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Cree tourism to get boost from creation of majority Cree-owned travel agency – CBC

Jul 10, 2019

Eeyou Istchee Baie James Travel explained at tourism association’s annual general assembly

In the hopes of making it easier for travellers to discover the James Bay region, the Cree Outfitting and Tourism Association has helped launch a majority Cree-owned travel agency: Eeyou Istchee Baie James Travel.

The agency is a one-stop shop to help tourists book travel, hotels, and cultural and outdoor activities in the Eeyou Istchee and Jamisien regions, according to Robin McGinley, executive director of the Cree Outfitting and Tourism Association and Eeyou Istchee Tourism.

“We are doing it so we can get out in the market and shift from a cottage industry to a real sustainable tourism industry in Eeyou Istchee,” she said.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/eeyou-istchee-baie-james-travel-1.5206641

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