Local tourism industry needs a long-term plan to make sure the goodwill generated by city’s Canada 150 celebrations doesn’t go to waste once the glow has faded, experts say
For nearly a decade, Pat Kelly tried to entice business to Ottawa’s downtown convention centre as its CEO. Now, he’s on the other side of the table.
Centre of attention: New Shaw Centre CEO believes Ottawa can live up to title of 'Canada's meeting place'
The Shaw Centre’s new boss definitely can’t be accused of setting the bar too low.
When Pat Kelly was named CEO of the Ottawa Congress Centre in 2007, one of the first things he did was find out how many conventions would have to be relocated while the archaic facility was torn d
When Pat Kelly arrived in Ottawa to become GM of the Westin Hotel in 1988, the main topic of conversation in the local tourism industry was the need for a larger downtown convention centr