Quebec City has been on the World’s Best Cities list for more than a decade, thanks in part to its friendly locals who don’t laugh at tourists' attempts to resurrect their high-school-level French. This year in Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards survey, Quebec City was named Canada's Best City.
Since my last post in May, the TTRA Canada Board of Directors held its annual spring meeting behind the walls of the historic Monastère des Augustines in Québec City; TTRA International held its annual conference way high up in the resort village of Vail, Colorado and planning for the upcoming TTRA Canada Edmonton Conference is in full swing following a great responses to our call for participation.
Registration for the 2016 TTRA Canada conference - September 28 to 30 in Edmonton AB - is now open!
Animating downtown spaces for tourists will be the focus of TTRA Canada’s conference case study this year. With more than $4billion in investment slated for Edmonton’s downtown core – lessons on (re)envisioning downtown spaces as places to gather, recreate, engage, and learn will be shared with conference delegates.
Vancouver will see the biggest growth in overnight tourist visits this year, according to a new outlook report that predicts a strong overall year for tourism in Canada.
It's not too late to present at this year's TTRA Canada conference in Edmonton (Sept 28th to 30th). The call has been extended to June 8th, so get those submissions in.
Tourism is about people and about the places they visit. TTRA Canada will be hosting its 21st conference from September 28th to 30th in Edmonton.
How can we make our destinations shine? Moniek Hover, keynote speaker at the 2016 TTRA Canada conference ~ September 28 to 30, 2016 | Edmonton, AB ~ will help delegates understand how storytelling can animate places.
REMINDER! The May 31st deadline for the TTRA Canada awards is fast-approaching, so get those submissions in! Lots of opportunities for cash awards.
Destination Europe | Long-Haul Travel Barometer | 2/2016