New Brunswick rises as a travel destination for domestic businessmen and women
July 8, 2011
In Canada, business trips only account for about five percent of all domestic travel, but recent and continuing improvements in New Brunswick's economy may provide a fertile bed for the business travel industry to grow in this province.
Overnight business trips to New Brunswick are expected to increase by about 2.3 percent in 2001, according to the New Brunswick Business Journal.Canadian businessmen and women can purchase long-distance calling cards so they can keep in touch with their families, especially if they are going to be traveling more often.
The Canadian Tourism Research Institute recently reported that major conferences and business events are partially responsible for the rise in work-related trips to the eastern province.
However, one businessman, Roger DiLuciano, told the news source that he travels to New Brunswick at least four times per year because it is a good place to conduct business and the "people are friendly, that's for sure."
There's plenty to see and do in New Brunswick, as well. Once you're done with your meetings you can check out the Hopewell Rocks at the Bay of Fundy or take a tour of The Chocolate Museum, which is located in the original factory of Canada's oldest candymaker, Ganong, according to the Toronto Star.
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