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    Edmonton Partnership Boost Event Marketing

      Edmonton Destination Marketing Hotels (EDMH) and Explore Edmonton Corporation have formalized a partnership which creates a powerhouse in event attraction and marketing of the City of Edmonton. The two organizations signed a Memorandum of Understanding where EDMH will provide important marketing funds to Explore Edmonton to bolster marketing initiatives in the city’s tourism and hospitality sector. This is a key step as Edmonton looks to recover from the devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic. “While we’ve been working together for a…

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    Hotel Association of Canada welcomes Adrienne Foster

    The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) has announced the appointment of Adrienne Foster as vice-president, policy and public affairs. In her new role, Foster will spearhead the industry’s recovery efforts including a focus on public policy that supports tourism and hospitality growth, urgency and attention on the labour crisis and ensuring a level playing field amongst all accommodation providers. Foster has championed the travel industry in Canada for more than 10 years. With both public and private sector experience, she…

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  • Stronger growth in tourism expected this year after a weak 2018

    Press Release The number of overnight visits from both within Canada and international markets is projected to increase by 2.0 per cent in 2019, according to The Conference Board of Canada’s Travel Markets Outlook reports. While Canadian households are expected to face growing economic and financial challenges heading into 2019, domestic travel volumes are still projected to increase. According to our travel intentions survey, a growing share of Canadian households plan to take a winter vacation, and among those, a slightly higher share plan to…

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