Ignite your Fire! Indigenous Tourism Alberta Entrepreneur Start-up Workshop

Indigenous Tourism Alberta is hosting Entrepreneurship Workshop throughout the province. This training is a full day, no cost training aimed to help those who want to start an Indigenous tourism business or have just recently started an Indigenous tourism business. By the end of the…
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Indigenous Tourism Alberta Cultural Awareness Training

Indigenous Tourism Alberta is hosting Cultural Awareness Training in the month of September in your area. This training is a full day, no cost training aimed to help those working in the tourism industry broaden their understanding of Indigenous peoples, land and Indigenous tourism. ITA’s…
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Cultural Tourism Pathway Program

ITA is excited to announce the launch of our Indigenous Cultural Tourism Pathway intake. This grassroots training program for community tourism development is set to begin in August 2022. ITA is seeking Indigenous community members to create small, dedicated teams to set the direction for grassroots tourism development in…
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Good Relations Mentorship Program

Indigenous Tourism Alberta, in partnership with CESO, is offering mentorship to tourism operators in Alberta with visitor, market, and export-ready businesses. The Tourism Business Mentorship Program is designed for tourism operators in Alberta so that they can gain valuable skills in business, leadership, and networking…
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Indigenous Tourism Alberta- Best Practice Case Studies

The Indigenous tourism industry is rapidly growing in Canada as more people seek out authentic, meaningful experiences when they travel. The growth of the industry is also a result of the organized efforts by Indigenous communities and leaders who are actively creating opportunities in the sector. The first…
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Funding for Entrepreneurs and Communities

I’m a small Indigenous tourism business and I need financial support: Business Development Bank of CanadaInnovation Science and Economic DevelopmentDepartment of Finance list of all federal support updated dailyGlobal Affairs (Exports)COVID-19 Supports for your BusinessSupport to Businesses | Extending the Work-Sharing program, providing small…
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Peak Season Preparation

Pre-Booking Tips and Customer Engagement In Alberta, the tourism peak season typically starts during the summer months. As we gear up for peak season, there are some important things you need to do to get ready. ITA is excited to launch development blogs to help support member businesses moving forward.
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Indigenous Tourism Startup Workshop

Developed in partnership with the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada and the Government of Alberta, the Indigenous Tourism Startup Workshop will take participants through the steps of becoming an Indigenous Tourism Entrepreneur! This workshop is designed with questions and activities for you in regard to working in the Indigenous…
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Indigenous Tourism Alberta Marketing Microgrant

Indigenous Tourism Alberta is excited to be launching the ITA Marketing Microgrant program for Market or Export Ready Indigenous Tourism Businesses in Alberta. This grant will provide Indigenous Tourism businesses with $4000 for marketing development and activities. Marketing development can include but is not limited to, website enhancements, marketing & sales planning,…
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COVID-19 resources for Indigenous tourism industry members and communities

Indigenous Tourism Alberta’s number one concern is the well-being of our members across the province. To support all ITA members with the most up to date information regarding industry support and funding. Due to the breadth of information available, we have put together a COVID-19 resource blog post to offer…
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