Most Yellowknifers don’t believe a visitor Accommodation Levy of between 2% and 5% is likely to drive tourists away

Tuesday, May 23 2017

However 12% felt it could reduce tourism and almost a third (28%) said they weren’t sure about the possible impact of an Accommodation Levy. These levies are now very common in tourism destinations around the world – reducing the need to raise taxes to pay for additional tourism marketing.


News and updates

Thursday, November 08 2018

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...

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Tuesday, October 23 2018

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...

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Tuesday, August 15 2017

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...

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