In Their Footsteps: Follow the Path of Canada’s Indigenous Peoples – EverythingZoomer.com
June 25th, 2018
Travelling through Canada? Follow the path of this land’s indigenous peoples at these four must-see destinations.
The demand for authentic, respectful indigenous (or aboriginal) experiences is growing. Research by the Aboriginal Tourism Association of Canada (ATAC) found that one in four visitors to British Columbia seeks an indigenous travel experience.
ATAC is more than a year into an ambitious plan to grow Canada’s aboriginal tourism industry to employ more than 40,000 people by 2021 and have 50 new tourism experiences ready to market to world travellers. In a survey that it conducted in 2015, it estimated the economic output from indigenous tourism at $817 million in wages and more than $142 million in tax revenues to all government levels.
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