The City of Yellowknife plans to collect a levy of UP TO 4% on all short term accommodations. These funds will support the creation of a Destination Marketing Organization whose primary function...Read more
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Bill 18 - An act to amend the Cities, Towns and Villages Act to authorize councils to impose a tax on tourist accommodations.
Bill 18 has had its third...
AirBnB is something that has come up many times through comments received on the website and otherwise. Here’s an example of the type of questions we’ve been receiving on this issue.
We all have heard about the fate of the NFVA/Visitors Centre and the need for a new building to provide visitor services. We’ve received some questions about whether or not the Levy funds could be...Read more
New survey results say Yellowknifers support an Accommodation Levy to pay for local tourism marketing
Almost two thirds (63.6%) of Yellowknifers answering a new online...Read more
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
81% of Yellowknifers think that Yellowknife tourism will be “very important:” over the next five to ten years. An additional 17% said tourism will be somewhat important.
A team from Outcrop Communications was on hand for the Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce Spring Trade Show May 13 and 14 to talk with Yellowknifers about attracting more tourists to Yellowknife.
The City of Yellowknife has sponsored an information booth at the 2017 Yellowknife Spring Trade Fair to engage with Yellowknifers about the proposed Yellowknife Accommodation Levy and Destination...Read more
The City of Yellowknife held a stakeholders meeting that included the Yellowknife Hotel Association, the Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce, other Yellowknife accommodation providers, local...Read more