New Fall Best Practice Mission

by gmist on September 19, 2016

(1) Mission Title: Culinary Tourism
Date: October 31 – November 4, 2016
Location: Prince Edward County, Ontario

 A great proportion of visitors to Atlantic Canada are looking for great food experiences. They want unique food and drink experiences linked to what we grow and harvest from both the land and sea. With such a heightened emphasis on the “foodie” experience there exists an opportunity for Atlantic Canadian destinations to share their culture and history through food and drink. This mission will concentrate on how destinations have created foodie experiences that highlight their regions and engage the visitor in unique ways.

Prince Edward County, ON  has seen incredible growth in its culinary scene over the past two decades. Having positioned themselves as one of the best culinary destinations in North America we will experience how the county works with its local producers, farmers, chefs and artisans to create an incredible culinary destination.   In addition we will be exposed to some world-class chefs during our time and will experience some unique food experiences all while learning how the destination utilized themed trails and specialize events to grow the market.

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Edge of the Wedge

The Edge of the Wedge is the premier experiential travel training program in Canada! Set in the natural splendor of Gros Morne National Park, the Edge of the Wedge is an immersive, hands on opportunity that will increase your revenue potential, competitive market position, result in new tourism experiences and long lasting community partnerships. And if that’s not enough, you’ll be aligning with how the provincial and national destination marketing organizations are selling Canada.
Dates: Scheduled for October 24 – 27, 2016

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