Adventure and eco-tourism in Labrador West is a high-volume market. The area has world class natural attractions boasting the George River Caribou Herd, the largest caribou herd in the world, a rugged landscape carved by glaciers, and countless rivers and lakes challenge anglers from around the world.
Over 400 km of groomed snowmobile trails provide a backdrop for niche market development.
Sports fishing and hunting attracts adventure enthusiasts from around the world. Labrador West has a strong, well established hunting product supported by a healthy game populations of caribou and black bear and an outfitting industry which has a high degree of quality service, hospitality and professionalism. The recreational fishing market is controlled for development through improved management approaches and the upgrading of fishing lodges to better serve this segment of the market.
As a business destination, Labrador West is considered "the place to meet" by the corporate market servicing the region's large industrial base. The region has a clean, safe environment and its cultural identity and product are considered unique and desirable. The scenery, superior sporting activities such as snowmobiling, dog sledding and abundant wildlife experiences enhance meeting itineraries. Labrador West's unique product offering is not to be missed, encouraging pre and post meeting stays.
For further information contact:
Tourism Development Officer
Department of Tourism, Culture & Recreation
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
118 Humphrey Road
Labrador City, NF A2V 2J8
Telephone: (709) 944-5013
Facsimile: (709) 944-4008
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