Earlier this month, the federal government took another step in the right direction towards helping the tourism industry recover with the elimination of the COVID-19 vaccine mandates for domestic travel on planes and trains, as well as outbound international travel. The latest of the (…)

Read More
TIAC Advocacy Update  

Canadian Industry for Ukraine

Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) is launching a a single point-of-entry for Canadian businesses wishing to support the Government of Canada’s response to the crisis in Ukraine by making donations, offering employment, and more. Businesses can also provide offers of high-priority goods and services to support displaced Ukrainians, as well as the organisations providing aid and resettlement services.

Prime Minister announces new task force to improve services 

The Prime Minister recently announced the creation of a new task force to improve government services, with a focus on reducing wait times for Canadians.

The task force, a Committee of Cabinet ministers, will drive action to improve the processing of passports and immigration applications by identifying priority areas for action and outlining short- and longer-term solutions, with a focus on reducing wait times, clearing out backlogs, and improving the overall quality of services provided to Canadians.

As labour shortages continue to lead to air travel delays around the world, the task force will also monitor the situation at Canadian airports.

Help Now
Learn More

TIAC Welcomes New Ontario Minister of Tourism

Ontario Premier Doug Ford released the names of his new cabinet last week, as the PC government starts its second term in office. TIAC welcomes Neil Lumsden as the province's new Minister for Tourism, Culture and Sport. Minister Lumsden was elected for the first time in the Hamilton East—Stoney Creek riding in June and has had a successful career in the Canadian Football League; where he represented the Toronto Argonauts, Hamilton Tiger-Cats and the Edmonton Eskimos. 

Learn More

TIAC News  

2022 Canadian Tourism Awards   

The 2022 Canadian Tourism Award (CTA) nomination process is now open, accepting applications in nine categories.

The CTAs are presented annually by TIAC to recognize success, leadership, and innovation in Canada's tourism industry and have become the standard of excellence for businesses and organizations in the travel industry, showcasing the nation's best in tourism. 

The 2022 CTAs will take place this year on Nov. 23 during TIAC’s annual Tourism Congress (Nov. 22 and 23) at the Westin Ottawa. Award categories include Business of the Year; Small or Medium-Sized Business of the Year; Indigenous Tourism; Sustainable Tourism; Employee of the Year; Business Event; Tourism Employer of the Year; Innovator of the Year, and Travel Media Award. 

Know someone worthy? Nominate them today!

Nominate Now

Valenta Joins TIAC

As specialists in B2B consulting and digital transformation, Valenta is looking forward to contributing to the Canadian tourism industry as the newest member of TIAC.

The Toronto-based company is a recognized Digital Advisor that can help businesses increase profitability by implementing tech solutions, optimizing processes, and providing training.

Take advantage of the government’s Canada Digital Adoption Program and learn about how Valenta can help you access a $15 000 grant and up to $100 000 interest-free loan under the program to digitally transform your business.

Learn More

We’re Hiring!

The best people work at TIAC (and so should you!). It’s simple - our employees are our greatest asset.

Travel is an ever-changing industry with exciting opportunities - and the Tourism Industry Association of Canada represents the best of the best.

Come join our dynamic team representing the interests of tourism businesses across Canada. We’re an inclusive and rewarding environment offering engaging work, generous benefits, and a collaborative culture.

 Check out our latest job opportunities!

Apply Now
TIAC in the Media 
Watch TIAC President and CEO Beth Potter's latest interviews

We lost 15 years of employment growth during the pandemic: Tourism Industry Association of Canada

As summer travel heats up, how to navigate delays at home and abroad

Canada removes vaccination mandate for air, train travel

Please visit our COVID-19 page for more information on travel policies and available support programs.
Visit our COVID-19 page
Become a TIAC Member
Facebook  Twitter  Linkedin  Youtube