Annual Tourism Congress takes stock of Canada's successful year

Minister Chagger delivers keynote address at Canadian Tourism Hall of Fame Luncheon

November 29, 2016 – Gatineau – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Following the best summer for tourism in more than a decade, Lonely Planet’s top pick of Canada for Best in Travel 2017 and National Geographic Traveler Magazine’s inclusion of Banff in its Best Trips list, the tourism sector has much to celebrate.

As part of the Tourism Industry Association of Canada’s (TIAC) annual Tourism Congress, industry stakeholders, partners, elected officials and decision makers gathered in the National Capital Region to recognize the successes of the past year and discuss the road forward for Canadian tourism. The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Small Business and Tourism, delivered a keynote address at the Canadian Tourism Hall of Fame Luncheon and talked about support for a new tourism vision for Canada.

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