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Expanded festivals and events draw visitors to southern Ontario

From: Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario June 20, 2024 Festivals and events attract millions of visitors to our region each year, which contributes to the Canadian economy. These activities play a key role in supporting our tourism and hospitality sectors and in return contributing to Ontario’s growth. These events also bring people together […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 202418 Views

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ITAC at the Travel Media Association of Canada’s Annual Conference

Beothuk, Mi’kmaq (Meeg-mah), and the ancestral lands of the Innu and the Inuit Nations – From June 12 – 16, 2024, Ryan Rogers, ITAC’s Communications Manager, attended the Travel Media Association of Canada’s (TMAC) annual conference in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. This year marks the 30th anniversary of TMAC, which welcomed approximately 100 Canadian […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 202430 Views

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From their own voices’: How Indigenous tourism continues to develop in Jasper National Park – Jasper Fitzhugh

June 18, 2024 “Indigenous culture is not just a picture of a totem pole or an Indigenous mural; it is the person and the story behind those processes and the practices. Indigenous tourism, when it’s done right, allows those voices to speak up and be heard.” In today’s landscape, having an awareness of Indigenous culture […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 202452 Views

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ITAC Bringing the 2025 International Indigenous Tourism Conference to Montréal

Unceded Territory of the Kanien’kehá:ka of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, Huron/Wendat, Abenaki, and Anishinaabeg (Montréal, QC) – The 2025 International Indigenous Tourism Conference (#2025IITC), in partnership with Indigenous Tourism Quebec and Tourisme Montréal, will be hosted in the unceded territory of the Kanien’kehá:ka of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, Huron/Wendat, Abenaki, and Anishinaabeg in Montréal, Québec, from February […]

by pmnationtalk on June 13, 202437 Views

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Here’s how Vancouver’s North Shore Tourism is encouraging sustainable exploring and what you can do to help – Canadian Reviews

June 11, 2024 Who doesn’t love visiting Vancouver’s North Shore? The people are friendly. There are local eateries and cafes on every corner. And the region’s natural beauty is enough to awaken anyone’s lust for adventure! So how can you make the most of it while respecting the land and its heritage? Vancouver’s North Shore […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 202439 Views

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Promoting Alberta’s tourism opportunities in Asia

Jun 06, 2024 Minister Schow will meet with key travel trade representatives in Tokyo and Seoul, as well as government officials from Gangwon, South Korea and Hokkaido, Japan to promote the province, strengthen relations and develop South Korean and Japanese markets. International travellers are an important part of Alberta’s visitor economy, as they stay longer, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 202441 Views

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ITAC Proud to be a Turtle Sponsor for Bear’s Lair Season Two

Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), Vancouver, BC – The Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) is thrilled to share that it is a Turtle Level Sponsor for the highly anticipated second season of APTN’s Bears’ Lair, which will premiere on Tuesday, June 4th, 2024. This collaboration underscores ITAC’s commitment to supporting Indigenous tourism entrepreneurs […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 202443 Views

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Destination Canada Unveils Groundbreaking, Award-Winning Tourism Data Collective to Boost Economic Growth

Integral part of Destination Canada’s newly released 2030 Strategy Empowering the industry to make smarter marketing, investment and destination development decisions, ultimately driving economic growth. Aiming to propel Canada into the top 7 global tourism destinations by 2030 through data-driven decision making. Montreal, QC – May 24, 2024 – Today marks the launch of an […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 202459 Views

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ITAC Welcomes 1,332 Members to the Association

Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), Vancouver, BC – The Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) is pleased to welcome 1,332 members to its association as of March 31, 2024. ITAC proudly represents Indigenous-owned and controlled tourism businesses from across the country, including visitor ready, business ready, and export ready—all of which are market […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 202452 Views

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Government of Canada announces launch of SITES with $10 Million dollar investment to support Indigenous Tourism through NACCA

May 13, 2024 New funding will support large-scale “signature” Indigenous tourism projects “NACCA is pleased to oversee the implementation of the Signature Indigenous Tourism Experiences Stream (SITES) programming, aimed at enhancing tourism offerings within First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities. Our ISO 9001 certification underscores our commitment to quality and reinforces our reputation as a […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 202446 Views

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