61% of the 111 Yellowknifers interviewed at the recent Chamber of Commerce Spring Trade Show at the Multiplex said that adding an Accommodation Levy would not reduce tourism, but some cautioned...Read more
Yellowknife Accommodation Levy
Let’s get behind a Yellowknife Accommodation Levy! 70,000 visitors came to our city in 2016 and spent over $90 million. To continue to grow tourism the City of Yellowknife is asking that tax-based NWT towns and cities be given the authority to collect an Accommodation Levy on short term accommodations.
Destination Marketing Organization (DMO)
Almost all large cities in Canada have created Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs) to diversify and strengthen their economies. These lean marketing organizations fill in the gap between the marketing efforts of individual tour operators and hotels and the larger tourism organizations that brand and market a whole province or territory.