Ottawa Tourism boss Michael Crockatt said $1 billion in new spending earmarked for pandemic-battered sector across Canada suggests the feds understand the economic importance of the industry.
While this year's festival won't be happening, Bluesfest boss Mark Monahan said Rage Against the Machine has already been confirmed as a headliner for 2022.
Room Service Concert Series will feature acts such as Great Big Sea frontman Alan Doyle, comedian Gerry Dee and American rock band Third Eye Blind.
ThinkOttawa assists association leaders in planning conferences by helping organize bids and supplying marketing material as well as locating venues and hotels – free of charge.
Federal department that hosts annual celebration is also seeking bids for a contractor to provide pyrotechnics, fireworks, music and a minimum of 200 drones for a performance on July 1.
With in-person events on hold for the foreseeable future, event planners in the capital are putting a new spin on virtual gatherings.
It will be the 12th time Ottawa has staged the country's premier figure skating event.
Ottawa’s tourism sector is heading into 2021 feeling optimistic that a lineup of new attractions and outdoor adventure activities will encourage visitors to return to the capital.
Industry hopes local ‘guests’ will become tourism ambassadors, encouraging out-of-town friends and family to visit Ottawa
Downtown convention facility that attracted more than 63,000 out-of-town visitors in the 2019-20 fiscal year has seen its revenues plummet during the pandemic.