Ottawa Tourism

Ottawa in the News – 2014

Published: December 13, 2014
Blogger Claire for blog Backpacking Bella wrote a lovely post about How to Spend the Perfect Day in Ottawa: Canada’s Underrated Capital.
http://www.backpackingbella.com/how-to-spend-the-perfect-day-in-ottawa-canadas-underrated-capital


Published: December 10, 2014
Journalist Ilona Biro visited Ottawa in November for Poutinefest and wrote an article about the festival for popular blog Vacay.ca.
http://vacay.ca/2014/12/its-all-gravy-at-ottawas-poutinefest


Published: November 26, 2014
Blogger Lisa Gervais wrote about a fun-filled girls’ getaway to Ottawa on popular blog Vacay.ca.
http://vacay.ca/2014/11/a-fun-filled-girls-weekend-in-ottawa


Published: November 18, 2014
Newspaper The Ottawa Citizen covered the Gold Medal Plates Competition, which took place in Ottawa on November 17, 2014. The online article was published on November 18, 2014.
http://ottawacitizen.com/life/food/my-tasting-notes-from-the-2014-ottawa-gold-medal-plates-competition


Published: November 9, 2014
Edinblogger, an Edinburg, U.K.-based blogging couple wrote a post about Ottawa as a vacation destination.
http://www.edinblogger.com/2014/edinburgh-ottawa


Published: Early October 2014
French-language blogger Carole St-Denis came to Ottawa in early October to explore the city with her family for website Zurbaines.
http://zurbaines.com/fr/zescapades/weekend-ottawa-famille


Published: October 3, 2014
Germany-based journalist Rasso Knowler visited Ottawa in September 2014 and wrote about the city for an online German publication, in which he referred to Ottawa as “The perfect playground for outdoor enthusiasts.”
http://www.t-online.de/reisen/aktivurlaub/id_71637616/ottawa-die-perfekte-spielwiese-fuer-outdoorfans.html


Published: Late October 2014
Two California-based brothers known on YouTube.com as the Vagabrothers visited Ottawa in October 2014 and produced this YouTube video:


Published: Not listed
Toronto, Ontario-based journalist Miriam Porter is a 2014 finalist for Ontario Tourism’s Travel Media Award for her OTTAWA IS THE PURR-FECT ESCAPE FOR FAMILIES article, which appeared on Travelife Magazine’s website.
http://www.travelife.ca/en-us/destinations/northamerica/canada/ontario/ottawaisthepurr-fectescapeforfamilies.aspx


Published: October 11, 2014
U.S.-based travel show Travel Thru History features Ottawa through a historical lens. Shot in June, the half-hour television episode aired in October.


Published: September 30, 2014
Located just outside of Ottawa’s downtown core, Ottawa Tourism member Great Canadian Bungee was mentioned in a New York Times article by Julie Weed about adventurous fall travel.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/30/business/fall-foliage-travel-turns-adventurous.html?_r=1


Published: September 22, 2014
Ottawa Tourism provides a recap of The Amazing Race Canada Season Two finale with details about Ottawa’s important cultural attractions that were visited during the show.


Published: Late September 2014

Ottawa was featured in the September edition of U.K.-based Association Meetings International magazine, which mentioned Ottawa being the host city for One Young World in 2016.
http://www.meetpie.com/ami/news/newsdetails.aspx?newsid=19190&t=This-event-will-put-us-on-global-stage-says-Ottawa-tourism-chief


Published: Mid-September 2014

A duo from U.K.-based luxury tour operator Black Tomato visited Ottawa this September on a whirlwind trip. They wrote a blog post about their short-but-sweet visit!
http://www.blacktomato.com/country/canada/moment-ottawa/


Published: Early September 2014

This September, Ottawa was featured on Canada AM as it was a key location for the two-hour television finale of Amazing Race Canada. Ben Mulroney, host of eTalk, also did an Ottawa segment in which he visited the Ottawa REDBLACKS and popular restaurant Hintonburger.
http://www.ctv.ca/etalk