Tourism Week in Canada • May 23 – 30, 2021

News release

The tourism sector across Canada and in Mississauga, like many other local businesses has been hit especially hard by the pandemic and the uncertainty around travel. Annual visitors from both near and far are staying home, and COVID restrictions are keeping doors closed.

To help bring awareness to Tourism Week, and promote the importance of tourism in Mississauga, we are counting just some of the stats that tourism industry offers to keep people coming back!

“COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on our tourism industry. Pre-COVID, tourism was one of the fastest growing industries in the world and was a leading economic driver in Mississauga. Although we’re not through this pandemic yet, better days are in sight and we can’t wait to welcome visitors back to explore our city when it’s safe to do so,”
– Mayor Bonnie Crombie.

#TourismCounts, and Mississauga cannot afford to lose its local tourism businesses.

#DYK Mississauga is home to…

To learn more about Tourism Week in Canada visit the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) website.