The Government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed May 26 to June 1 as Saskatchewan Tourism Week. The week coincides with Tourism Week in Canada, which brings attention to the impact of the country’s tourism sector and the economic opportunities available through travel and tourism.
Saskatchewan Tourism Week highlights the importance of tourism in the province. The industry contributes significantly to the Saskatchewan economy:
“The Government of Saskatchewan is pleased, once again, to proclaim Saskatchewan Tourism Week,” Minister Responsible for Tourism Saskatchewan Gene Makowsky said. “There are countless reasons to celebrate our vibrant tourism industry that contributes significantly to the economy, motivates entrepreneurs and creates jobs. The week is an occasion to acknowledge the people behind the great tourism experiences that Saskatchewan offers.”
“Saskatchewan Tourism Week draws attention to why tourism matters and what it means to the province,” Tourism Saskatchewan CEO Mary Taylor-Ash said. “Our citizens benefit from an industry that provides enriching travel discoveries and showcases Saskatchewan’s natural beauty and warm hospitality. Tourism Saskatchewan appreciates the enthusiasm of communities, attractions and operators for celebrating this special week for our industry.”
Saskatchewan Tourism Week celebrations are planned throughout the province and include public barbecues, community tours, flag-raising ceremonies, open houses, as well as contests and promotions.
For more information, visit http://industry.tourismsaskatchewan.com/.
by the Government of Saskatchewan