It’s that time of year again…Transition!

It’s that time of year again…Transition!

It is very exciting to share one of the most unique operating times in a University or College that offers summer guest accommodation.  It is what we call Transition.  What this refers to is the transition from students living in residence during the academic months to the business operation of ‘hotel’ accommodation for individuals, families, […]

Sport Team Travel – What You Need to Know.

Sport Team Travel – What You Need to Know.

Travel can be stressful at any time but when you are trying to organize travel for a team, it can be down right chaotic.  Having been a Manager for my children’s soccer, football and hockey teams, I have learned to master the skill of organization!  Here are some helpful tips I’ve learned along the way: […]

The Hidden Costs of Budgeting

The Hidden Costs of Budgeting

When planning an event, conference, or workshop we all know that Budget with a capital B always becomes one of the most important factors for all planners.  It is usually the big items that we watch closely and take into consideration, which of course makes perfect sense.  However, have you noticed that even when you […]

TOTA Receives International Biosphere Certification

TOTA Receives International Biosphere Certification

I attended the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association Summit in November where I learned that the Thompson Okanagan had just been awarded the International Biosphere Certification.  They are the first in the Americas to earn this designation.  If you are like me, you are wondering what this actually means.  Well, this is a certification from the […]

Top 2018 Tourism Trends to Take Advantage Of

Top 2018 Tourism Trends to Take Advantage Of

Tourism today is very different than the days of our parents.  We now find that the millennial’s are officially the largest generation in history, beating out the baby boomers. Therefore it stands to reason we are seeing a shift in our travel trends.  Travelers are reallocating their priorities and moving towards wanting that ‘authentic’ experience. […]

2018 Year for Synergy

2018 Year for Synergy

Happy New Year!  2018 is just beginning and like all beginnings, we look to the future with optimism, wonder, and inevitably some uncertainty.  We are also programmed to think that we must try to re-wire ourselves by creating ‘New Year’ resolutions for the coming year.  Hmmm, like most, I question whether this is really productive. […]

Our Room Types

Our Room Types

With over 500 rooms and 7 room types you will always find something that suites your needs! Starting at $59 per night!

Facilities Set Ups to your Specification

Derek with the UBCO Facilities Management Dept. has you covered!  They will set up your meeting and special event to your specifications!  From formal round tables for dining to lecture theatre style in the Ballroom!

UBCO Bookstore has Lots to Offer!

While visiting campus, be sure to check out the UBC Bookstore for all kinds of clothing, gifts, reading material, tech supplies and much more!

Introducing Malcolm with UBCO IT Services

UBCO IT Services ensures that all of your group’s IT needs are met!