Articles tagged “Destination Canada”

Tourism

Canadians Wary of Outside Visitors as Travel Restrictions Loosen Monday

The repercussions of drawn-out, draconian Covid restrictions are clear. It will take time to strengthen Canadians' feelings about welcoming back international visitors, but also to rebuild consumer confidence in traveling to Canada.

Canadians Wary of Outside Visitors as Travel Restrictions Loosen Monday

Tourism

Destination Canada’s Unique Status-Match Promotion With Air Canada Shows Promise

Destination Canada broke new ground by helping to pay for many U.S. elite status flyers to get matching status on Air Canada. The promotion was a noteworthy example of a destination marketing organization working with a travel tech company to target high-value customers.

Destination Canada’s Unique Status-Match Promotion With Air Canada Shows Promise

Tourism

Canada’s Indigenous Tourism Branding Serves as Model for the Americas

At a time when travel demand for inclusion is on the rise — not to mention a global reckoning on racial equity — the Canadian government’s neglect of its once-robust indigenous tourism sector is clearly short-sighted. Will a new campaign find Canadians heeding a different call instead this summer?

Tourism

Canada’s Vaccine Misstep Is Hurting Tourism Recovery

Things change fast in a pandemic. Canada ranked first in tight Covid restrictions, then it trailed the U.S. in vaccinations. Now it's playing catch up, while asking Canadians to help by spending the bulk of their vacation savings at home this summer, and not next door. Will they listen?

Canada’s Vaccine Misstep Is Hurting Tourism Recovery

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Meet the Local Scientist Using 3D Computer Vision to Attract Visitors to Québec City

Jean-Francois Lalonde, an associate professor at Université Laval in Québec City, studies computer vision and artificial intelligence. He’s also playing a leading role in attracting and hosting events within Canada’s technology sector.

Meet the Local Scientist Using 3D Computer Vision to Attract Visitors to Québec City

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Meet the Leading Voice of Maritime Canada’s “Ocean Economy”

Regional innovators like Cathy Hogan, an expert within Canada’s natural resources and ocean technology sectors, are continuing to drive the future of meetings, tourism, and economic development within Canada.

Meet the Leading Voice of Maritime Canada’s “Ocean Economy”

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Skift Global Forum Video: Tapping Into Local Innovation to Drive Business Events and Resilient Communities

In this video conversation from Skift Global Forum, we hear from Destination Canada Business Events about the crucial role that local experts will play in driving the future of business events and sustaining economic growth.

Skift Global Forum Video: Tapping Into Local Innovation to Drive Business Events and Resilient Communities

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Meet the Microbiologist Helping to Attract Business Events to the Canadian Prairies

Tapping into local experts like Dr. Vikram Misra, a professor in microbiology at the University of Saskatchewan, is helping Destination Canada attract meetings, break down silos, and drive long-term economic growth.

Meet the Microbiologist Helping to Attract Business Events to the Canadian Prairies

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Skift Forum Europe Video: Key Strategies DMOs can use to Drive Economic Growth

In this video conversation from Skift Forum Europe 2020, we learn more about how Destination Canada's business events strategy is bridging the gap between tourism, meetings, and economic development sectors.

Skift Forum Europe Video: Key Strategies DMOs can use to Drive Economic Growth