The ttra Annual International Conference is the premier event in which the global community of practitioners and educators engaged in research, information management, and marketing in the travel, tourism and hospitality industries comes together to network and share best practices. Members in ttra represent a variety of segments from the greater international travel and tourism community, including educators, practitioners, research providers/consultants and users of research.
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David Goldstein

Destination Canada
President & CEO / Président-directeur général

David Goldstein has had a long and distinguished career in Canada’s tourism and media sectors. He has extensive experience in national leadership and strategic business planning, as well as deep knowledge of communications and stakeholder (government, media, and investors) relations. Before joining Destination Canada in December 2014 as President and CEO, David led the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) from April 2010. At TIAC, he worked to increase industry alignment and positioned the organization to forge a more forceful and credible voice for tourism issues at the national level. His long history in media and advocacy helped TIAC raise political awareness around tourism as one of the country’s foremost export sectors, leading to key initiatives such as the Federal Tourism Strategy. Previous to his work at TIAC, David spent over 14 years in the broadcast and media industry. He has a Bachelor of Arts (Bilingual) in History and Political Science from York University. 

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, June 22