Save the Date! 2019 TTRA Canada Chapter Conference
September 18 to 20, 2019
Moving Forward, this year’s conference theme, invites tourism researchers to be forward thinkers; to rediscover Canada’s tourism industry through various lenses that acknowledge the past while providing guidance for our future. A future that inspires authentic cultural experiences for travelers, while providing interactive opportunities for practitioners. Moving Forward calls for impactful tourist experiences across various niche tourism markets, bringing destinations to life and providing tourists with unforgettable travel experiences. Canada’s future tourism seeks to break down barriers and empower stakeholders to work together to deliver innovative research methodologies. This year’s conference in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, will highlight the path ahead, focusing on new ways of thinking about tourism in order to capitalize on emerging technologies, methodologies, and societal changes.
2019 Award Opportunities
Award opportunities for the 2019 TTRA Canada Annual Conference include: (submission required)
- Gordon Taylor Award for Undergraduate Research – sponsored by Ryerson University’s Ted Rogers School of Hospitality and Tourism Management
- Tourism HR Canada Masters Researcher Award – sponsored by Tourism HR Canada
Submission Deadline: June 30, 2019
Submissions and questions should be directed to:
Frederic Dimanche, Ph.D.
Chair, TTRA Canada Awards Sub-committee
Director, Ted Rogers School of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Phone: (416) 979-5117
Gain Exposure and Deliver Your Message to Tourism Representatives from Across Canada
Tourism industry researchers from coast to coast will gather this fall in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The theme of this year’s conference, “Moving Forward,” calls for our industry to develop impactful tourist experiences across niche tourism markets. With an audience of over 100 travel and tourism market researchers from destination marketing associations, industry associations, governments, and academia, this is an ideal opportunity to promote your products and services to stakeholders operating in the tourism industry. This year’s conference, will highlight the path ahead, focusing on new ways of thinking about tourism in order to capitalize on emerging technologies, methodologies, and societal changes.
There are numerous sponsorship opportunities available across various levels of investment, as presented in the Sponsorship Flyer linked below.
REGISTRATION TO OPEN MID-JUNE 2019.
For planning purposes, our anticipated 2019 Canada Chapter Conference Registration Rates are shown below.
Statistics Canada: Discover a Wealth of Information
September 18, 2019 | 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Statistics Canada is a key producer of important tourism information, and there have been many changes to Statistics Canada’s tourism-related data products over the past few years.
Join this session to learn from Statistics Canada personnel and users of Statistics Canada data about the tourism related data produced by Statistics Canada. Get hands-on experience with data from Frontier Counts, the National Travel Survey and the Visitor Travel Survey. Learn about other tourism-related datasets. Discover what Statistics Canada tourism data is available, and how to access it.
Be sure to RSVP your attendance when registering for the conference.
Delta by Marriott Saskatoon Downtown (Conference Hotel)
405-20th Street East, Saskatoon, SK S7K 6X6
The TTRA Canada 2019 Annual Chapter Conference will take place at Delta by Marriott Saskatoon Downtown, from September 18 to 20, 2019.
The Room Block Rate is CAD $169/night single.
The Room Block Rate is available Tuesday, September 17 through Saturday, September 21, 2019.
The Room Block expires on August 8, 2019!
To make a reservation with the hotel, please click HERE.
All the essentials and then some in downtown Saskatoon
Find Delta Hotels Saskatoon Downtown by Marriott in heart of the business district. Our hotel is an efficient design that helps you simplify travel, get more done downtown and comes with an intuitive staff always ready to help. When you need downtime, walk to local restaurants or the nearby river. The SaskTel Centre, five miles away, hosts hockey and lacrosse games as well as the top names in music. When on the go, grab a quick bite for breakfast at Aroma RestoBar or linger over a dinner made from fresh, organic ingredients. Work out in our hotel fitness center complete with treadmills and free weights and in our heated indoor pool. If you’re planning an event, we streamline the process with your choice of 13 meeting rooms, on-site catering and all-inclusive wedding packages. It’s easy to stay focused in your guest rooms with a desk, free Wi-Fi and bottled water. Our one-bedroom suites offer separate living areas, some with a sofa bed and wet bar. Focus on what’s important at Delta Hotels Saskatoon Downtown.
The city of Saskatoon is favourably positioned with the South Saskatchewan River winding through it. Nine bridges span its gentle flow, linking east to west. An active city, residents and visitors alike flock to the Meewasin Valley trails, traversing sixty kilometres of pathways in all seasons. The city’s youthful vitality and cultural richness are evident in every neighbourhood, thanks in part to the University of Saskatchewan, where leading-edge technology such as the Canadian Light Source synchrotron draws the best minds from around the world.