Graham Lanktree, Metro News | New food trucks and carts have proved a wild success in Ottawa on the first day offering up their eats as 525 bracelets to get samples at the Street Food Showcase sold out and large lines snaked around the lawn of city ... read more »
Maria Cook, Ottawa Citizen | OTTAWA — From the outside, the Mayfair Theatre on Bank Street isn’t much, admits co-owner Lee Demarbre. However, on the inside, Ottawa’s oldest movie house is a “cinema cathedral,” designed to evoke the ... read more »
Matthew Pearson, Ottawa Citizen | OTTAWA — The Ottawa Convention Centre pumped more than $100 million into the local economy in its first full year of operation, says an economic impact report to be released Monday.
Curtis Rush, The Star | Ottawa no longer wants to waste time and money trying to lure American tourists to the land of moose, mountains and Mounties. According to a new report, the U.S. has become one of Canada’s poorest performing tourism ... read more »
Mark Sutcliffe, Ottawa Citizen | OTTAWA — Some people seem to think the conversation about how to improve Ottawa as a destination for tourists, business visitors and residents should last years, if not decades. I don’t think it’s that ... read more »
Courtney Symons, Ottawa Business Journal | Associations play such a pivotal role in Ottawa's economy that the local tourism sector will do a song and dance to keep there here, sometimes literally.
The Montreal Gazette | Thirty years ago my father took me to my first BB King concert, and halfway through BB’s set at Montreal’s Place des Arts, King invited butch blues legend Willie Mae “Big Mama” Thornton onstage to belt out a song.
Teresa Smith, Ottawa Citizen | OTTAWA — The Canadian Museum of Civilization announced Tuesday that 14 of its staff would be laid off, effective immediately. In total, 24 positions were eliminated at the Canadian Museum of Civilization and its ... read more »
Mike Brownlee, Ottawa Business Journal |The City of Ottawa is implementing changes for which local advocates have long been clamouring by adding some new offerings to the local street meat menu, but those in the industry say more can be done to ... read more »
[Advisory] Presented by the Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation (OTMPC) the 2013 Ontario Tourism Marketing Awards of Excellence recognize the best Ontario tourism marketing programs and promotions produced in calendar year ... read more »