For Newfoundland and Labrador there is no such thing as an accidental tourist. It takes deliberate planning to visit here... compelled by curiosity and the promise of what's unique and different in our culture, history, lifestyle, nature and dramatic scenery.
Today, Newfoundland and Labrador distinguishes itself as one of Canada's fastest growing tourism destinations. And tourism companies and operators offering services here have been reaping the rewards. Newfoundland and Labrador is an arresting and compelling destination possessing a blend of unique offerings including exclusive, locally-made products, dramatic seascape and landscape, significant history, distinct culture, and genuine people.
This Travel Trade section complements the other information found in the website. We look forward to working with you to ensure your success in offering Newfoundland and Labrador as a top-of-mind travel destination for your clients.
And if your clients are cruisers looking for somewhere different, the coast offers sightseeing that includes whales and icebergs, plus shore excursions that are fun-filled and informative. St. John’s has twice been chosen the port with the best welcome. For more information on cruising in Newfoundland and Labrador, please visit Cruise the Edge.
Convention and meeting planners regularly tell us they get an attendance spike when Newfoundland and Labrador is the site of their event. Everyone wants to come, and more partners and family attend too. Incentive travel professionals can offer salmon angling for wild Atlantic salmon or trophy brook trout, diving to World War II shipwrecks, divine cuisine, frolicking with whales and many more rewarding experiences.
28 Feb 2013
In the 1950s, Canada’s Department of Transport commissioned a modernist makeover for a tiny international air hub in Newfoundland, a design that has proven as timeless as it was trendsetting.
28 Feb 2013
With a booming economy and tourism numbers rising, the province of Newfoundland and Labrador has announced some major infrastructure projects. Nowhere is the growth more visible than in the capital, St. John’s, where hotel development is expected to expand with 700 new hotel rooms to be added. In addition, a ten-year $167 million capital improvement program for the St. John’s International Airport is underway, and the St. John’s Convention Centre will double in size by 2016.
We take a long-term view with less emphasis on short-term fixes and wins,” says Nora Duke, speaking about the company over which she presides. It’s a no-nonsense approach that has served Fortis Properties well, particularly through the last stretch of economic hardship that has sent many of its contemporaries tumbling — well enough, indeed, to score Company-of-the-Year honours in this year’s edition of Kostuch Media’s Pinnacle Awards.
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Chatter is Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism's social media home base. This is where our YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr pages meet. Find out what’s happening right now, and browse through stunning videos and photos.
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