Working with our partners, ITAC has conducted a number of industry research projects in 2018. This research is undertaken as part of ITAC’s commitment to understanding the current state of the Indigenous tourism industry within Canada. The findings of the research is used to shape our programs and guide our work into the future.
Economic Impacts and Insights
The Conference Board of Canada (CBoC) and ITAC have partnered to conduct joint research into the size and impact of the Indigenous tourism industry in Canada. The full report will be released at the end of November 2018 but preliminary findings were released at the 2018 International Indigenous Tourism Conference on October 30.
2019 Market Snapshots
Destination Canada and ITAC partnered on international market research looking at the activities of travellers as well as their interest in Indigenous tourism experiences in Canada. The research covered 10 countries in Asia Pacific, Europe, India and North America and also includes a domestic market snapshot.
Sentiment Analysis Summary
ITAC partnered with Destination Think! to conduct a tourism sentiment index specific to Indigenous tourism in Canada. The resulting conversation sentiment score is a measure of ITAC and its membership’s ability to generate positive word of mouth around the indigenous tourism offering in Canada.