Industry News & Articles

Canadian Tourism Big Winners in New Canada-China Trade Relationship

Announcement of seven new Visa Application Centres and designation of 2018 as Year of Canada-China Tourism bode well for future growth

Industry News & Articles

The Federal Government wants your input on Canada’s New Tourism Vision

The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister for Small Business and Tourism is in the process of developing Canada's New Tourism Vision, a set of policies and initiatives focusing on increasing international visitation to Canada and growing Canada's tourism sector.

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Studies & papers

2014 Summer Travel Snapshot

2014 Summer Travel Snapshot from TIAC and Visa shows US visitors are top spenders with visitors from China ranking second; Top spending categories include retail and lodging with full-service restaurant spending up 9.4%

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Industry News & Articles

TIAC Congress Wrap Up

If mood’s an indicator of success, then the 2013 TIAC Congress was a standout: this was one of the most optimistic gatherings of tourism professionals I’ve attended in some time.

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Tourism Industry Encouraged by Throne Speech

David Goldstein, President and CEO of the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) responded to the government's intention to "promote Canada as a top destination for tourism," as stated in the Speech from the Throne.