A resurgence in sports tourism is expected – in part, due to a set of new state-of-the-art sports facilities opening in the community.
Hotel bookings have been spotty and people are mostly booking on weekends (don't even ask about staffing).
Cheeky new tourism campaign touts BeaverTails and other local attractions as it stokes city's friendly rivalry with Toronto and Montreal.
Local tech leaders will soon have the opportunity to leave a mark on their industry and play a role in the capital’s economic recovery thanks to a new partnership between Ottawa Tourism and the KNBA.
Mary Sayewich has led a wide variety of high-impact projects, including leading the creation of a robust event services department.
Local industry says time is of the essence to allow tourism businesses to cash in on what’s traditionally their busiest time of year.
“The recovery is starting for sure … but it’s not going to be an even recovery,” Ottawa Tourism CEO Michael Crockatt says of sector's ability to bounce back in the wake of COVID-19.
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Shows slated to be broadcast in selected local hotels were postponed after the Ontario government imposed tougher restrictions to combat the spread of COVID-19.
'We've got to build for 2022 and beyond': Ottawa Tourism boss urges residents to help promote capital
Michael Crockatt is calling on each resident to be an "ambassador" for the National Capital Region on social media in a bid to draw visitors once they feel comfortable travelling again.