Ottawa Tourism

tour times

September 2018

Tour Times is the official newsletter of Ottawa Tourism’s Travel Trade department, providing Travel Trade professionals with important industry information and Ottawa Tourism member updates. 

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CREATE MEMORABLE EXPERIENCES FOR YOUR CLIENTS IN THE CAPITAL

CREATE MEMORABLE EXPERIENCES FOR YOUR CLIENTS IN THE CAPITAL

Ottawa Tourism is here to help travel professionals of all kinds offer their clients successful travel experiences to Canada’s capital! One of the country’s most popular destinations for group, student and FIT travelers, Ottawa offers a unique blend of sightseeing, culture, outdoor beauty and a relaxed urban atmosphere. Explore what’s new and popular for visitors and access Ottawa Tourism’s travel trade resources for planning assistance.

NEW IN OTTAWA

NEW IN OTTAWA

CMH Multilingual App

What language do your travelers speak? The Canadian Museum of History is launching a new mobile application this fall that will provide visitors a peek at the Museum’s highlights in Mandarin, Spanish, German, Japanese and Korean.

Lowertown Brewery

Located in the ByWard Market, Lowertown features a fully functioning brewery and open-concept kitchen. Can accommodate groups from 40-150, with semi-private areas for smaller groups. Offer beer tastings and tours.

SEASONAL TOURS

SEASONAL TOURS

Le Boat

Europe’s largest self-driving boating company recently launched their first North American operations on the Rideau Canal – running seasonally from May to October. Various boat options – sleeps 4-10 people.

Pirate Adventures Ottawa

Handling family travel? All aboard the 75-minute interactive pirate ship theatre cruise! Equipped with costumes, face paint, treasure maps, sword fights, water cannons and of course, sunken treasures.

MEMORABLE OTTAWA EXPERIENCES

MEMORABLE OTTAWA EXPERIENCES

Canada Day

Give your clients the ultimate Canadiana experience by including Canada Day festivities in their travel plans! On July 1st, downtown Ottawa is flooded with red and white, celebrations and free entertainment. Canada Day 2019 is still slated to take place on Parliament Hill, Major’s Hill Park, and the Canadian Museum of History, as it has in past years. Celebrations will move off Parliament Hill in 2020 due to construction.

Great Canadian Bungee / Morrison’s Quarry

Booking thrill-seeking travelers? The tallest bungee in North America, the Great Canadian Bungee attracts adventurous locals and visitors throughout the year. A short 20-minute drive from Ottawa’s core, the green-blue quarry beneath the bungee is a popular watering hole for divers and casual summer swimmers.

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