Local tourism agency says an estimated 41,000 Chinese nationals visited Ottawa last year, a number it expects to grow.
The growth was entirely concentrated in domestic travellers and came despite U.S. and other international passenger volumes sinking to the lowest level since 2008.
Wild winter weather turning 2017-18 ski season into a 'rollercoaster ride' for hill operators.
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Bluesfest is one of Ottawa’s most popular annual festivals and typically attracts more than 300,000 attendees, including thousands of out-of-town guests.
In one of his last appearances in Ottawa before he retires, the creative nerve centre behind Ottawa 2017 heaped praise on the event that he says helped Ottawa shake off its quiet reputation.
The new Gatineau tourist draw is temporarily closed while sculptors reform the enormous snow and ice sculptures that were damaged in the past weekend’s unseasonably warm weather.
Addition expected to results in 12% boost to banquet revenue this year and a similar growth in staff numbers.
Coinciding with Winterlude, Mosaïvernales will feature 25 ice and snow sculptures, paralleling the topiaries on display this past summer during MosaïCanada150.