Plan Your Trip to Ottawa
Ottawa, Ontario, is located in the unceded Algonquin Anishinaabeg Territory. As Canada’s capital city, it provides ready access to national policy-makers, the international diplomatic community, national associations and more. This year’s conference is hosted at The Shaw Centre, awarded “World’s Best Convention Centre” by the Association of Conference Centres (AIPC). The city’s premier, state-of-the-art convention venue is located in the heart of downtown next to the Rideau Canal UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Getting to Ottawa
WestJet, the official airline of #2024IITC, offers delegates 20% off for travel to Ottawa. Act fast and book by February 18, 2024 – this exclusive offer is only valid for travel within Canada from February 25 to March 2, 2024.
The major highways in the Ottawa area are the 417 (also known as the Queensway), 416, 174, 7, 16 and 31 in Ontario; and the 148, 50 and 5 in Quebec. When heading east on the 417, the point in which the lanes split into two directions, continue east (this is commonly known as ‘The Split’).
Take a relaxing train journey to Ottawa from destinations across the country on Canada’s passenger train service. Conveniently, there are numerous daily departures from major cities in southern Ontario and southern Quebec, including Toronto and Montreal. Ottawa’s Central Station is just minutes east of downtown, and a satellite VIA Rail station is located to the west of the city at Fallowfield-Barrhaven.
ITAC is working closely with Indigeno Travel, our Indigenous-owned full-service travel partner. Please consider booking your flight directly with them by calling them at 1-888-202-8262 or by email at email@example.com. As a full-service travel agency, Indigeno can also work on any additional travel you may have, other corporate events, everyday leisure and a variety of Indigenous tourism experiences.
Where to stay in Ottawa
The Westin Ottawa - IITC Host Hotel
A modern downtown Ottawa hotel located in the Ottawa business district with stunning views of the Ottawa cityscape and across from the Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. $249/per night, and connected to the Shaw Convention Centre and a 4-minute walk away.
Trendy full-service 4-star hotel set in the heart of downtown Ottawa. Located just steps from the Byward Market and the Rideau Canal, a short walk to the Parliament and across the street from the Rideau Shopping Centre. $219/night (plus applicable taxes and fees). 5-minute walk to IITC.
Call 1-855-677-3033 and identify your group as International Indigenous Tourism Conference 2024, or mention this code: 1168702.
A new kind of stay that allows you to immerse yourself in an authentic and luxurious local experience. Located in downtown Ottawa at 101 Queen St., the condo-hotel offers 111 bright and ultra-spacious suites with full kitchens, exceptional services, world-class amenities, and standout event spaces. $185-250/night (plus applicable taxes and fees). 12-minute walk to IITC.
Holiday Inn Ottawa Downtown - Parliament Hill
Located within walking distance of Ottawa’s most iconic landmarks. Explore the architecture and national symbolic importance of the Senate of Canada Building and the House of Commons at West Block. $190/night (plus applicable taxes and fees). 25-minute walk to IITC.
Call 613-566-2312 and identify your group as International Indigenous Tourism Conference 2024.
ARC The Hotel
Steps from Parliament Hill and the city’s most popular attractions, this hotel offers an oasis of calm and a retreat from the urban bustle. Proud to be downtown Ottawa’s first design hotel, with a minimalist aesthetic crafted by renowned designer Yabu Pushelburg and a maximalist approach to warm, personalized hospitality. $179/night (plus applicable taxes and fees). 15-minute walk to IITC.
One of the most centrally located downtown Ottawa luxury hotels, just a stone’s throw away from the Rideau Canal, Confederation Park, the Shaw Centre, and Parliament Hill. Stay in one of their 355 elegant guestrooms, and you’ll discover the most alluring parts of Ottawa, Canada’s beautiful capital city. $239/night (plus applicable taxes and fees). 10-minute walk to IITC.
Le Germain Hotel Ottawa
Experience how the elegant oasis of a Le Germain Hotel blends effortlessly into the vitality of Ottawa. Savour the hotel’s artful design, spectacular views, and proximity to key attractions like the Parliament Buildings. $263/night (plus applicable taxes and fees). 5-minute walk to IITC.
The best of everything: home-like comfort, a fantastic location, and stellar service. For the same price as a regular hotel room, you can relax in a condominium-sized suite with separate living and sleeping areas, a fully equipped kitchen, a washer and dryer, and a private balcony. $225/night (plus applicable taxes and fees). 6-minute walk to IITC.