Transcription – Tourism Week 2018
[Text on screen: The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small Business and Tourism]
I'm Bardish Chagger, Canada's Minister of Small Business and Tourism.
For Tourism Week 2018, I'm inviting YOU to post photos of your secret spots and stunning views in Canada using the hashtag #TourismMatters
[Text on screen: Post your photos #TourismMatters]
[Text on screen: A new record, 21 million]
Did you know that last year, we welcomed a record number of visitors – almost 21 million? And we know we can do even better.
So tell us what makes your community unique and attractive to visitors.
[Photos of a woman and child standing on a shore, Niagara Falls, and a restaurant patio]
It might be a magnificent park, a spectacular attraction or a unique local business.
[Text on screen: #TourismMatters]
Show us your hometown pride, because #TourismMatters.