• Canadian Tourism Awards Highlight Tourism Excellence
  • Automated Border Clearance Program Expanded
  • SENATE TRANSPORT COMMITTEE: TIAC Reiterates Call for Aviation Cost Structure Review
  • ANNOUNCEMENT: Reflects concerns of Canada's business and leisure travel sector
 
 
 
 
 

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NEXUS Improvements to Increase Convenience & Shorten Wait Times for Canada-US Travellers

New enhancements to the NEXUS program will accelerate the process of crossing the Canada-US border while maintaining security and public safety, according to the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC).

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Improvements to Help Tour Operators Claim GST/HST Rebates Under the Foreign Convention and Tour Incentive Program (FCTIP)

New administrative improvements are making it easier for tour operators to claim GST/HST rebates under the Foreign Convention and Tour Incentive Program (FCTIP).

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New Changes to Simplify Temporary Foreign Worker Recruitment and Accelerate Economic Recovery

Changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) will help employers address growing labour shortages more efficiently, accelerating Canada’s economic recovery, according to the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC).

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Expansion of Automated Border Clearance Program to Shorten Wait Times and Improve the International Travel Experience

The expansion of the Automated Border Clearance (ABC) Program will accelerate the process of re-entering Canada, leading to shorter wait times and a better experience for international travellers, according to the Tourism Industry Association of Canada.

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Extraordinary Investments in Tourism and Culture Recognize Quebec’s Travel Industry as a Driver of Economic Growth

Yesterday’s unprecedented budget investment of nearly a half-billion dollars into tourism and cultural initiatives serves as recognition that Québec’s tourism industry is a driver of economic growth and prosperity, according to the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC).

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TIAC Reiterates Call for Aviation Cost Structure Review

Canada’s outmoded aviation cost structure is choking off one of Canada’s great economic opportunities – that’s the message that TIAC President and CEO David Goldstein delivered to the Senate Standing Committee on Transport and Communication last week.

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  • "It is easier to get a box of cherries from California across the border than it is to get a Californian across."

    - David Goldstein, TIAC President and CEO

  • "We need a travel and tourism policy that does not create impediments for those valued potential visitors."

    - David Goldstein, TIAC President and CEO

  • "A smarter, more open approach to moving travelers across our shared border would fuel Canada's economic recovery."

    - David Goldstein, TIAC President and CEO