Destination Experience Development Program | Tourism Saskatchewan

Destination Experience Development Program

This program is a pilot program aimed at encouraging, supporting and facilitating the development of clusters of compelling tourist experiences within Saskatchewan communities and/or destination areas. These experiences will align with the expectations and demands of key visitor markets.

The program is application-based. The maximum funding per applicant is $20,000; minimum equity investment by the applicant is 30 per cent of total project budget.

The Destination Experience Development Program intake is closed.
Thank you to all who submitted an application.


Eligible Applicants

  • Non-profit organizations, societies, destination marketing and/or management organization
  • Urban and rural municipalities
  • Indigenous communities and organizations
  • Partnership between two or more of the above entities

Project Requirements

  • multi-day experience
  • increases visitation, spending and the length-of-stay
  • incorporates food and beverage, accommodation, transportation, recreation and entertainment
  • digital marketing strategy
  • online booking capabilities
  • a unique Saskatchewan experience
  • generates economic benefits
  • demonstrates the value of tourism to communities and destination areas
  • project must be completed within two years of contract signing date

Program Guidelines

Please click on the link below to download program guidelines and application form.