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Indigenous tourism businesses booming in B.C. as visitors spend $705M a year – CBC

Tourists spend more than $705M a year as they seek to learn more about Indigenous culture, association says

Aug 16, 2019

Indigenous tourism businesses are seeing rapid growth in B.C. as more international visitors seek experiences that bring them closer to Canadian culture, the province’s Indigenous tourism association says.

There are more than 200 Indigenous communities in B.C. and more than 400 Indigenous tourism businesses, from guided adventure tours to high-end culinary experiences, according to Indigenous Tourism B.C.

More than $705 million a year is spent on those businesses by visitors keen to find more about First Nations and their cultures, the association says.

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