There is huge local support (97%) for plans to increase Yellowknife tourism marketing. Only 2 out of 111 Yellowknifers thought that tourism would not be “really important.”

Tuesday, May 16 2017

Yellowknifers are firmly behind plans to increase tourism marketing (97%). But 61% aren’t sure if other Canadian capital cities have Accommodation Levies. 41% knew the right answer – all Canadian capital cities south of 60 use local levies, fees or taxes to pay for local 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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