Any person or organization that has an interest in advancing Indigenous tourism in Canada may apply to become an ITAC Member.
Members have the opportunity to participate in ITAC marketing, sales and business development programs. Members who are market-ready and no less than 51% Indigenous-owned also have the option to be listed on the IndigenousTourism.ca website and included in the Indigenous Lifestyle Magazine.
Apply to Become an ITAC Member
You can apply and pay for ITAC Membership online. Or, if you prefer, you can also print the 2020 Membership Application Package and mail in your application with a cheque or money order.
ITAC is a membership-based organization and any person or organization that has an interest in advancing Indigenous tourism in Canada may apply to become an ITAC Member. Membership costs $99 + GST per year and is based on two main categories of voting or non-voting, fees are due April 1, 2020.
For additional information about the benefits and application requirements for membership please see the 2020 Membership Program Guide.
Market-Ready Indigenous Tourism Experience
A tourism experience, offered by a business that is no less than 51% Indigenous-owned and adheres to the ITAC Market-Ready Checklist which includes: maintaining business licenses and insurance; maintaining a staffed business location with set operating hours; providing year-round contact information; and branded on-site signage.
Indigenous Tourism Association
A tourism association that is majority managed by Indigenous directors and represents tourism businesses that adhere to the ITAC Market-Ready Checklist and that are no less than 51% Indigenous-owned, and meet or exceed the quality assurance and authentication standards established by ITAC.
Non-Market-Ready Indigenous Tourism Experience
An Indigenous-owned or controlled tourism business that does not meet the requirements of the ITAC Market-Ready Checklist.
Any Indigenous or non-Indigenous Canadian tourism-oriented businesses, organizations, associations (incorporated or otherwise) or persons within Canada who wish to support ITAC’s vision and mission.
OPTIONAL MARKETING UPGRADE +$199
For Market-Ready Indigenous Tourism Experiences and Indigenous Tourism Associations only.
This marketing upgrade is available only to ITAC voting members who meet Export-Ready criteria. Marketing Upgrade membership applications must include the completed Market-Ready Checklist and the Export-Ready Checklist in order to qualify.