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Canada was named the number 1 country to visit in 2017 by Lonely Planet

I’m very proud to see that Canada was named the number 1 country to visit in 2017 by Lonely Planet. With Canada’s sesquicentennial celebrations just around the corner, our Nation’s Capital is ready to host the biggest party ever thrown for our great country. Be here for Canada’s Big Year! Read Ottawa Tourism’s News Release below: — Ottawa Tourism elated Lonely Planet recognizes Canada as #1 place to visit in 2017 Capitalizing on Ottawa’s year-long…
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Mayor Watson announces Cher and many more high-profile world leaders & celebrities attending 2016 One Young World Summit

Opening Ceremony to take place on Parliament Hill Ottawa, ON – Today, Mayor Jim Watson announced the high-profile names of world leaders from politics, entertainment, business and the community who will be attending the 2016 One Young World Summit taking place in Ottawa from September 28 to October 1, 2016. The Summit, which is considered the world’s premier global youth forum, will welcome 1,300 exceptional young leaders aged 18-30 from around the globe.  Attendees will…
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Registration now open for Tourism Summit on May 30

The City of Ottawa and Ottawa Tourism, in partnership with the Economic Club of Canada, will hold a Tourism Summit on May 30, bringing together tourism experts, stakeholders, businesses, and the general public to examine Ottawa’s tourism industry beyond 2017. The summit, part of Tourism Week in Canada, is sponsored by the Ottawa Gatineau Hotel Association and the Shaw Centre. “Next year is our big year as we celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday. As the nation’s…
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