The Yukon Convention Bureau (YCB) and our Yukon tourism partners, will be traveling to Ottawa in celebration of Air North –Yukon’s Airlines, new service to Ottawa and Yellowknife.

February 3rd to 6th, YCB will be hosting and attending a week of events in Ottawa – with host partners Government of Yukon, Yukon Department of Tourism & Culture, Sport Yukon and Air North – Yukon’s Airline. The week of Yukon celebrations and activities will wrap up with the arrival of Air North’s – Yukon Airlines, inaugural flight into Ottawa, at the Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport. This week will offer the Ottawa market a chance to experience and learn what the Yukon offers to leisure, sport and business travellers, year round.

February 4th to 6th YCB will also be conducting sales calls and attending the annual Tete-a-Tete (TAT) trade-show. TAT, is the Canadian Society of Association Executives, Ottawa Chapter, annual trade-show, attracting over 650 Ottawa based, Executive Directors and association event planners. YCB will be joined by partners from Yukon’s Meeting/Conference industry; the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre, Northern Vision Development Hotel Division and the Westmark Whitehorse. The YCB team will also be attending Meeting Professional International fundraiser gala and auctioning off an all-inclusive vacation to the Yukon. The annual gala fundraiser, draws over 700 guests, and raises funds for Ottawa Schools Breakfast Program.

YCB’s primary target market is Ottawa, with both associations and federal government head offices. These markets generate a significant amount of business in meetings and conferences, each year in the Yukon. The new service will further establish Yukon as an attractive, accessible and affordable destination for the meeting & incentive travel market. Air North’s move is very exciting and a strategic step in successfully opening the Yukon to the businesses in our nation’s capital. As a long time, dedicated partner and corporate sponsor of YCB, we would like to congratulate Air North – Yukon’s Airline, on their new route and wish them every success in their new market.