Published on : Saturday, October 10, 2020
Canada aims to take advantage of its more conservative approach for combating corona virus for promoting itself as a safe destination for tourists once the pandemic settles.
Since March, Justin Trudeau’s authorities has put a journey lockdown in effect that bans most overseas guests, ensuring anybody coming into Canada is quarantined for 14 days. The virus has devastated the journey business. Tourism expenditure in Canada dropped by 66.3 per cent within the second quarter to $7 billion.
According to Financial Growth Minister Melanie Joly, “What we wish to do is absolutely to place Canada as a protected nation as soon as this pandemic ends. I believe that may be actually our aggressive edge as a result of following the pandemic we might want to construct belief throughout the business in Canada.”
American travelers constitute the No. 1 vacationers to Canada. U.S. guests comprised 2 thirds of arrivals or 15 million vacationers in 2019, compliant with Statistics Canada.
“International locations will likely be competing to get their fair proportion of vacationers and in order that’s why I believe positioning us as a protected nation the place well being of Canadians and guests is paramount will likely be key,” Joly mentioned.
Trudeau has vowed to provide particular assist measures for Canada’s tourism sector.