Tourism

More than 440,000 passengers travelled through the Macdonald-Cartier International Airport last month, an increase of 8.7 per cent from the year before.
Representatives from Ottawa Tourism have returned from a week-long, three-city visit to China meant to court the nation’s rising tide of travellers.
Anyone renting an Airbnb listing in the nation's capital will have to start paying a four-per-cent hotel tax starting today.
Organizers say this year’s edition was bolstered by good weather as well as several acts that drew capacity crowds.
The Conference Board of Canada expects the exposure from the capital's Canada 150 celebrations to contribute to higher visitor volumes for years to come
Canadian Heritage said only 6,000 people attended the noon-hour show on Parliament Hill, which is thousands less than last year.
Le Boat offers out-of-town visitors and local residents alike a novel way to appreciate the beauty of the Rideau Canal, says columnist Michael Prentice.
Last year, visitors endured lengthy waits in long lineups and many complained of a lack of communication and co-ordination.
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Though the urban areas of the nation’s capital have much to offer for visitors and residents alike, the region is also laden with hidden gems in its more rural stretches.
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