Aboriginal Tourism BC is seeking a Director of Training and Experience Development that will report to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) that will connect Aboriginal cultural experiences with existing programs in order to help them become market-ready. The preferred candidate will have sound knowledge of Aboriginal culture and protocols and be able to engage Aboriginal communities and identify and create market-ready tourism experiences.
The Destination Development program brings together local, regional, and provincial governments, economic development, First Nations, industry organizations, tourism businesses, communities and other stakeholders for an iterative planning process to identify and discuss opportunities and impediments to development and tourism growth.
The Remarkable Experiences Program offers a hands-on, collaborative workshop facilitated by leading industry mentors. With coaching plus access to traveller research, the opportunity to connect with other local operators and the tools to elevate your product and your online presence, you will have everything that you need to make your tourism experience stand out to potential customers.
New CEO ready to transform and bring the organization to the next level
This year’s Aboriginal Cultural Festival – taking place from Friday, June 16 to Sunday, June 18 in Victoria, BC – will feature colorful main stage performances, celebrating the diverse Nations on Vancouver Island and British Columbia. Three-time world champion hoop dancer Alex Wells – who hails from the Lil’wat Nation – will return to headline the festival, performing daily as a guest of the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations. New for 2017, the Maori He Waka Kotuia from New Zealand will add to the excitement.
The Aboriginal Tourism Association of British Columbia (AtBC) has released a new plan that is going to significantly boost Aboriginal tourism growth in First Nations communities across British Columbia.
The Aboriginal Tourism Association of BC (AtBC) kicked off its 20th Anniversary by hosting the welcome reception at the BC Tourism Industry Conference in Victoria on February 22, 2017. AtBC has made enormous strides in collaboration with a long list of partners, thanks to the shared belief that Aboriginal tourism in BC is not just about business, but also about reconciliation, transformation and empowerment.
The Aboriginal Tourism Association of BC is celebrating its 20th Anniversary at the BC Tourism Industry Conference – the tourism event of the year in BC. AtBC will host the opening reception and welcome the delegates on February 22, 2017 at the Songhees Wellness Centre, in the Lekwungen Territory. The conference is presented by the Tourism Association of BC in partnership with Destination BC.