OTTAWA, November 13, 2023— Ottawa Tourism welcomes the National Tour Association’s (NTA) decision to host their 2025 Travel Exchange in Ottawa. Travel Exchange is NTA’s annual convention, during which global travel professionals meet under one roof to share ideas, exchange information that builds multi-day travel itineraries, and form partnerships. A premier yearly industry event, Travel Exchange features today’s most sought-after experiences from every U.S. state, Canadian province and 30+ countries worldwide as well as an unmatched educational program which is aimed to skill-up the industry to meet consumer demand.
This event will be an opportunity to showcase Ottawa’s tourism industry to hundreds of travel professionals from North America and across the world. Ottawa Tourism is eager to showcase Canada’s capital city’s unique blend of sightseeing, culture, outdoor beauty, altogether in a relaxed urban atmosphere that make Ottawa a perfect destination for tour operators, student tour operators, travel agents and travel professionals who wish to plan memorable travel experiences for their clients.
“We look forward to be hosting the NTA’s 2025 conference and believe it will be instrumental in bolstering a new era of growth for our visitor economy. This will be a perfect opportunity for our hotels, restaurants and attractions operators to draw in more visitors for years to come through relationships with travel trade professionals,” says Michael Crockatt, President and CEO of Ottawa Tourism. “Not only is this great for visibility, but having industry leaders from all corners of the world will also bring great minds together in our community to innovate and generate sustainable growth for our industry.”
About Ottawa Tourism
Through its values of inclusivity, trust, collaboration, and innovation, Ottawa Tourism pursues its vision to be one of Canada’s most visited, sustainable, vibrant, and appealing urban destinations, as well as the tourism authority for key economic development and city-building decisions in Ottawa. Before the pandemic, the industry welcomed an estimated 11 million visitors annually and generated $3 billion in economic output.
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