September 20, 2019 – Coast Salish Territories (Vancouver, BC) Nominations are now open for Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada’s (ITAC) annual Indigenous Tourism Awards to be presented during the 8th annual International Indigenous Tourism Conference (IITC) November 14, 2019, hosted on the traditional and unceded territory of the Syilx Nation (Kelowna, BC).
September 16, 2019, Coast Salish Territories (Vancouver, BC) – Keith Henry, Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada’s President and CEO, will be a keynote presenter on how Indigenous tourism is reshaping tourism overall in Canada, during the American Indian Tourism Conference, Tulsa Oklahoma, September 17, 2019.
Quebec City, September 12, 2019. – This morning, the Grand Chief of the Huron-Wendat Nation, Mr. Konrad Sioui, and the President and CEO of the Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB), Mr. Stéphane Poirier, officially inaugurated a brand new space in the international arrivals area of the Québec City airport. The space is inspired by the cultural wealth of the Huron-Wendat Nation.
VICTORIA, B.C. – Destination Greater Victoria and the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada have signed a memorandum-of-understanding (MoU) for Destination Greater Victoria to sponsor the International Indigenous Tourism Conference (IITC) in 2019, 2020 and 2021, both organizations announced today.
Television host and activist, Fox is the second announced speaker for the conference, November 12 – 14.
Unceded Syilx Territory (Kelowna, BC) – Sarain Fox, host of APTN’s Future History and RISE on VICELAND, Fox will be speaking at the upcoming International Indigenous Tourism Conference, hosted by the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC).
The Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) was represented last week in Ottawa, ON. at the annual GoMedia Canada 2019 event. Co-sponsored by Destination Canada, this interactive appointment-based, 3-day meeting venue enables industry partners across Canada to meet with approximately 150 Media personalities from various countries worldwide.
The Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) has just released the second video in its public service announcement (PSA) campaign. The campaign will consist of five videos and will be distributed to over 5 million households.
August 14, 2019, Unceded Syilx Territory (Kelowna, BC) – Jordin Tootoo, the first Inuk player in the National Hockey League (NHL), and founder of The Team Tootoo Foundation, will be speaking at the upcoming International Indigenous Tourism Conference, hosted by the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC).
August 13, 2019, Algonquin Territory (Ottawa, Ont) – Each year the annual Explore Canada Awards of Excellence recognize contributions to storytelling that inspire travelers to explore Canada, and once again stories featuring Indigenous tourism experiences were highlighted for compelling content and fascinating characters.
July 24, 2019, Coast Salish Territories (Vancouver, BC) – The Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada is welcoming four new members to its full-time team as demand for Indigenous tourism continues to grow for experiences across the country.