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Ottawa Tourism

Alternate Name OCR
Former Name Administration de tourisme et de congrès d'Ottawa ; Ottawa Tourism and Convention Authority
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
150 Elgin St, Suite 1405
Ottawa, ON K2P 1L4
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Intersection Elgin St and Laurier Ave W
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot * parking meters
Description and Services
Description (Service) Provides destination development and marketing, strategic direction, and leadership in cooperation with members and partners to service the travel media and attract visitors, tours and conventions to Ottawa and Canada’s capital region * website contains information on special events
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ottawa - and surrounding area
Boundaries Roughly within 150 km of Ottawa
Eligibility No restrictions * conference planners * tour operators * travel media * our member organizations. 
To become a member, the business or organization must meet certain criteria
Application Call, send an e-mail, or visit the website for more information. * To become a member, call or e-mail for an application form.
Languages English ; French ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; German ; Spanish
Fees Membership - to become a member only ; None - for tourism information and materials
Service Categories Event and Entertainment Services ; Sightseeing/Guided Tours ; Tourist Information
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-237-5150
Toll Free Phone 1-833-864-7839
Social Media Facebook Flickr Instagram LinkedIn Twitter YouTube
Primary Contact Visitor Information Assistant; Phone: 613-237-5150 ext 1100
Other Details
Established 1971
Funding Provincial ; Fees - membership fees ; Private ; Municipal Accommodation Tax
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Visitor Guide * Destination Planner's Guide * maps * tourism information * pamphlets available in English, French, Chinese, Japanese, German and Spanish
Resources Website, images, videos, social media feeds
Accreditation No

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