The Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) is proud to have hosted the 2017 IATC in Calgary, Alberta at the Grey Eagle Resort & Casino alongside Co-Hosts the Tsuut’ina Nation and with support from our event partners.
The purpose of the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) is to improve the socio-economic situation of Indigenous people through the provisions of economic development advisory services, conferences, professional development training and workshops, industry statistics and information for Indigenous tourism operators and communities or those looking to start a cultural tourism business within the 13 regions; 10 provinces and 3 territories of Canada.
ITAC will develop relationships with other groups and/or regions with similar mandates, uniting the Indigenous tourism industry in Canada. ITAC will work to enable collective support, promotion and marketing of authentic Indigenous cultural tourism businesses in a respecting protocol.
To Provide leadership in the development and marketing of authentic Indigenous tourism experiences through innovative partnerships.
A thriving Indigenous tourism economy sharing authentic, memorable and enriching experiences.