Founded in 1930 to encourage the development of tourism in Canada, TIAC serves today as the national private-sector advocate for this $90 billion sector. Based in Ottawa, TIAC takes action on behalf of Canadian tourism businesses and promotes positive measures that help the industry grow and prosper.
TIAC is responsible for representing tourism interests at the national level, and its advocacy work involves promoting and supporting policies, programs and activities that will benefit the sector's growth and development.
TIAC's membership reflects partnerships among all sectors of the industry, and provincial, territorial and regional tourism associations, enabling the association to address the full range of issues facing Canadian tourism.
About our Membership
TIAC's membership is as diverse as our country itself. We represent:
- Over 400 members and thousands of affiliate members from coast to coast to coast
- Over 1.6 million Canadians whose jobs depend on the economic activity generated by travel and tourism
- Large national and multinational companies as well as small- and medium-sized enterprises
- Airports, attractions, concert halls, convention centres, duty-free shops, festivals & events, restaurants & foodservices, arenas, transportation, travel services, travel trades, destination and provincial/territorial marketing organizations, suppliers, travel media, and educational institutions
Membership Level: Affiliate Member