During the first year of ACAT, officials will review the current approach and make adjustments, where necessary, over the life of the agreement to ensure that it targets the relevant markets and takes advantage of opportunities that bring maximum benefit to the tourism sector in the region. More than 1800 tourism professionals from more than 30 countries gathered last night on May 15 at the Cunard Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to discover what makes Atlantic Canada a compelling tourism destination for travellers around the world. Atlantic Canada Night, organized as part of Rendez-vous Canada 2018, Canada`s international tourism marketplace, was a unique opportunity to inspire international travel agencies and tour operators to consider Atlantic Canada for their clients` vacations. The federal government is investing $16 million in Atlantic Canadian tourism to support the eventual restart of the sector due to the looming uncertainty about the tourism season. A new coalition represents the most affected sectors in Canada (including tourism, art, culture, events, and hospitality and hospitality). Public Health Agency of Canada: 1-833-784-4397 | phac.info.aspc@canada.ca This is in addition to the $4.5 million in funding that each province receives from Destination Canada for destination marketing organizations to promote local tourism. Investments under the new tourism strategy are expected to generate $200 million in export revenues for Atlantic tourism businesses over the next three years. . . .