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Major's Hill Park, view of Parliament, Cycling

Economic Impact Study

Tourism is a major economic generator for the city of Ottawa and the surrounding region. Tourism contributes directly to local Ottawa employment and the economy in the region through the ongoing operations and activities of different businesses that sell products and services to non-local visitors. Ottawa is the nation’s capital and is home to a high quality accommodations industry, and a diverse offering of family attractions, experiences and festivals. The city’s tourism industry makes significant economic contributions to the local economy, the Province of Ontario and beyond.

  • Download the infographic (.pdf)
  • Click here for the Ottawa Tourism Economic Impact Study Executive Summary

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