COVID-19 Update

Ottawa Tourism’s top priority is the health and safety of our community and our visitors, and we look forward to welcoming visitors back to the region. While Ottawa is in the reopening stages of COVID-19, our website may not reflect current offerings. Please contact each business or entity directly before making plans.

Parliament Hill in Winter

Ottawa Tourism governance

Ottawa Tourism Board of Directors: 2021-2022

  • Colin Morrison, Ottawa Embassy Hotel and Suites, Chair of the Board, Chair of the Travel Trade Committee  
  • Stefanie Siska, C’est Bon Cooking, Vice Chair
  • Stéphane Pelletier, Ottawa Marriott, Chair of the Meetings and Conventions Committee  
  • Chris Pierce, Les Suites Hotel, Ottawa, Chair of the Marketing Committee  
  • Nyle Kelly, Brookstreet Hotel, Chair of the MAT Management Committee  
  • Martin Lacelle, representing Tourisme Prescott-Russell, Chair of the Rural Tourism Committee  
  • John Swettenham, Canadian Museum of Nature, Past Chair  
  • Cindy VanBuskirk, City of Ottawa 
  • Steve Ball, Ottawa Gatineau Hotel Association 
  • Joel Tkach, Ottawa International Airport Authority 
  • Nina Kressler, Shaw Centre 
  • Sofia Santiso-Borsten, Zak’s Diner 
  • Marc Forgette, Makatew Workshops  
  • Jasna Jennings, ByWard Market BIA 
  • Anthony Leblanc, Ottawa Senators 
  • Denise Siele, National Gallery of Canada 
  • Steve Wilson, Escape Manor  

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