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Industry Canada

October 15, 2009 12:06 ET

Bhagwant Parmar Reappointed to the Board of Directors of the Canadian Tourism Commission

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 15, 2009) - The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC), today announced the reappointment of Mr. Bhagwant Parmar to the Board of Directors of the CTC.

"We are very pleased Mr. Parmar will continue to serve the CTC as a board member," said Minister Clement. "His experience in, and service on behalf of, the hospitality and tourism industry in Canada is unmatched."

Mr. Parmar is the owner and operator of the Travelodge Hotel, Days Inn Hotel and Quality Hotel Conference Centre & Spa in Brockville, Ontario. He was first appointed to the CTC on October 30, 2006. Mr. Parmar is a recipient of the Hotel Association of Canada's Humanitarian Award, recognizing his 17 years of hospitality, accommodation and business development services.

The CTC is a national marketing organization. Its vision is to inspire the world to explore Canada. With its partners in the tourism industry and all levels of government, it advertises and markets Canada in 12 countries around the world, conducts industry research and studies and promotes product and industry development. For further information on the CTC, visit its website:

Contact Information

  • Office of the Honourable Tony Clement
    Minister of Industry
    Lynn Meahan - Press Secretary
    Industry Canada
    Media Relations