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Lack of capital continues to restrain Indigenous tourism growth- BIV

February 7, 2024 This fast-growing segment of the  industry has surpassed pre-pandemic activity levels Greg Hopf’s day usually starts with a group hike and visit to various plants that Indigenous Peoples use to heal, or a canoe trip on the river with an Indigenous elder sharing their childhood memories and singing traditional songs. Hopf’s Moccasin […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 202439 Views

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Witness the return of migratory birds this spring with The BC Bird Trail

February 07, 2024 The BC Bird Trail in partnership with Destination BC makes springtime birdwatching easier than ever with its province-wide directory of self-guided birdwatching itinerariesRICHMOND, British Columbia, Feb. 07, 2024– The BC Bird Trail is excited to invite birding enthusiasts of all levels and ages to grab their binoculars and celebrate the return of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 202473 Views

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ITAC’s Communications Manager Attends International Media Marketplace North America

Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) – The Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) attended another successful International Media Marketplace (IMM) event in New York City (NYC) from January 24 – 25, 2024. This marked IMM’s eighth year in NYC and 12th globally to help build relationships and network — connecting the travel industry […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 202434 Views

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ITAC Launches 2024-25 Membership Program

January 16, 2024 Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), Vancouver, BC  – The Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) is delighted to launch its 2024-2025 membership program. This program aligns with the latest market readiness standards outlined in The Original Original Accreditation Program and the Indigenous Tourism Micro and Small Business Stream. “This year […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 202459 Views

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ITAC Will Bring its ‘Indigenous Tourism Reality Check’ to the IMPACT Sustainability Travel & Tourism Conference

January 16, 2024 Lekwungwen Territories, Victoria, BC – The Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) is excited to share that Keith Henry, ITAC President and CEO, will host a plenary session on “Indigenous Tourism Reality Check” and Teresa Ryder, ITAC Director of Partnerships, will emcee once again at the IMPACT Sustainability Travel & Tourism Conference […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 202444 Views

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Province honours people providing extraordinary community service

Jan. 3, 2024 VICTORIA – Twenty-one people throughout B.C. are being honoured with the Medal of Good Citizenship (MGC) for extraordinary contributions to community life. The medal recognizes people’s generosity, service and acts of selflessness in their local areas. “Each one of these medal recipients has made their community a better place,” said Premier David […]

by ahnationtalk on January 4, 202444 Views

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10 Unique Hotels In Vancouver Worth Staying At – The Travel

December 14, 2023 These Vancouver hotels have a distinct charm paired with modern amenities, cozy rooms, and stunning views, making for an amazing and unique vacation. Summary Vancouver offers a variety of unique hotels that provide personalized atmospheres and distinct design concepts, making for a special and enriching stay. The listed hotels stand out for […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 202355 Views

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Destination BC & Indigenous Tourism BC Provide Funding for Community-Based Indigenous Learning & Projects to BC’s Visitor Centres

December 5, 2023 VANCOUVER— Destination British Columbia, in partnership with Indigenous Tourism BC, is providing over $350,000 in funding to 33 community Visitor Centres across British Columbia through the Indigenous Learning & Projects Grant for Visitor Services. This application-based funding continues to support Visitor Centre staff in communities across BC to strengthen relationships and create […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 202352 Views

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2023 ITAC Board of Directors Election

November 30, 2023 The Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) issued a Call for Nominations to member organizations wishing to represent their province or territory on ITAC’s Board of Directors. This notice was to provide information on how to nominate a Director (board member) for election at the upcoming ITAC Annual General Meeting (AGM) being […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 202368 Views

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Advancing Indigenous Tourism: ITAC’s Impactful Presence at TIAC’s Tourism Congress

November 28, 2023 Algonquin Anishnaabeg Territory (Ottawa, ON) – The Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada’s (ITAC) presence at the Tourism Industry Association of Canada’s (TIAC) Tourism Congress in Ottawa on November 21 and 22, 2023, marked a pivotal moment for the advancement of Indigenous tourism in the country. As a platinum sponsor of the Tourism […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 202343 Views

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