Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada paves the way for the development of Saskatchewan’s Indigenous Tourism Strategy


December 10, 2019, Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 Territories (Saskatoon, SK) – The Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) has retained the services of Left Coast Insights and Stormy Lake Consulting, a tourism consultancy partnership, to create Saskatchewan’s inaugural Indigenous Tourism Strategy which will support the development of Indigenous tourism business opportunities across the province.

The Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada once again puts culinary tourism in the spotlight via National Television in time for the holidays


December 10, 2019, Coast Salish Territories (Vancouver, BC) – On December 11, 2019, Chef Bill Alexander will be on live national television in Toronto, showcasing Indigenous cuisine and featuring holiday recipes on behalf of the Indigenous Culinary of Associated Nations (ICAN) and the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC).

Teresa Ryder, ITAC’s Director of Business Development presenting at YFNCT’s Advancing Indigenous Tourism Conference


December 3, 2019, Coast Salish Territory (Vancouver, BC) – The Yukon First Nations Culture and Tourism Association is hosting the 3rd Advancing Indigenous Tourism Conference (AITC) this week, and the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada’s Teresa Ryder presented on Setting the Stage: Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada. 

University of Guelph honours ITAC’s Keith Henry in recognition of Indigenous tourism growth across Canada


November 26th, 2019, Coast Salish Territory (Vancouver, BC) –Keith Henry, President and CEO of the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) will be awarded the honorary degree Doctor of Laws honoris causa from the University of Guelph, for his work at ITAC and commitment to the economic development of Indigenous tourism across Canada.

Nova Scotia Indigenous Tourism Enterprise Network Board Member Charged


It has been brought to our attention that a board member of Nova Scotia Indigenous Tourism Enterprise Network (NSITEN), Mr. Joel Nathan Denny, stands accused of some horrendous crimes. As Mr. Denny was a member of the Indigenous tourism community, ITAC has taken immediate action. Mr. Denny has been removed from participating with the provincial Indigenous tourism board and banned from any ITAC initiatives.

Wanuskewin Heritage Park Wins the 2019 National Indigenous Tourism Award


Tourism Industry Association of Canada’s Canadian Tourism Awards presented November 20, 2019

November 25, 2019, Coast Salish Territories (Vancouver, BC) – The Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) has recognized the Wanuskewin Heritage Park as the winner of the 2019 ITAC Indigenous Tourism Award, presented by the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC).

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