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Tourism Yukon's 3rd Annual Open House - October 24, 2014

Come and hear about "Yukon Now" our new domestic marketing campaign, learn about Yukon's visitors from our latest research, and share a 60 second shout-out for your business this winter.

Tourism Open House
Friday, October 24, 2014
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Yukon Visitor Information Centre (100 Hanson Street)
* Lunch included from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

This is a free event, however for catering purposes please register in advance. 


China Tourism Opportunities for Yukon - November 21, 2014

How are you, and your business preparing to welcome the largest and highest spending travel market in history? Do you know how to best attract this market?

The China Forum will help to address these and other questions with representatives from the Canadian Tourism Commission, Destination B.C., Travel Alberta, and Tourism Yukon. There will also be an industry panel with representatives from tour operators already hosting Chinese visitors to Canada.

Please join us for an informative and interactive event which will include a hosted lunch.

China Forum – Yukon
Friday, November 21 
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
High Country Inn, Room B

Space is limited.


Tourism is a vital component to the sustainability of Yukon’s economy. It remains the territory’s second-largest industry, contributes over 100 million to Yukon’s GDP and generates jobs for approximately 25% of the territory’s employed residents.

At Tourism Yukon, we support the development of our industry in the following ways:

Industry Services

The Industry Services unit offers tourism Product Development advice and counselling, along with visitor Research data and information regarding Resource and Land Planning. Industry Services is also responsible for managing the Product Development Partnership Program and the Tourism Cooperative Marketing Fund. Want to make your business ideas into a reality? Come and talk to us!

Marketing

The Marketing team takes your market and export ready tourism products and shouts them out to the world! We work with tour operators, suppliers, travel agents, travel media and meeting professionals to attract international visitors to your unique business and our beautiful backyard.

Visitor Services

Visitor Services play an important role in promoting your experiences to tourists once they are in Yukon.  At our six Visitor Information Centres (VICs) we provide high quality information that encourages visitors to stay longer, spend more money, revisit a region, or experience more of the amazing surprises that our territory has to offer.

Contact Tourism Branch

Deborah Greenlaw
Administrative Assistant
Department of Tourism & Culture
Government of Yukon
Phone: 1-867-667-3053
Toll free (In Yukon): 1-800-661-0408,  local 3053
Fax: 1-867-667-3546

Office Location
100, Hanson St
Whitehorse, Yukon

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 2703 (L-1)
Whitehorse, Yukon
Canada Y1A 2C6