Southern Interior (ETSI-BC) for the development of its Tourism Master Plan. One of 27 applicants to the ESTI-BC, the city was successfully awarded the grant funding.

St. Eugene Resort season closing October 12

August 26, 2020

St. Eugene Golf Resort and Casino has made the decision to temporarily cease all of its operations, with the exception of the Casino of the Rockies, for the winter season on Thanksgiving Monday, Oct. 12. St. Eugene will re-open fully for the 2021 spring and summer in April .

Cranbrook Tourism to Assess the Potential of Hosting More Sporting Events

October 22, 2019

Cranbrook Tourism is about to begin work, in consultation with the Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance, to explore Cranbrook's potential to host more large scale sporting events here in the future.

BCHL Cranbrook Bucks to Take to The Ice at Western Financial Place In 2020

October 8, 2019

The BC Hockey League (BCHL) and the City of Cranbrook are proud to announce that the expansion Cranbrook Bucks Hockey Club will be joining the Interior Division of the BCHL starting in the 2020/2021 season.

WestJet Link giving Cranbrook another hub option

August 12, 2019

"This new route linking interior British Columbia with our Vancouver hub provides convenient travel options between the two areas and gives our guests in Cranbrook access to a second WestJet hub with connections across our entire network,"

Cranbrook to Host 2020 BC Women’s and Men’s Curling Championships

May 22, 2019

The City of Cranbrook has been named the host community for both the 2020 BC Men’s and BC Women’s curling championships. The two events will be held concurrently at Western Financial Place from January 28 to February 2, 2020.

Nature Inspires Renovation of Casino of the Rockies at St. Eugene Resort

March 28, 2019

The St. Eugene Resort in Cranbrook, BC has announced a significant renovation of their on-site Casino of the Rockies, which first opened in 2002. Work for the redesign is set to begin on April 8, 2019, and is expected to take under three months, wrapping up on June 30, 2019.

Pacific Coastal Vancouver Same Day Business Connections

March 20, 2019

Pacific Coastal Airlines is pleased to announce its 2019 Spring and Summer Schedule for the Cranbrook to Vancouver route. The new schedule, which takes effect Sunday, May 5, is designed to provide local residents with same-day business travel opportunities and to enhance connectivity to other destinations within the airline’s regularly scheduled network.

Winespring Event at St Eugene Golf Resort & Casino Celebrates BC Wine and the Arrival of Spring

March 8, 2019

The 3rd Annual WineSpring festival leaps into the spring season Friday, April 5 to Sunday, April 7, 2019, and encourages festival goers to savour longer days and celebrate food, wine, and wellness. WineSpring is an interactive, culinary-themed weekend taking place at the beautiful St. Eugene Golf Resort & Casino in Cranbrook, BC.

Cranbrook Tourism launches new website and announces board of directors

November 19, 2018

Cranbrook Tourism launched a new website recently as part of a more robust effort to market and promote Cranbrook & Region as a preferred year-round destination for leisure, meetings and nature-based travel.

Cranbrook Tourism welcomes Kristy Jahn-Smith on as its Executive Director

July 4, 2018

Kristy Jahn-Smith chosen to lead Cranbrook Tourism. The Executive Director is key to the success of marketing and promoting Cranbrook and Region.