Economic Development and Tourism
The City of St. John's is committed to economic development and actively promotes the city as an optimum place to live, visit and do business. The City works with partners in local industry, government and the education sector to develop strategies that support economic development. In 2011 the City launched Roadmap 2021, a 10-year strategic economic plan for St. John's.
The City of St. John's operates a year-round Business Information Centre at 348 Water Street in the downtown (building photo at right), and a year-round Visitor Information Centre at the Quidi Vidi Village Plantation, 10 Maple View Place. The City also partners in the operation of a Visitor Information Centre at St. John's International Airport and operates a seasonal Visitor Information Centre at 348 Water Street.
For further information on tourism, please refer to the Visiting our City section of the website.