Statement from Minister of Tourism and Culture Ranj Pillai on the Hyatt Place Whitehorse hotel development

Minister of Tourism and Culture Ranj Pillai has issued the following statement:

“On December 9th, Northern Vision Development announced plans to construct a 100-room Hyatt Place hotel in downtown Whitehorse on Main Street. This development represents a significant private sector investment in the recovery of the Yukon’s tourism sector.

“The development of the first Hyatt hotel in northern Canada by a Yukon business is a partnership that will diversify the accommodation options in Whitehorse and provide positive tourism experiences in the Yukon. Our tourism sector has been deeply impacted by COVID-19 and Northern Vision Development’s investment in Hyatt Place Whitehorse represents a bold investment in the future of tourism in the Yukon. 

“The Government of Yukon has been supporting the tourism sector through the Tourism Relief and Recovery Plan and we are pleased to see this investment in the Yukon’s tourism sector.”

Contact 

Renee Francoeur
Cabinet Communications
867-334-9194
renee.francoeur@yukon.ca

Clare Daitch
Communications, Tourism and Culture
867-667-8383
clare.daitch@yukon.ca

News release #: 
21-481