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Indigenous Tourism Award

Mar 7, 2024 - Sep 6, 2024

The Indigenous Tourism Award will recognize an Indigenous tourism business that has demonstrated a commitment to the development, promotion, and delivery of an authentic, innovative, and enriched Indigenous tourism visitor experience. The recipient will have demonstrated a commitment to authentic Indigenous cultural tourism as a key aspect of encouraging and promoting tourism growth in their region.


  1. If you are a TIAC Member, please sign into your account before starting the nomination process.
  2. Fill out the online nomination form, and attach mandatory supporting files, including photos, documents, and video links.
  3. Pay the nomination fee*, if applicable.

*The fee for each nomination entry is $100.00, inclusive of applicable taxes. Nominators, whether TIAC members or not, are eligible to submit nominations. If the nominee is a regular member in good standing of the Tourism Industry Association of Canada, the nomination fees will be waived. For nominees who are Associate members of TIAC, the nomination cost is reduced to $50. If the nominee is not a TIAC Member, the full price applies.

Judging Criteria

  • Commitment to visitor satisfaction through delivery of quality and authentic market ready experiences as outlined in ITAC’s National Guidelines (15%)
  • Stimulation of tourism employment and economic activity in the host Indigenous community (20%)
  • Social/cultural impact in the community through the demonstrated promotion and advancement of Indigenous culture (20%)
  • Demonstrates innovation in the development and delivery of the experience (15%)
  • Commitment to cultural sustainability (15%)
  • Fosters a culture that embraces equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging (15%)

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