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City of Moncton celebrates National Tourism Week


May 30, 2017

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MONCTON – Moncton is preparing to participate in National Tourism Week in Canada alongside its many attraction and accommodation partners. The City of Moncton and its many strategic partners has produced significant impact in the region through rich tourism offerings, and continues to be a leader in the province year after year.

"Moncton's central location, cultural and natural experiences, family-friendly attractions, top-rated accommodations, bustling summer festivals, as well as enviable shopping options have all contributed to our consistent growth in the tourism sector,” explained Moncton Mayor Dawn Arnold. “What better opportunity than National Tourism Week in Canada to recognize Moncton’s achievements and our key regional tourism partners, and to look forward to what is promising to be an excellent tourism season for our city.”

National Tourism Week in Canada runs from May 28-June 3 and is an opportunity to celebrate this important sector and the overall economic opportunities available across the country. As part of the week’s program, the City of Moncton will be hosting a number of public and industry-specific activities.

On Saturday, June 3, during regular market hours, patrons of the Moncton Market will be able to visit the kiosks of many local sites and attractions during the regional tourism ‘tradeshow’. Participating partners include:
Atlantic Canadian Acadian Tourism Commission
Albert County Tourism Association
Resurgo Place
Le Pays de la Sagouine
Hopewell Rocks
Shediac Bay Cruises
Bring on the Brier event partner
Various additional municipal partners

Industry-specific activities
The City of Moncton will host a luncheon for the tourism industry during National Tourism Week, in addition to organizing a familiarization tour for tourism employees from the area, in order to cross-promote the many attractions.

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INFORMATION:
Isabelle LeBlanc
Director, Corporate Communications
City of Moncton
isabelle.leblanc@moncton.ca