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What’s Happening

Tourism Open House - Klondike

Tourism is hosting an Open House for the Klondike area. Businesses, tourism operators, cultural organizations, front line staff and anyone involved with visitors to Yukon are invited to attend. There will be information sessions, one-on-one meetings and more!

  • Friday, May 9 | 10 am to 2 pm
  • Odd Fellows Hall, Dawson City

Please RVSP to Deborah Greenlaw or call 867-667-3053 or 1-800-661-0408 ext 3053.

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Tourism and Hospitality Industry - Temporary Foreign Workers: Understanding the Programs & Application

Learn about the differences between the Yukon Nominee Program, the Federal Temporary Foreign Worker Program and the Yukon Temporary Foreign Worker Program. Discover which one is best for your business' needs. This workshop will also take a closer look at the application and provide an opportunity for participants to ask questions and seek advice.

  • April 24 | 2:00 - 4:00 pm         
  • Gold Rush Inn

If you have questions, please contact Tourism Yukon, Industry Services at 667-8723 or Shannon Mcnevin.


What's Happening Elsewhere

The Tourism Industry Association of Yukon is holding it Annual Spring Conference in Whitehorse from April 24 - 26 at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre. For more information contact TIA Yukon at 668-3331 or on-line at www.tiayukon.com


Tourism is a vital component to the sustainability of Yukon’s economic future. 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 Product Development advice and counselling, along with 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 the growth of Yukon’s tourism industry. 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