During this challenging time we understand the importance of staying informed with accurate, up to date industry news. Indigenous Tourism Ontario appreciates the work of our colleagues and partners in the tourism industry. As we truly believe in the strength of our network, we will focus our efforts on sharing all relevant COVID-19 information from our long list of reputable industry partners.
The following pages are providing ongoing, industry-relevant updates on the situation including available supports and resources:
Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada
ITAC is monitoring the changing public policies on the national level. ITAC CEO, Keith Henry, has shared video messages to address concerns and outline the steps that are being taken. They have also revised their 2020/2021 action plan to focus on sustaining Indigenous tourism in the face of COVID-19 based on their COVID-19 impact analysis on the Indigenous tourism industry.
Tourism Industry Association of Ontario
TIAO continues to provide updates for all tourism businesses on the provincial level. They have prepared a COVID-19 impact analysis report on the Ontario tourism Industry. TIAO CEO, Beth Potter, shares video updates addressing government initiatives and policy that may support tourism businesses at this time.
Destination Canada provides a list of financial supports and government aid.