Membership Application Apply Online Use the form below to apply for your ITA membership. (*required field) Membership Category*In Development Business (Non-Voting)Visitor-Ready Business (Non-Voting)Market-Ready or Export-Ready Business (Voting)Indigenous Owned or ControlledAny Indigenous person or Indigenous organization that has an interest in advancing Indigenous tourism in Alberta may apply to become an ITA Member.You are Indigenous or represent a minimum 51% Indigenous-owned or -controlled business or organization:*YesNoName of your Nation or home community:Non-Indigenous Partnership OpportunitiesNon-Indigenous businesses or organizations are not eligible for membership at this time. ITA welcomes partnerships with non-Indigenous businesses or organizations. Please contact us at Tarra@IndigenousTourismAlberta.ca for information on ITA partnership opportunities such as program support, shared marketing efforts, or sponsorship of our annual Indigenous Tourism Summit.Contact InformationPlease provide us with information on the person we should contact about your ITA membership application. Contact Name* First Last Contact TitleContact Email* Contact Phone*Business InformationPlease provide us with information on the business that you are applying for ITA membership for.Business Name*Business Website Business WebsiteBusiness Email Address* Business Phone*Toll Free Business Phone (if applicable)Business Physical Address* Street Address Address Line 2 City AlbertaBritish ColumbiaManitobaNew BrunswickNewfoundland and LabradorNorthwest TerritoriesNova ScotiaNunavutOntarioPrince Edward IslandQuebecSaskatchewanYukon Province Postal Code Mailing address same as physical address?*YesNoBusiness Mailing Address Street Address Address Line 2 City AlbertaBritish ColumbiaManitobaNew BrunswickNewfoundland and LabradorNorthwest TerritoriesNova ScotiaNunavutOntarioPrince Edward IslandQuebecSaskatchewanYukon Province Postal Code Business InformationIf your business is still in development and you don't have this information you may continue to the next section of this form.Business NameBusiness Website Business WebsiteBusiness Email Address Business PhoneBusiness Physical Address Street Address Address Line 2 City AlbertaBritish ColumbiaManitobaNew BrunswickNewfoundland and LabradorNorthwest TerritoriesNova ScotiaNunavutOntarioPrince Edward IslandQuebecSaskatchewanYukon Province Postal Code Mailing address same as physical address?YesNoBusiness Mailing Address Street Address Address Line 2 City AlbertaBritish ColumbiaManitobaNew BrunswickNewfoundland and LabradorNorthwest TerritoriesNova ScotiaNunavutOntarioPrince Edward IslandQuebecSaskatchewanYukon Province Postal Code Tourism Business CategoryType of tourism product or experience you offer, or plan to offer (check all that apply): Accommodations (includes hotels, motels, lodges and campgrounds) Attractions (includes museums, cultural centres, event venues as well as retail businesses) Food & Entertainment (businesses that offer food and regular entertainment, category also includes artists and artisans) Guided Tours (also includes workshops and training or instruction) Natural Attractions (any tourism business that includes a specific natural attraction) Rentals (any business who rents equipment, vehicles or materials to visitors for a fee) Transportation (any form of transportation provided to guests or customers) Events (includes festivals, performances, exhibits, shows and powwows) In Development Business DetailsYour tourism business is:*In development, you are not yet ‘open for business’Open for business but does not yet meet the visitor-ready standards of ITA membership (e.g: set business hours, all necessary licenses & certification etc.)Visitor-Ready Business ChecklistBusiness is open and operating (year-round or seasonally)*YesNoN/AYou maintain good standings with all applicable business licenses, insurance and legislative requirements.*YesNoN/AYou maintain a staffed and branded business location with a posted set schedule of operating hours and you follow those operating hours consistently.*YesNoN/AMarket-Ready or Export-Ready ChecklistThese checklist questions are based on the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada's national standards and guidelines.Do you maintain a staffed business location with a set schedule of operating hours?*YesNoN/AIs your business available by email or telephone year-round? If you are seasonal, do you provide an automated response through voicemail or email?*YesNoN/ACan your business/operation be reached 24-hours a day, 365 days a year by website, phone, fax or e-mail? (Not to directly speak to someone but to have access to information and to be able to leave messages, send bookings, etc.)*YesNoN/ADo you return messages within 24 hours during standard business hours?*YesNoN/ADo you have a website where visitors can obtain information? This website should have all key information on operating hours, location and instructions on how to get there (i.e. Google Maps links).*YesNoN/ADo you offer a quality experience to visitors?*YesNoN/AHow do you know that you offer a quality experience? (Check all that apply)* Increase in visitors High repeat visitation Direct feedback (calls, emails, etc.) Guestbook (comments) Visitor feedback forms Visitor/customer surveys External/independent review Industry accreditation and standards Industry support and partnerships Industry awards and recognition Other Do you have alternate plans if there is bad weather or a community emergency? This is very important for outdoor, adventure and winter-based experiences.*YesNoN/AIf your tourism experience requires special equipment or training do you provide it? (i.e. safety equipment, lifejackets, camping equipment, hats, gloves, etc.)*YesNoN/AHave you maintained good standing of all applicable business licenses, insurance, and legislative requirements?*YesNoN/APlease list the licenses and permits you hold:Are your operating hours clearly posted for visitors on site and for trade on your website and materials? Do you follow those operating hours consistently?*YesNoN/ADo you have branded on-site signage?*YesNoN/AAre you tracking, measuring and evaluating results to ensure a consistent level of customer satisfaction? Tracking and evaluation can help identify who your visitors are, their level of satisfaction and the economic impact in the community.*YesNoN/ADo you have promotional materials that present the product (experience), the price, dates and key reasons to visit?*YesNoN/APlease rate the amount of Indigenous culture included in the overall experience:*1 = low, 5 = high12345Please rate the level of physical activity required:*1 = low, 5 = high12345In which months are your experience(s) available? (Check all that apply).* Select All January February March April May June July August September October November December Consent to Use Images and VideosI consent to allow ITA to use any and all images and video that are submitted to ITA for the purpose of marketing and promoting Indigenous tourism in Alberta through the ITA website, social media channels and print and promotional materials. I also consent to allowing ITA's tourism marketing partners (as listed in the ITA Membership Guide) to also use submitted images and video for promotional purposes.*YesNoAlberta Tourism Information Service ProfileYour ITA membership will include a business profile created through the Alberta Tourism Information Service (ATIS). If you already have an ATIS business profile with Travel Alberta, or if you intend to create an ATIS profile for your business, do you give permission to ITA to co-manage the business profile through the ATIS system?*YesNoNot SureCertificationI certify that the information provided on this form is true to the best of my knowledge* Yes Person Providing Certification* First Last Payment DetailsITA Membership is free for the 2019/20 Membership Year.Total $ 0.00 CAD Ways to PayI have already submitted my membership application feeI would like to pay by credit cardI will pay by chequeTo pay by mail, please send your cheque to our payment address. 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