National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30th, 2021 marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a new federal statutory holiday to recognize and honour Indigenous survivors of Residential Schools, commemorate the children that were lost, and reflect on the legacy of trauma that continues to affect Indigenous families today. ITO and our allies invite all Canadians to join us in observing a day of reflection for Truth and Reconciliation.

2021-09-29T19:11:18-04:00September 29th, 2021|News|

LISTENING TO OUR MEMBERS: Indigenous Tourism Ontario (ITO) Introduces the Indigenous Business Advisory (IBA) Program

ITO recognizes that all of our member businesses have been impacted by the pandemic in some way, some significantly. Building on last year’s Business Support Broker Program and in keeping with our Guiding Principle of utilizing an innovative grassroots approach, ITO has again commissioned a network of experts – Indigenous Business Advisors (IBAs) - to work directly with our members to provide resources, coaching, mentorship, and support.

2021-03-03T12:34:40-05:00March 2nd, 2021|News|

Indigenous Tourism Ontario and Destination Northern Ontario awarded the 2020 Culinary Tourism Leadership Award

On Wednesday, October 28, 2020, the winners of the 2020 Ontario Culinary Tourism Awards of Excellence were announced at the virtually held Awards Gala that recognized individuals and businesses who have made significant contributions to Ontario’s tourism industry. Indigenous Tourism Ontario (ITO) and Destination Northern Ontario (DNO) were awarded with the 2020 Culinary Tourism Leadership Award for their innovative collaboration.

2020-10-30T10:48:00-04:00October 30th, 2020|News|

Indigenous Tourism Ontario and ORIGIN Partner to Grow Indigenous Tourism Through Virtual Reality Tours

Indigenous Tourism Ontario (ITO) and ORIGIN partner to enhance Indigenous tourism product offerings as well as help Indigenous businesses on the path to recovery from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

2020-07-29T15:03:47-04:00July 29th, 2020|News|

Continuing Our Journey: Strategic & COVID-19 Recovery Plan 2020-2025 (June 2020)

Indigenous Tourism Ontario (ITO) has launched a five-year Strategic & COVID-19 Recovery Plan titled Continuing Our Journey which advances ITO’s Path Forward Framework with the goal to Preserve, Renew, and Rejuvenate Canada's largest Indigenous tourism industry located in Ontario. ITO has worked diligently to develop a plan that explores and addresses how the Ontario Indigenous tourism industry can move forward balancing the social, economic, environmental, and cultural impacts (SEEC Model) of COVID-19.

2020-08-11T15:47:43-04:00July 22nd, 2020|News|
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