Calgarywill remain in the spotlight today as 2,000delegates show up in the city for a significant tourist conference.
Rendez- vous Canadamatches purchasers and seller in a series of speed-dating-style visits created to obtain great deals of offers done rapidly.
TourismCalgary CEO Cindy Ady states the occasion is & nbsp;a chance to display the city.
“We’re actually taking them out on food tours and craft beer tours and adventure tours. I mean, they’re seeing a whole bunch of different things in between the buy-sell piece … which just familiarizes people with our area and what they can expect,”she stated.
“And so we get to show them all that Calgary has to offer and show them why it’s a great idea for them to sell us.”
Businesstravel represent about 25 percent of Calgary’s tourist sector, while for & nbsp;most cities & nbsp;that figure is more detailed to 11 percent, Ady stated.
So, after & nbsp;a number of lean years for company journeys to Calgary & nbsp;in the wake of the energy-sector decline, Tourism Calgary has actually striven to make up a few of the distinction by bring in more leisure visitors.
Thereare indications that method is working, Ady informed the CalgaryEyeopener
“On the leisure side, we’re seeing some really good positive indicators,”she stated.
TheAsian tourist market has actually been growing given that Hainan Airlines began direct flights from Calgary to Beijing in 2015, Ady states. There are 105 delegates originating from China to the conference, which runs May 9 to May 12 at the BMO Centre.
Rendez- vous Canada is held each year in various a Canadian city.
Withfiles from the CalgaryEyeopener
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