Record tourism numbers; how we help you beat the masses

Our friends at Destination Canada published new statistics over the weekend showing 2019 was the third consecutive record year for tourism to Canada.

Arrivals by air totalled 22.1 million people, the first time that figure surpassed the 22 million mark.

Source countries of note (by volume) were:

International tourism is indeed big business in Canada.

Visitors spent nearly $105 billion bucks in 2019, and their spending supports roughly 1 in 10 jobs across the country.

In Ottawa, tourism and hospitality is the third largest employment sector.

We love to welcome the world. And visitors from all over usually love to see our G-7 capital city.

But, if you’ve ever been in a place with high tourist traffic, you likely know that sometimes things can be a *little* too touristy. All those people can just get overwhelming.

Ottawa, Canada – February 16, 2020: People wait in line on Sparks Street for the Snow Bus to take them to a different venue of the annual Winterlude festival.

That’s where we come in.

We take you out of the obvious, and steer you away from tourist traps.

Our customized itinerary services will get you to places you might not find on your own. We go beyond the guidebooks to give you a taste of the city that is usually reserved for locals only.

So, let us be your guide for your next visit to Ottawa.

We will help you make the most of every minute, and ensure you leave with unforgettable memories.

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