Tourism Best Practice Missions

March 27, 2012

Tourism Best Practice Missions

The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and Tourism Industry Association of New Brunswick are pleased to be offering a full slate of Best Practice Missions this spring. Best Practices Missions provide tourism planners and operators with first-hand industry knowledge and information on development and marketing models which exemplify such attributes as quality, high productivity,experiential travel, sustainable tourism practices, and motivation to travel.

Trails and Partnerships
April 9th – April 14th
The Great Allegheny Passage (GAP)is a trail that offers 135 miles of hiking and biking between Cumberland, MD, and Duquesne, PA, near Pittsburgh.

Experiential Cuisine
April 16th – April 21st
Niagara-on-the-Lake and South West Ontario, Ontario
Research tells us there is a growing demand for travel experiences that include food and more travelers are seeking locally sourced foods and information about the characters responsible for their growth and presentation.

Experiential Tourism
April 29th – May 4th
Riding Mountain National Park and Winnipeg, Manitoba
A great proportion of visitors in Atlantic Canada are looking for tourism “experiences” – this mission will concentrate on interactive tourism experiences and packaging.

Season Extension
May 7th – May 11th
Cape Cod, New Hampshire and Maine, USA
This mission will explore extending the fall season, encouraging travel in the spring season and will visit a destination that demonstrates successful, innovative, season extension initiatives that can be applied in Atlantic Canada.

To learn more about these exciting opportunities visit the Tourism Best Practices website at