Winnipeg is the capital of Manitoba and fourth-largest urban centre in Western Canada; an attractive destination for the leisure or business traveler, with much to offer. Highlights include its rich history and cultural mosaic, turn-of-the-last-century architecture, world-class arts and culture, international cuisine, an eclectic music scene, professional sports and a variety of outdoor adventures.
In 2010, Winnipeg had 2.8 million person-visits and total visitor expenditures of approximately $506 million. About 71 per cent of expenditures were made by visitors from Manitoba, Ontario and Saskatchewan, who made a total of 2.46 million person-visits to Winnipeg. Winnipeg’s tourism sector supports approximately 44,000 related jobs which include a mixture of small, medium, large local, national and international businesses and not-for-profit organizations.
Tourism Winnipeg, a division of Economic Development Winnipeg Inc., is the city’s destination marketing organization, responsible for attracting new tourism business to Winnipeg and increasing overnight visitations to the city through a wide array of collaborative initiatives with industry and partners. Visit the Tourism Winnipeg website.
Find out more about Winnipeg’s tourism industry:
Winnipeg Tourism Sector Profile
Winnipeg is the capital of Manitoba and fourth-largest urban centre in Western Canada. The city has long been a regional centre for shopping and entertainment, serving a tourism market that includes residents from Manitoba, Northwestern Ontario and eastern Saskatchewan.
Tourism Sector Information
2011 Winnipeg Visitor Profile
In 2011, Winnipeg was visited by four million individuals for leisure, business, and other personal reasons. Travel to Winnipeg during all four calendar quarters was consistent with prior years and remains comparable to the Canadian average.
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To discuss Economic Development in Winnipeg, please contact:
Senior Manager, Economic Development
E: Tim Feduniw