Local groups are starting to get ready for the Island’s tourism season that’s just around the corner.
The Tourism Industry Association of Prince Edward Island will be hosting its semi-annual meeting at the Riverhouse Inn and Cottages in Montague April 17.
The morning meeting session will begin with registration and networking, followed by presentation updates from the North Cape Coastal Tourism Area Partnership, Tourism P.E.I., TIAPEI semi-annual business meeting, P.E.I. Workers Compensation Board and Port Charlottetown.
Online registration for the semi-annual meeting is available at tiapei.pe.ca/semi-annual-meeting/.
The cost for TIAPEI members is $40 and $45 for non-TIAPEI members. Prices include HST, breakfast and all meeting materials.
For more information, call 902-566-5008.
Tourism in Prince Edward Island provides more than 17,000 full-time, part-time and seasonal jobs for Islanders, and accounts for about $490 million in economic activity each year and 6.3 per cent of GDP, the highest percentage of any Canadian province.