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Cathy Duke


Destination St. John's

Cathy leads an energetic team at Destination St. John's working diligently selling the tourism products, services and experiences of the St. John’s region to the world. Prior to joining DSJ, she served as Deputy Minister with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador in the Department of Tourism Culture and Recreation (TCR) and the Department of Innovation Trade and Rural Development (INTRD).
Ms. Duke’s 20 years in the tourism industry include eight years as President of Sports Villas Resort Inc., the operator of the Terra Nova Golf Resort and the Clarenville Inn, and two years as Executive Director of Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador, the province’s tourism industry association. She currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) and St. John’s Sports and Entertainment (SJSE). Her former board appointments include the St. John’s International Airport Authority, the Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism Board and the St. John’s Board of Trade.

Under her leadership with DSJ her and her team have won several awards of distinction including Marketing and Creativity awards from St. John's Board of Trade.


211 B LeMarchant Road, St. John's, NL A1C 2H5


Induction Date

5 February 2013