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July 23, 2019

How to make your tourism business stand out

In Canada, tourism generates $102 billion in annual economic activity, 1.8 million jobs, and contributes as much to our country’s wealth as agriculture, fisheries and forestry combined. Over half (56%) of tourism jobs are in rural areas and tend to be filled by young people and new Canadians. And increasingly, seniors are taking jobs in [...]
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August 15, 2018

Economic development the underlying theme of InSitu art exhibits

The importance of economic vitality and economic development for rural communities was a strong underlying theme in an evening of tribute to the community of Barachois on August 5, 2018, featuring the documentary Barachois In Situ (2016 edition). Serving also to present the artists participating in the 2018 Barachois InSitu, CEDEC hosted this event in [...]
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April 24, 2018

Slow Cities: Synonymous with Good Living

In partnership with RDÉE Canada and the Chaire de tourism Transat de l'ESG UQAM, this initiative is designed to share essential information to support the development of the tourism industry within Canada's Official Language Minority Communities. Analysis document The “Slow City” brand, a key tool for leveraging rural areas, emphasizes the importance of residents’ quality [...]
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April 19, 2018

Tourism Information Network – Edition 13

TOURISM INTELLIGENCE NETWORK | Edition 13 | March 2018 In partnership with RDÉE Canada and the Chaire de tourism Transat de l'ESG UQAM, this initiative is designed to share essential information to support the development of the tourism industry within Canada's Official Language Minority Communities. PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Joining the village-relais network The term village-relais refers [...]
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February 5, 2018

Tourism Information Network – Edition 12

TOURISM INTELLIGENCE NETWORK | Edition 12 | January 2018 In partnership with RDÉE Canada and the Chaire de tourism Transat de l'ESG UQAM, this initiative is designed to share essential information to support the development of the tourism industry within Canada's Official Language Minority Communities. PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Selfie Museums Open in the U.S. The United [...]
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