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Focus Canada Japan & Showcase Canada Asia, Oct. 2015

Registration is now full for the Canadian Tourism Commission’s two fall Asian marketplace shows:

  • Focus Canada Japan
  • Showcase Canada Asia

to be held in Japan and China this October.

These events are annual tourism marketplaces that highlight Canadian destinations in a proven format of pre-scheduled appointments and networking events, similar to the CTC’s Rendezvous Canada event held each May.

Tourism Yukon plans to attend both of these events, to promote Yukon as a tourism destination and to describe the array of tourism experiences available to Yukon visitors.

Focus Canada Japan
October 16-17, 2015
Osaka, Japan
Invites tour operators from Japan only

Showcase Canada Asia 
October 19-23, 2015
Shenyang, Liaoning, China
Invites tour operators from Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea, and Southeast Asia (Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia

For more information, please contact Jessica Ruffen, Market Manager, Asia Pacific, Yukon Tourism & Culture, 867-667-3606.


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