This week, Destination Canada released its Revisiting Tourism: Canada’s Visitor Economy One Year into the Global Pandemic. The report paints a bleak picture of the state of tourism for 2021 and beyond. With an anticipated drop of 35% compared with 2019’s $67.9 billion total Canadian tourism demand, the report portends “the state of the visitor economy is more dire than the impacts following 9/11, […]
Like most people, for as far back as I can remember, I have loved stories. I loved reading them, hearing about them, seeing them on film or TV, even reliving them with my own, imaginary-world twist. (My siblings – who shall remain nameless to protect my reputation – have way too many embarrassing ‘stories’ about my great adventures […]
A study by Statistics Canada in October suggests that the economic impact of COVID-19 on the tourism industry could reach over $37 billion and result in a loss of over 400,000 jobs.