PATMB Planning for Success

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In 2009, the Prince Albert Tourism & Marketing Bureau (PATMB) was formed to assume the responsibility for destination marketing and visitor services within the city of Prince Albert. The organization inherited a three-year community tourism development strategy titled “2010 and Beyond”. This strategy has not only run its course, but it was also found to be poorly (more…)

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A Toast to Inter-Cultural Training

TMDan in Nunavik Here I am posing in front of the 20′ inuksuk found in the ever so beautiful Kuujuaq, Nunavik (northern Quebec), where I spent an exciting week (Feb 16-22) as one half of a team facilitating two inter-cultural workshops for senior management of the Kativik Regional Government. My partner for the week was Eva Papigatuk, originally from Salluit, but now living in southern Quebec.

Development of the workshops began in 2009 and were initially sparkedĀ  by local Inuit residents asking for “something to understand visitors better”. The project was headed up by Virginie Chadenet, and designed to give participants the opportunity to (more…)

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