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Destination BC appoints representatives for UK and Japan

Destination BC has recently appointed contract representatives in both the United Kingdom and Japan to promote BC in these key markets.

United Kingdom

KBC PR & Marketing (based in London)

Travel Trade: Lisa Cooper, Director of Sales & Representation
Travel Media: Jo Thomas, Account Director

For any queries, please contact:
Stephanie Fielden, Market Development Manager, Europe & South Pacific (based in Vancouver)
Email: Stephanie.Fielden@DestinationBC.ca; Phone: +1‐604‐660‐2956

Japan

World Communication System Co. Ltd. (WCS)
Natsuko Morass, Manager, Japan (based in Tokyo)

For any queries, please contact:
Monica Leeck, Market Development Manager Asia (based in Vancouver)
Email: Monica.Leeck@DestinationBC.ca; Phone: +1-604-660-4704


There are many ways to participate in Destination BC’s Marketing Plan.

Consumer Marketing and Consumer Travel Planning Tools

To learn more about Destination BC’s consumer-direct marketing activities, contact:    

North America Jacqueline.Simpson@DestinationBC.com
Overseas Maria.Greene@DestinationBC.com

HelloBC Listings Program and Travel Deals

To learn more about listing your tourism business, experience, festival and event and/or travel deal on HelloBC.com, contact:

Sheryl Barowsky  Sheryl.Barowsky@DestinationBC.ca

Social Media Channels

Destination BC is active across a number of social media channels, and encourages BC’s tourism industry to get involved.

Destination BC’s social media channels can also connect you to industry programs and resources.

Destination BC’s corporate channels:

Twitter @DestinationBC

Destination BC’s consumer channels:

Twitter @HelloBC
Facebook fb.com/HelloBC
Instagram @HelloBC
Pinterest pinterest.com/HelloBC
YouTube youtube.com/HelloBC

Hosting

Interested in hosting travel trade familiarization trips?  Contact your local Regional or City DMO, or Destination BC directly:

Asia Monica.Leeck@DestinationBC.ca
North America Sandy.Reid@destinationbc.ca
Europe/South Pacific Stephanie.Fielden@DestinationBC.ca


Interested in hosting media trips? Contact your local Regional or City DMO or Destination BC directly:

North America Mika.Ryan@DestinationBC.ca
Asia Monica.Leeck@DestinationBC.ca 
Europe/South Pacific Stephanie.Fielden@DestinationBC.ca

Co-op Marketing

For more information on the Co-op Marketing Program:

Peter Harrison Peter.Harrison@DestinationBC.ca

Tell us about your product

To visit our Vancouver office and deliver your product presentation to key staff, contact:

Sheryl Barowsky Sheryl.Barowsky@DestinationBC.ca


To update us via email/phone about your product, contact:

North America Media Mika.Ryan@DestinationBC.ca
North America/Mexico Travel Trade Sandy.Reid@destinationbc.ca
Asia Monica.Leeck@DestinationBC.ca
Europe/South Pacific Stephanie.Fielden@DestinationBC.ca

Travel Trade

For information on how to work with the travel trade (Receptive Tour Operators, Tour Operators etc), contact:

North America/Mexico Travel Trade Sandy.Reid@destinationbc.ca
Asia Monica.Leeck@DestinationBC.ca
Europe/South Pacific Stephanie.Fielden@DestinationBC.ca

Tradeshows

Our teams attend key tradeshows and media marketplaces globally.  For more information about these marketplaces, contact:

North America Media Mika.Ryan@DestinationBC.ca
North America/Mexico Travel Trade Sandy.Reid@destinationbc.ca
Asia Monica.Leeck@DestinationBC.ca
Europe/South Pacific Stephanie.Fielden@DestinationBC.ca

Canada’s West Marketplace

In partnerships with Travel Alberta and in operation since 1989, Canada’s West Marketplace provides opportunities to meet with key global travel trade (tour operators and receptive tour operators).  For more information, contact:

www.canadaswestmarketplace.com  Christine.Jones@destinationbc.ca

Rendez-vous Canada

Rendez-vous Canada is Canada’s largest international tourism marketplace, presented by the Canadian Tourism Commission. The event provides opportunities to meet with key global travel trade over four days, and is hosted by a different province annually. For more information, contact:
www.rendezvouscanada.travel          Christine.Jones@destinationbc.ca