Business Ventures: Indigenous tourism gets WestJet boost – Kelowna Daily Courier

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Business Ventures: Indigenous tourism gets WestJet boost – Kelowna Daily Courier

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 202117 Views

With domestic and international air travel down more than 90 per cent since March 2020, COVID-19 has devastated Canada’s travel and tourism industry, including Indigenous tourism.

Indigenous World Winery was one of nine Indigenous tourism businesses across Canada to receive a $10,000 grant from WestJet and the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada to support the recovery of their businesses as the industry looks to welcome back domestic and international travellers in the months ahead.

Bernice and Robert Louie, owners of Indigenous World, offer world-class wines made from fruit from the land that has supported the Syilx people for 10,000 years.

The grants were given to Indigenous tourism businesses that were shut down or saw their revenues dramatically decline due to COVID-19.

Read More: https://www.kelownadailycourier.ca/business_news/article_75bcb206-d38b-11eb-9256-6f9f72318a95.html

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