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Destination Canada News: November 2016

It’s great news for Canadian tourism with double-digit growth in arrivals

Overnight arrivals to Canada expanded by 13% in September 2016 and by 11% over the first three quarters of 2016. For more statistics and details on Destination Canada’s key markets, check out the September Tourism Snapshot.        Read More

Destination Canada’s 16th Annual Public Meeting highlights the power of partnerships

David Goldstein, our President and CEO gave a detailed presentation including updates on performance in our key international markets. To celebrate the power of partnership, Mr. Goldstein highlighted four of our strategic partnerships, including our first global partnership with an airline, Air Canada.          Read More

Last chance to submit applications for US Co-op Marketing Program

November 30 is your last chance to submit applications for the US Co-op Marketing Program. Don’t miss your opportunity to tap into this $3-million dollar marketing fund to co-invest in creative marketing proposals to make Canada the next destination for Americans.         Read More

Celebrating the best in travel and tourism storytelling

The coveted Explore Canada Awards of Excellence, celebrating stellar content creation from the tourism industry and travel media, were announced at this year’s GoMedia Canada. Check out the incredible work of the 2016 winners.       Read More

World Travel Market London a success

With 40 Canadian partners, Destination Canada invited the world to Canada at World Travel Market London. Not only did tour operators report strong forward bookings for 2017, Destination Canada also brought home a prestigious Travel Leaders Award for boosting the profile of international tourism in Canada.           Read More

Deadline extended for Aboriginal Tourism Awards nominations

There is still time to nominate for ATAC’s 2016 Aboriginal Tourism Awards. National categories include best marketing campaign, most improved business and most inspiring cultural ambassador. Submit your nomination before 4.30 PM PST this Friday!         Read More

Destination Canada seeking new Board Chairperson

We are looking for an inspirational leader who is dedicated to promoting Canada’s tourism industry and who can continue to build Destination Canada’s reputation with our shareholder and internationally. Applications close December 1, 2016.           Read More

Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) Reminder

A reminder that if you’re organising visitors to Canada, visa-exempt foreign nationals (including Mexico as of December 1) flying to or transiting through Canada are required to obtain an eTA. Check out the online resources and help spread the word to your colleagues and clients to make sure everyone is able to explore Canada.          Read More

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