We are thrilled to announce two Indigenous businesses based in Tofino have won tourism awards at the 2024 Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) conference this past week.

Tsawaak RV Resort & Campground won the award for ‘Leading the Way in Business Development (Community-based)’. This award recognizes a community-based business thriving in tourism business development at an inspirational rate. The business will demonstrate proper protocol was followed, from community consultation to community buy-in.

Ahous Adventures won the award for ‘New Operator or Business that Launched a New Experience’. This award recognizes a new operator or business that launched a new Indigenous tourism experience in the 2023 operating year.

Maria Clark representing Tsawaak RV Resort & Campground and Savannah Rose representing Ahous Adventures were in attendance to accept the awards, while MP Gord Johns, Ahous Adventures General Manager Corene Inouye and Tourism Tofino’s Jody Kirk were there to celebrate with them.