Dear Members,

Today, Wednesday, April 16, the federal government announced:

This evening, the provincial government announced the following supports for the tourism sector:

  • A $50 million tourism assistance loan facility through Finance PEI, with maximum financing of up to $1 million at 4 per cent interest available for working capital. Both the principal payments on the loan, as well as interest, will be deferred for the first 18 months.
  • Interest relief on existing loans to tourism business for up to 18 months.
  • $1 million towards expanded tourism marketing.
  • The waiving the licensing, inspection and Tourism PEI advertising fees for the 2020 operating season. Those who already paid these fees for 2020 will be reimbursed.

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Dawn Binns, President 
Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce