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Quite The Experience

ITAC Offers 22 Indigenous Experiences For 2022

Quite The Experience If you want to give your clients something to look forward to in 2022, how about a choice of one of the 22 Indigenous tourism experiences featured here and offering them the opportunity to discover some great cuisine; explore the landscape; or learn about plants and animals – just to name a... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Destinations, Indigenous tourism, News, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations

ITAC Set To Build Back Better

Association Releases Strategic Plan For Indigenous Tourism

ITAC Set To Build Back Better The Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) has released its 2022-2025 Strategic Plan: Building Back Better, which focuses on revitalizing the Indigenous tourism industry from the ongoing devastating impacts of COVID-19. The Indigenous tourism industry is one of the strongest... more ›
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New Experiences From Akwesasne Travel

New Experiences From Akwesasne Travel Akwesasne Travel, the official Destination Marketing and Management Organization (DMMO) for the Mohawk Territory of Akwesasne, has now launched in-person cultural tours to promote the region and its heritage. Akwesasne is an indigenous community which straddles the US/Canada international... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Destinations, Indigenous tourism, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations

Indigenous Tourism Alberta Set For Third Annual Summit

Indigenous Tourism Alberta Set For Third Annual Summit Indigenous Tourism Alberta (ITA) will be hosting its third annual Alberta Indigenous Tourism Summit (AITS 2021) at the Grey Eagle Resort & Casino, located on the Tsuut’ina Nation in Calgary, Alberta from Nov. 24 to Nov. 26, 2021. AITS brings together up to 300 Indigenous tourism... more ›
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Listen To The Storytellers

Indigenous Peoples Sharing Their History And Culture Through Tourism

Listen To The Storytellers In a conversation with Canadian Travel Press, Keith Henry, president & CEO of the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC), observes that “Indigenous Peoples in Canada are at a point of cultural reclamation and rejuvenation using tourism as a means to rediscover and share their... more ›
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Métis Crossing Teams With Visions, Hopes & Dreams

Métis Crossing Teams With Visions, Hopes & Dreams Métis Crossing has entered a joint venture partnership with Visions, Hopes and Dreams. The new partnership establishes the Visions, Hopes and Dreams at Métis Crossing Wildlife Park. The partnership represents an important step towards reconciliation, as these Indigenous and non-Indigenous... more ›
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Indigenous Tourism: Time To Listen To Its Voice

The Journey To Truth & Reconciliation Will Be A Long One, But It's Time To Make A Start

Indigenous Tourism: Time To Listen To Its Voice In May of this year, Canadian Travel Press published a wide-ranging interview with Keith Henry, the president and CEO of the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC). In it, Henry talks about the crisis facing the Indigenous tourism industry and at the time, made it clear that: “We're... more ›
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New Indigenous Tourism Association Launched In MB

New Indigenous Tourism Association Launched In MB The Manitoba Indigenous Tourism Association (MITA) and an updated Manitoba Indigenous Tourism Strategy were officially recognized and celebrated at the opening of the MITA Virtual Summit this week. At the Summit opening, the Honourable Alan Lagimodiere, Minister for Indigenous Reconciliation... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Indigenous tourism, News, Tourism Organizations

A Disaster That’s Already Happened

New Research Reveals Pandemic’s Impact On Indigenous Tourism

A Disaster That’s Already Happened New research from the Conference Board of Canada (CBOC) and the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) reveals that although 2021 saw modest gains as a sign of early recovery, the industry still projects a 54% decline in direct GDP compared to pre-pandemic levels. Another study done... more ›
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Indigenous Tourism Ontario Launches FEAST

Indigenous Tourism Ontario Launches FEAST FEAST: Growing Indigenous Food Tourism in Ontario (FEAST) is being launched by Indigenous Tourism Ontario (ITO) with a vision of establishing Indigenous foods and foodways as integral parts of Ontario's identity. Over a two-year period, ITO worked with partners across the province to develop... more ›
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