CANADA CANNOT AFFORD TO LOSE THE TOURISM INDUSTRY.
With tourism responsible for 1 in every 11 jobs in Canada, and over 2% of its GDP, we need to ensure that the tourism and travel sector is here to stay long after the COVID-19 pandemic ends.
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Tourism is not able to recover the same way as other sectors. This is why we need dedicated support for the sector.
TIAC continues to advocate for sector specific government support to ensure the visitor economy in Canada can recover post pandemic.
We strive to work with government to implement a plan so that when it is safe to do so, the tourism economy can restart and thrive.
TIAC’s Tourism Recovery Plan to Ensure Canada’s Tourism Economy Survival and Competitiveness through COVID-19 outlines recommendations to government in the following themes:
• Supporting Business Solvency
• Championing Safety
• Keeping Canada Globally Competitive
Through the following phases: