Ottawa Tourism

Benefits & Options

Members of Ottawa Tourism become leaders in the local and regional tourism industry by capitalizing on information and opportunities provided to them.

Exclusive Member Benefits

  • Receive a business listing on Ottawa Tourism’s website,, including email and website links.
  • Network with others in the industry at a variety of events, including the Annual General Meeting, Stars of the City, the Ottawa Tourism Awards, and more.
  • Have the opportunity to showcase special events or exhibits on Ottawa Tourism’s online Event Calendar, or to be included on itineraries for visiting travel media.
  • Access monthly statistics on hotel occupancy, convention and travel trade business and more.
  •  Receive Ottawa Tourism’s Membership Newsletter to stay up-to-date on activities at Ottawa Tourism and in the industry as a whole.
  • Ability to select additional membership options. Our membership options provide opportunities to effectively target the tourism markets that make sense for each business, so members pay ONLY for the visibility they want.
  • Option to purchase advertising on Ottawa Tourism’s Website or have your product or service included in a Getaway Package for consumers.
  •  Easy to update Member information via an Extranet site.
  •  Your service or product promoted first to visitors requesting information from our office.
  • Placement of a business brochure at Ottawa Tourism’s self-service rack at the CF Rideau Centre Customer Service desk.
  •  Opportunity to present your service or product to Ottawa Tourism staff.
  • Convention Services.

Select Your Membership Options

Members can choose from none, one or any combination of our two membership options to target the tourism markets that make sense for their business.

Leisure, Tour & Travel Option

Benefits Include:

  • One business listing, and the opportunity to advertise in the annual Visitor Guide (300,000 combined English and French copies produced and distributed annually).
  • One business listing, and the opportunity to advertise in the annual Destination Planner’s Guide distributed to tour operators, travel agents and meeting planners.
  • Reduced rate on paid banner advertising.
  • Tour & Travel business leads for group, independent traveler (FIT) and other travel professional business.
  • The opportunity to participate in additional Leisure, Tour & Travel promotions, such as familiarization tours, sales blitzes, networking events, promotions, advertising opportunities and campaigns

Convention & Meeting Option

Benefits Include:

  • One business listing, and the opportunity to advertise in the Destination Planner’s Guide distributed to convention and meeting planners.
  • Profile on and business leads via Planner Extranet on an ongoing basis, as well as Ottawa Tourism’s Convention Calendar of confirmed meetings.
  • The opportunity to participate in additional Convention & Meeting promotions, such as familiarization tours, sales blitzes, the annual convention campaign and more.

We encourage you to participate in Ottawa Tourism’s networking and promotional activities to make the most of your membership.

Membership Brochure (.pdf)   

Membership Rates (.pdf)   

Membership General Application (.pdf)

For more information about membership options and benefits, please contact our Membership department at [email protected] or by phone at 613-237-5150, ext. 125.