The Tourism Industry Association of BC (TIABC), formerly the Council of Tourism Associations (COTA) of BC, is a member based, ‘umbrella’ organization representing the interests of BC’s tourism related businesses.


20th Annual TIABC AGM

At our recent AGM, hosted Tuesday April 29th in Richmond, BC, six tourism industry representatives were elected by the members to join our Board.

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LinkBC Industry-Educator Roundtable

Join LinkBC and their members for a set of discussions aimed at forging closer links between BC’s adventure, culinary, hospitality, and tourism educators and the industry. The event is free of charge for TIABC members. To RSVP please email morgan@linkbc.ca.

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TIABC AGM & Industry Luncheon April 29, 2014

Industry are invited to join TIABC members at an Industry Luncheon following the Annual General Meeting. Lunch includes guest speaker Marsha Walden, President & CEO, Destination BC. Email pcashin@tiabc.ca.

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TIABC In The News

Check out Ian Robertson's interview on BC1’s ‘Unfiltered With Jill Krop’ commenting on the BC tourism industry.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vFb5kTKboE&feature=em-upload_owner

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TIABC Annual General Meeting

TIABC's Annual General Meeting was held June 24th 2013 at the Delta Vancouver Airport in Richmond. Over 50 members attended this important meeting. For more details contact TIABC.

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Destination BC Announced

Details of Destination BC, the new Provincial Destination Marketing Organization (PDMO) were announced at the HOST 2012 conference on Monday, November 5. 

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BC’s Tourism Industry Applauds the Choice of Family Day

The announcement of BC’s Family Day as the second Monday in February has initiated widespread enthusiasm across British Columbia’s tourism industry.

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Summit Presentations Available for Download

By popular request, copies of a variety of Summit presentations are now available!

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YVR Maps Out 10-Year Strategy

Vancouver Airport Authority announced a 10-year strategy outlining $1.8 billion in improvements designed to keep Vancouver International Airport (YVR) competitive and an economic generator for British Columbia.

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Minister Bell Addresses BC Tourism Leaders' Summit Delegates

The second day of the BC Tourism Leaders' Summit kicked off with a speech by the Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation, the Honourable Pat Bell. The Minister provided an update to industry of upcoming government priorities, including

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