At once fluffy and crispy and sweet and savoury, the humble doughnut has made significant strides in Waterloo Region as a delectable and artisanal treat – but one which has never lost its delicious sense of humour and food fun!
Have you ever wondered how important Tourism is to Waterloo Region?
Tourism brings outside dollars into our region, which results in economic development and job creation.
DYK: One in 11 jobs in Canada relies on the Tourism industry!
As you attend local festivals and events throughout the year, you probably don’t think about the economic impact they have on the community. And they are just one part of the tourism equation. Meetings and conventions, sporting events and tournaments, as well as our local attractions all encourage growth across a number of sectors and industries!
September 27th is World Tourism Day, and it’s an opportunity to showcase the economic and social impacts of the tourism industry here in Waterloo Region.
Use #ExploreWR to join us in celebrating World Tourism Day, and read below to find out why Tourism Matters in Waterloo Region.
*Statistics reflect 2016 figures which are the latest available from the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport*
**Statistics from Tourism Industry Association of Ontario Tourism Business & Jobs Per Riding**