With our long summer days and midnight sun, it’s hard to resist a refreshing dip in, or cruise on, our pristine lakes and waterways. This is National Drowning Prevention Week - an opportunity to refresh your knowledge of water safety.
Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment Wally Schumann and Minister of Education, Culture and Employment Caroline Cochrane offer the following statement commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Great Northern Arts Festival.
“The arts help build our economy, enhance our education, strengthen our communities’ and most of all, bring us together..."
Double A Ventures, a company that focuses on Indigenous cultural tourism, has a near-perfect customer rating on social media. The fascinating juxtaposition of traditional knowledge and technology is one that keeps Ron D. Antoine, owner and operator of the company, both curious and creative.
With tourists pouring across the NWT border in search of the midnight sun and other spectacular NWT attractions, the South Slave is often the first stop. What better place to showcase some of the amazing art created by registered NWT Artists?
From workshops and a street festival, to musical evenings and a beach party, Hay River is the place to be during the annual Hay Days Festival. Locals and tourists alike can still enjoy this year’s festivities, which wrap up after a full schedule on Saturday, July 7.
Money, and how it's spent, matters in the tourism industry. NWT Tourism and its participating members sat down with a number of parties to learn about Chinese pay systems and other conveniences that tourists from China are looking for when travelling as part of the continuing Canada-China Tourism Mission.
In Paulatuk, George Kregnektak and his daughter Georgina Wolki sit at their kitchen table with a group of excited, albeit exhausted, visitors. For the family-run Lessard Big Game Outfitters, which offers winter hunts for polar bears and muskox, it’s a familiar and comfortable setting.
Here is the next in a special blog series that profiles some of the NWT’s local tourism operators who share Indigenous culture as part of their tours. Click to read more about Tah-Chay Adventures in the Dehcho Region.