Indigenous Tourism Québec was founded in 1991 as the Société Touristique Innu and was afterward known as Québec Aboriginal Tourism Corporation (QATC) till 2010. ITQ is a sectoral tourism association recognized by Quebec’s Ministry of Tourism as the province’s official representative of the Indigenous tourism industry and by the Assembly of First Nations of Québec a Labrador as a representative of a place of exchange and services in the field of development and promotion of Indigenous tourism.
It should be noted that each year, Indigenous Québec creates more than 4,000 jobs and shares its culture with more than 1.2 million visitors while generating economic benefits of more than $169 million.
Our mission is to guide and propel the success of indigenous entrepreneurs in tourism markets through our strengths: human-centered relations, expertise, advice, networks and strategies.
Support sustainable Indigenous enterprises via tourism and foster intercultural rapport through exploring the tourism offer and cultural experience of the First Nations and Inuit.
Our CORE values
Partnerships, Authenticity, Engagement and Respect
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The Indigenous peoples of Quebec identify with eleven (11) Nations and live in fifty-five (55) communities, each very proud of its distinct culture and ancestral know-how.
Quebec's colourful Indigenous offer includes ethnocultural, eco-tourism and adventure activities, which cater to sustainable experience seekers.
Here—you can experience culture, traditions and authentic expeditions in majestic natural settings throughout Quebec.
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