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78 Indigenous Tourism Businesses Receive $2M in funding from Round One of the Indigenous Tourism Fund Micro and Small Business Stream

Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), Vancouver, BC – March 7, 2024 – The first funding round is being released to 78 Indigenous tourism businesses from across Canada who applied for up to $25,000 from a $10 million investment from the Government of Canada through its Indigenous Tourism Fund Micro and Small Business Stream. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 202482 Views

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ITAC Releases 5th Edition of Nations, an Indigenous Lifestyle Magazine

Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), Vancouver, BC – March 5, 2024 – The 2024 edition of Nations will honour 100 percent of Nations’ commissioned writers who are Indigenous. This year’s roster of writers is a major milestone for ITAC’s annual Indigenous lifestyle magazine and celebrates 140 export-ready Indigenous tourism experiences from coast to […]

by ahnationtalk on March 6, 202497 Views

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Indigenous Tourism Leaders and Operators Wrap Up their 11th Annual International Indigenous Tourism Conference

Algonquin Anishinabeg (Ottawa, ON) March 5, 2024 – The Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) proudly wrapped up its 11th annual International Indigenous Tourism Conference (IITC) last week. The conference brought together 1,000 delegates and tourism industry leaders from across the globe including Taiwan, Japan, New Zealand and Chile, making this year’s conference the largest […]

by ahnationtalk on March 6, 202487 Views

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Call for applications for Community Tourism and Cultural Industries program funding

March 4, 2024 The Department of Economic Development and Transportation (EDT) is accepting applications for Community Tourism and Cultural Industries (CTCI) program funding. This program supports education and training, product development, marketing, and infrastructure improvement. You might be eligible if you are: An outfitter. A tourist establishment. A local business. An artist organization. A hunters […]

by ahnationtalk on March 4, 202491 Views

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Government of Canada invests $21.1M in Quebec’s tourism industry

From: Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions February 29, 2024 Tourism is essential to the Quebec and Canadian economy and its long-term prosperity. It helps diversify regional economies and generate significant economic spin-offs across the country, including in Indigenous communities. That is why the Government of Canada has developed the Tourism Growth Program (TGP), a temporary […]

by ahnationtalk on February 29, 202460 Views

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Plans for Destination Original International Tourism unveiled at IITC – Travel Press

February 29, 2024 Leaders from New Zealand Maori Tourism (NZMT), American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) and the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) unveiled details of the brand and visual identity of a new organization in the works called Destination Original International Tourism (DO-IT) during the International Indigenous Tourism Conference (IITC) in Ottawa. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 29, 2024120 Views

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New Global Indigenous Tourism Association Soft Launches in Ottawa Today with the Help of the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada

February 28, 2024 Algonquin Anishinabeg Territory (Ottawa, ON) – As part of the International Indigenous Tourism Conference (IITC), leaders from New Zealand Māori Tourism (NZMT), American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) and the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) announced today the brand and visual identity of a new organization in the works called […]

by ahnationtalk on February 29, 2024112 Views

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New Spark Tourism Micro-grant supports the development of new and emerging tourism opportunities

28/02/2024 Recognizing the important role that the tourism industry plays in the territorial economy, today Minister John Streicker announced the Spark Tourism Micro-grant, a new funding initiative to support budding entrepreneurs in the Yukon’s tourism industry, particularly those offering innovative and sustainable visitor experiences and services. The Spark Tourism Micro-grant is for new or emerging […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 2024138 Views

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Vernon’s tourism sector fared relatively well in 2023 despite fires “destroying peak season” – Vernon Matters

Feb 28, 2024 Officials say the local tourism industry faced some major challenges with the past summer’s extreme weather events, but still fared relatively well. Claus Larsen, chair of the Tourism Commission, presented Tourism Vernon’s annual report at Vernon city council’s regular meeting Monday, Feb. 26. He said the tourism sector faced many challenges last […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 202488 Views

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Government of Canada and ITAC announce first businesses supported by Indigenous Tourism Fund

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Announcement reflects progress on, and ongoing commitment to, Indigenous tourism in Canada February 22, 2024 – St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador Indigenous tourism helps advance reconciliation while creating jobs in communities nationwide. That’s why supporting its growth, in close partnership with First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities, is […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202480 Views

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