Congrats to The Quaaout Lodge and Talking Rock Golf Resort for winning the 2018 Indigenous Cultural Tourism Award, presented by the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada.
Located in the Shuswap golf region of BC, the Quaaout Lodge, in Chase, is owned and operated by the Little Shuswap Lake Indian Band.
Quaaout Lodge and Talking Rock Golf Resort was the dream of the local Little Shuswap Lake Indian Band chief, who saw a resort as a way for band members to learn trades and crafts and introduce guests to their culture.
“A huge congratulations to the team at Quaaout Lodge & Talking Rock Golf Resort, we’re so happy to see the Indigenous tourism story continuing to unfold in Canada,” said Keith Henry, President & CEO of ITAC. “All of these finalists offer exciting and dynamic experiences for visitors, further highlighting the strength of our industry nationwide.”
The Indigenous Cultural Tourism Award recognizes an Indigenous tourism business that demonstrates a commitment to the development, promotion and delivery of an authentic, innovative and enriching Indigenous cultural tourism visitor experience. The recipient will be committed promote tourism growth within their region through authentic Indigenous cultural tourism.
The Canadian Tourism Awards are presented annually by TIAC to recognize excellence in Canada’s tourism by rewarding successful and innovative people, places, organizations and events that have gone above and beyond to offer a superior tourism experience to travelers in Canada.
For more information, visit https://indigenoustourism.ca