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January 19, 2016

CEDEC tourism projects diversify local economies

As part of our Tourism 2025 strategy, CEDEC is supporting the development of high quality tourism products. By bringing stakeholders together and working on collaborative projects, CEDEC is helping establish tourism as a means to diversify local economies across Quebec. A good example of this is our partnership with the Coasters Association on the Lower [...]
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December 21, 2015

Tourist Routes to Linguistic and Cultural Heritage Sites

A good way for communities to showcase their distinctive cultural and linguistic features is to create tourist routes that link them together, thereby boosting economic development. Read on to learn about some inspiring examples for small communities. Tourism route – Success factors In their policy on tourist route signage, Québec’s Ministry of Tourism and its Ministry of Transport define [...]
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December 16, 2015

Co-creating tourism clusters for regional success

By: Audrey Keating, Project Manager (CEDEC) Do you know what it takes to increase tourism visitation in your region? With experiential tourism gaining in popularity, actors from various sectors of the industry are adjusting their offer to compete in the new trend. However, marketing a product or service is not always a competition, at least not when it comes to [...]
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December 8, 2015

Tourism Intelligence Network – Edition 2

Edition 2 | December 2015 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 Genealogy Tourism: Walking in the footsteps of their forefathers A new Franco-Ontarian [...]
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October 7, 2015

Tourism Intelligence Network – Edition 1

Edition 1 | October 2015 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 Celtic Colours International Festival Travelling exhibitions of the Basque Cultural Institute Shetland [...]
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