Six western Newfoundland tourism opportunities to share in over $600,000 in federal funding

    The funding is intended to help tourism operators expand and build up community infrastructure to ensure Western Newfoundland can attract more visitors, and deliver enhanced, accessible experiences for everyone to enjoy.

    Rural Economic Development and ACOA Minister Gudie Hutchings has announced over $600,000 for 6 tourism opportunities in Western Newfoundland. Hutchings announced the funding at the Go Western Newfoundland DMO office in Corner Brook this afternoon. The funding is intended to help tourism operators expand and build up community infrastructure to ensure Western Newfoundland can attract more visitors, and deliver enhanced, accessible experiences for everyone to enjoy. Hutchings says “Western Newfoundland’s breathtaking landscape and vibrant communities hold the key to a wealth of untapped tourism opportunities. From its rugged beauty to the warmth of our local hospitality, we want the world to discover what makes Newfoundland’s west coast an unforgettable destination..” Among those to receive a share in the funding include Western NL DMO Inc., Corner Brook Stream Development Corporation, Town of Humber Arm South, and Corner Brook Port Corporation.

     

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