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State of Emergency Declared in BC – August 2018

Posted on: August 17th, 2018, News

The Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Tourism Association; Here we are again; finding ourselves in a situation whereby the Province of British Columbia has had to take the step of declaring a Provincial State of Emergency as 566 wildfires currently burn across the province. In a Provincial State of Emergency, the province has access to federal resources Discover More…

CCCTA Welcomes Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

Posted on: June 13th, 2018, News

We are pleased to welcome Joshua Chafe to the CCCTA family. Josh is heading up our emergency preparedness program, helping make our industry and our region more resilient in the face of disasters. He will be working with tourism operators to develop emergency preparedness and business continuity plans and provide emergency preparedness training, which will Discover More…

CCCTA Welcomes New Team Members

Posted on: March 3rd, 2018, News

We are pleased to welcome two new brilliant additions to the team at the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Tourism Association. Mareike Moore and Kristi Denby have joined our team as of March 1st and we couldn’t be more excited to welcome them aboard. Mareike Moore – Marketing Sales & Admin Mareike is originally from Germany and Discover More…

MEDIA RELEASE: Tourism Minister Meets Operators and Tourism Officials Impacted by Wildfires

Posted on: August 18th, 2017, News

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Amy Thacker Title: CEO Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Tourism Association Phone: 250-392-2226 Email address: amy@landwithoutlimits.com Province commits up to $200,000 to wildfire-affected Cariboo Chilcotin tourism industry The Province is providing the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Tourism Association (CCCTA) with financial support of up to $200,000 to help with tourism-related impacts from the Discover More…

Recreation sites and trails in the Eastern Cariboo re-opened for public use

Posted on: August 16th, 2017, News

From our friends at Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development – see the media release here.  Due to improving weather conditions and fire suppression, Recreation Sites and Trails BC — in consultation with the BC Wildfire Service — will re-open select recreation sites and recreation trails within the Cariboo Fire Centre at 12 Discover More…

Fires affecting some but not all tourism businesses

Posted on: August 3rd, 2017, News

On behalf of the tourism industry in the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast and our board of directors, we thank the fire crews, staff, volunteers and people who have come together to support the safety of our people, businesses and communities. We are extremely proud of our staff and the tourism business owners in our region – Discover More…

Cache Creek’s “Wonder Women” feed & fuel firefighters

Posted on: July 27th, 2017, News

July 27, 2017 A group of Cache Creek women began feeding the Cache Creek Fire Department when the Elephant Hill fire broke out. Soon, though, the group of five women – dubbed the Wonder Women – were feeding ambulance and RCMP personnel, BC Wildfire staff and visiting fire departments, which were arriving in droves. Initially, Discover More…

Statement from Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Tourism Association

Posted on: July 21st, 2017, News

Fire impacts felt but not measured yet July 21, 2017 As we complete the second week of significant impacts to the tourism industry as a result of fires, the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Tourism Association board of directors acknowledges the wide-spread support of so many, both in our industry and as volunteers. While wildfires continue to Discover More…