Booking.com B.V., part of the Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), owns and operates Booking.com™, the world leader in booking accommodation online. Each day, over 1,200,000 room nights are reserved on Booking.com. The Booking.com website and apps attract visitors from both the leisure and business sectors worldwide.
Established in 1996, Booking.com B.V. guarantees the best prices for every type of property, from small, family-run bed and breakfasts to executive apartments and five-star luxury suites. Truly international, Booking.com is available in more than 40 languages, and offers 1,122,407 active properties in 225 countries and territories.
Sustainable energy solutions for BC
At FortisBC we are moving forward and making progress to meet BC’s diverse energy needs. This includes increasing our investment in energy efficiency and expanding our supply of low carbon Renewable Natural Gas.
Are you a hotel operator or another tourism facility, seeking an energy efficient solution? We are here to support you during the entire process! Contact Vlad Kostka at 604-592-7967 or at Vladimir.Kostka@fortisbc.com for energy efficiency and Renewable Natural Gas solutions available to you!
With more than one million rooms priced daily on its advanced systems, IDeaS Revenue Solutions leads the industry with the latest revenue management software solutions and advisory services. Powered by SAS® and more than 26 years of experience, IDeaS proudly supports more than 7,000 clients in 94 countries and is relentless about empowering hoteliers to build and maintain revenue management cultures—from single properties to world-renowned estate hotels—by focusing on a simple promise: Driving Better Revenue.
IDeaS delivers the expertise, maturity and next-generation analytics for more insightful and profitable revenue opportunities—not just for rooms, but across the entire hotel enterprise.
For more information, visit www.ideas.com.
As the massive World Expo 86 was about to begin, our founder, Graham McGlashan, was approached by Vancouver mogul Jimmy Pattison to take over a number of major events. It had become apparent that the company who had originally been contracted by the Expo 86 group to provide av was in over their head and would have to give up. Since then, McMedia has been a Vancouver establishment. We have long-standing clients who trust us to take care of them, many of them dating back to 1986.
At McMedia Audio Visual, we back our words up with actions. Our training and dedication towards projects, no matter the size, exemplify our belief in creating a positive work environment for everyone involved.
We deliver data that is confidential, accurate and actionable, and our comprehensive solutions empower our clients to strategize and compete within their markets. Founded in 1985, STR provides premium data benchmarking, analytics and marketplace insights for the global hospitality industry. STR was acquired in October 2019 as a division of CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSGP), the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces.
Travelzoo® provides our 28 million members insider deals and one-of-a-kind experiences personally reviewed by one of our deal experts around the globe. With more than 25 offices worldwide, we have our finger on the pulse of outstanding travel, entertainment, and lifestyle experiences. For over 15 years we have worked in partnership with more than 2,000 top travel vendors—our long-standing relationships allow us access to the very best deals.
The British Columbia Hotel Association (BCHA) is the advocate and spokesperson for the interests of the accommodation industry. We are committed to restoring BC's $13.8 billion+ tourism sector. With over 600 accommodation members and 200 allied members, we are the bridge between the hospitality, and business community.
With over 800 member hotels and associate members representing over 60,000 employees and 80,000 rooms contributing in excess of $3.2 Billion in revenue, the hotel industry’s value to the hospitality sector, the tourism industry, and the BC economy is significant.
The BCHA works with the government and regulatory authorities to ensure a positive operating environment for the hotel industry to thrive in, particularly during economically challenging times.
As the voice of the hotel industry at the Federal, Provincial and Community level, the BCHA is acknowledged as the champion of hotel related issues, including matters of taxation, tourism, marketing, corporate relations, labour, COVID-19 relief, consumer services, and much more.
We are travelers and technologists. We work across time zones, hemispheres, cultures and languages. We’re used to breaking things down and building them back up again, until they’re even better. We know travel can be hard, but we also know that it’s worth it, every time. And because we believe travel is a force for good, we take our roles seriously. We’re here to build great products, and facilitate connections between travelers and our partners that truly bring good into the world.
We build connections. We leverage our platform and technology capabilities across an extensive portfolio of businesses and brands to orchestrate the movement of people and the delivery of travel experiences on both a local and global basis. We help our travelers and our partners find the right pathways through millions of possibilities to reach the best possible outcome.
Powered by more than 70+ petabytes of data and 20+ years of tech innovation, Expedia Group is one of the world’s largest travel platforms. With unrivaled knowledge of the industry and advanced tech innovation, we built a two sided marketplace that allows us to filter through millions of different possibilities, for travelers and partners worldwide.
Hotelbeds is the world’s leading Bedbank. In a fragmented and complex travel landscape, Hotelbeds provides over 180,000 hotels across the globe with access to high-value, complementary distribution channels that significantly increase occupancy rates and optimise RevPAR – whilst not competing with the hotelier’s direct distribution strategy. Hotelbeds does this by offering hoteliers access to a network of over 60,000 hard-to-access B2B travel buyers such as tour operators, retail travel agents, airline websites, and loyalty schemes in over 140 source markets worldwide. These channels provide hotel partners with returning guests that book further in advance, cancel less, spend more in-destination and stay longer. In addition to accommodation, Hotelbeds is also the world’s largest B2B seller of travel ancillaries, offering 24,000 transfer routes and 18,000 activities, as well as attractions, tickets and car hire. Operating under the ‘Beyond the Bed’ product line, it provides both hoteliers and travel distribution partners with an efficient platform and powerful tools to easily integrate and commercialise its leading portfolio of high-margin products. The company is headquartered in Palma, Spain and employs around 3,000 employees globally.
SONA provides competitive pricing and tailored solutions to simplify payment acceptance. In an industry known for confusion and misleading claims, we put it all on the table with clear, honest, transparent information and a fresh approach. Powered by some of the world's largest payments companies, we offer cutting-edge technology to improve
business and commerce transactions. Our agents take the time to understand our clients’ business and unique challenges. We find the right solution and follow through with prompt, hands-on support. A company born in the Maritimes, we bring this open and friendly spirit to clients across Canada. Our customers come first. Period. We find the right solutions and respond to customer needs quickly for a frictionless experience from setup to maintenance.
The Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA) is a not-for-profit society governed by the BC Societies Act. TOTA is an industry-led organization, governed by an elected Board of Directors, who represent and support business and community tourism interests throughout the Thompson Okanagan region.
TOTA is one of six Regional Destination Management Organizations (RDMO) in the province of British Columbia that work under the Super, Natural British Columbia brand as an official representative of Destination British Columbia, and whose mandate includes Industry Development, Destination Marketing, Destination Stewardship, and Destination Development.
Thompson Okanagan Region
The Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association regional brand name “Thompson Okanagan” represents a geographic area nestled in the Southern Interior of British Columbia, Canada. The region’s name is derived from two major geographic features: the Thompson River and Okanagan Lake.