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Saskatchewan Tourism Week Celebrates Diverse Tourism Experiences

Released on May 28, 2018


The Government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed May 27 to June 2 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:

  • In 2017, travel expenditures reached $2.37 billion.
  • More than 13.6 million visits were made to and within the province last year.
  • More than 67,000 Saskatchewan residents are employed in tourism or tourism-related jobs.
  • Approximately 3,200 tourism organizations and operators offer more than 4,000 products and experiences.
  • Saskatchewan’s tourism sector is 95 per cent small- or medium-sized businesses.

“The Government of Saskatchewan is pleased to proclaim Saskatchewan Tourism week,” Minister Responsible for Tourism Saskatchewan Gene Makowsky said.  “The week brings profile to Saskatchewan’s impressive and diverse tourism resources and to the hardworking people who provide visitors with exceptional experiences.”

“Saskatchewan Tourism Week is a much-anticipated celebration for our industry,” Tourism Saskatchewan CEO Mary Taylor-Ash said.  “Across the province, activities and events invite people to visit local attractions.  This week makes tourism a familiar part of conversations.  It encourages people to think about planning a Saskatchewan vacation, making new discoveries and creating their own travel stories and memories.”

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/.

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For more information, contact:

Susan Parkin
Tourism Saskatchewan
Regina
Phone: 306-787-2927
Email: susan.parkin@tourismsask.com
Cell: 306-519-6675

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