Ottawa Tourism boss Michael Crockatt said $1 billion in new spending earmarked for pandemic-battered sector across Canada suggests the feds understand the economic importance of the industry.
While this year's festival won't be happening, Bluesfest boss Mark Monahan said Rage Against the Machine has already been confirmed as a headliner for 2022.
It will be the 12th time Ottawa has staged the country's premier figure skating event.
Downtown convention facility that attracted more than 63,000 out-of-town visitors in the 2019-20 fiscal year has seen its revenues plummet during the pandemic.
A new 10-week training program is aimed at helping Indigenous entrepreneurs bring their tourism business ideas to life.
Guests who book at least a two-day stay in one of 30 participating hotels will receive the cards as part of a new promotional campaign.
Free "digital passport" allows users to get discounts and special offers from more than 60 local tourism businesses.
Event that's expected to generate more than $3.6 million in economic activity will be a "big shot in the arm" for beleaguered tourism industry, mayor says.
Ottawa’s main tourism marketing agency will receive millions of dollars in federal funding as part of a campaign to kickstart the beleaguered hospitality industry.
Mayor says campaign will target local residents as well as visitors from nearby cities such as Kingston and Montreal.