November 2019 Newsletter

Thank you!

We would like to thank everyone who came out for our 2019 Annual General Meeting! We had a great turnout at this years AGM! This year we were proud to have presentations from WSCC, the Department of Wildlife, Ron Ostrom from Outcrop Nunavut, Greg Klassen, and Paul Beasley from the Beasley Brothers’ show “Canada In The Rough”.

If you missed our AGM, you can view the presentations below.

Chair Presentation

CEO Presentation

Marketing Presentation

HUB Health Presentation

Canada In The Rough Workshop

WSCC Presentation

 

ITAC and Travel Nunavut Working Together to Support Indigenous Tourism Development in Canada’s North

Travel Nunavut is excited to announce that we are working closely with the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada and we are now offering free ITAC memberships to all our Inuit operators!

The Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada is the lead organization tasked with growing the Indigenous tourism industru across the country. Inspired by a vision for a thriving Indigenous tourism economy sharing authentic, memorable, and enriching experiences, ITAC develops relationships with other groups and regions with similar mandates.By uniting the Indigenous tourism industry in Canada, ITAC works to enable collective support, product development, promotion and marketing of authentic Indigenous cultural tourism businesses in a respectful protocal. With Indigenous tourism outpacing Canadian tourism activity overall, and international demand for Indigenous experiences at and all-time high, ITAC revetly updated its five-year plan. For ore information on ITAC visit IndigenousTourism.ca

 

New member benefits – HUB International

Travel Nunavut now has an agreement with HUB International to offer discounted extended health benefits for all of our members!

 

New member benefits – Global Payments

As a member of Travel Nunavut, you get just the right payment technology solutions your business needs, to run smoothly, efficiently and affordably. Global Payments, provides you the convenience and flexibility of using the payment methods of your choice – in-person, online, in-app, or on-the-go.

 

New Board Members

Travel Nunavut would like to give a warm welcome to our new board members!

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Levi Uttak is our new Hunting and Fishing Sector Representative.

Levi runs an outfitting business out of Igloolik, NU called Igloo Tourism and Outfitting.

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Peter Akkikungnaq is our new Kitikmeot Sector Representative.

Peter is co-owner of CAP Enterprises Ltd. which runs Gjoa Haven Bed and Breakfast.

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Jack Ediger is returning as our Kivalliq Region Representative.

Jack is the VP of Member Management Services at Arctic Co-Operatives Limited, responsible for providing support to 18 Member Co-Ops located in Nunavut.

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Jason Edmunds is returning as our Cruise Sector Representative.

Jason is a professional expedition leader, guide, and bear monitor with Adventure Canada.