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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, 202451 Views

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Government of Canada launches major new initiative to support Indigenous tourism

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada May 9, 2024 Indigenous tourism helps advance economic reconciliation, while allowing the sharing of Indigenous cultures and histories across Canada. That’s why supporting its growth, in close partnership with First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities, is one of the Government of Canada’s top priorities. One of the many […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 202482 Views

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Government of Canada to announce new support for Indigenous tourism during Indigenous Prosperity Forum

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Media advisory May 8, 2024 The Honourable Soraya Martinez Ferrada, Minister of Tourism and Minister responsible for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, will announce a new federal initiative to support Indigenous tourism and promote reconciliation. Minister Ferrada will be joined by Shannin […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 202476 Views

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Indigenous Tourism Destination Fund National Investment Strategy and Frequently Asked Questions

The Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) values its members and partners and wants to share the strategy behind the Indigenous Tourism Development Fund (ITDF) and how it aims to benefit provincial and territorial Indigenous tourism partners. ITAC is also pleased to provide some frequently asked questions (FAQs). The fund is designed to foster growth […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 202443 Views

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2024 cruise season kicks off at the Port of Montreal with 50,000+ cruise passengers expected

MONTREAL, May 4, 2024  – The Port of Montreal is proud to announce the official launch of the 2024 cruise season with the arrival of Holland America’s Volendam, having served as a refuge for 1,500 Ukrainian citizens in April 2022. This is the ship’s first call to the metropolis, and in keeping with tradition, a […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 202467 Views

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Dene-owned business awarded $25K from Indigenous tourism fund – Cabin Radio

May 2, 2024 A Dene-owned business in Fort Simpson hopes to expand after receiving money from a federal Indigenous Tourism Fund. K’iyeli Tourism Services is owned and operated by Mary Jane and Gilbert Cazon. It offers interpretation, cultural education and tourism services. Gilbert Cazon said the services they offer are “what is needed by all […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 202458 Views

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Anderson Vacations partners with ITDF & Trees4Travel – Travel Press

April 30, 2024 Anderson Vacations has partnered with Trees4Travel and the Indigenous Tourism Destination Fund (ITDF) in support of more ethical, responsible, and regenerative tourism practices. The partnership with the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) and its Indigenous Tourism Destination Fund (ITDF) is a significant step towards supporting Indigenous tourism initiatives across Canada. For […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 202464 Views

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Ontario Supporting Local Cultural Tourism Events

HAMILTON — The Ontario government is investing more than $8 million over the next three years to support cultural tourism in communities across the province. $2.4 million of this funding will be provided this year through the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund (OCAF) to help 40 arts, heritage and cultural organizations develop, promote and present high-quality, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 202466 Views

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ITAC Highlights from the TULU 2024 World Indigenous Tourism Summit

Takou (Makatau), (Kaohsiung, Taiwan) – The Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada has some updates from the World Indigenous Tourism Summit (WITS), organized by the World Indigenous Tourism Alliance and held April 16-20, 2024, in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The summit brought together 650 delegates from 26 countries, providing a platform for advancing Indigenous tourism worldwide. Attendees explored […]

by ahnationtalk on April 25, 202466 Views

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‘Trying not to die’: Tourism operators face heavy debt, even as business roars back – Barrie360

April 23, 2024 Maureen Gordon has weathered hard times before. She and her husband began running ecotourism outfit Maple Leaf Adventures out of Vancouver about a month before the 9/11 terrorist attacks devastated international travel in 2001. The rebound was relatively quick. Fallout from COVID-19 has proven much more prolonged. “The pandemic of course was […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 202464 Views

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