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Policy

Here are the policies TIABC has recently introduced. These are abbreviations of the full Policy. Register to become a TIABC member for access to our full Policies.

April 2024

Policy

TIABC Policy on Campfire Bans - updated April 2024

Open campfires are a core part of the outdoor experience for thousands of campers.Hours of
time is spent with friends and family s...

October 2023

Policy

TIABC Policy on Short Term Rentals in BC - updated August 2023

Short-term rentals in/of private homes have grown exponentially as a trend over the past decade and a half, largely because of tec...

October 2022

Policy

TIABC Policy on Hosting Major Events in BC

British Columbia has a long and successful track record of hosting large sporting events that attract a combination of participant...

October 2022

Policy

TIABC Policy on Camping Reservations for Commercial Operators Operating in BC Parks

Shortly before COVID, BC Parks quietly eliminated a provision that allowed licensed commercial operators of excursions such as gui...

September 2022

Policy

TIABC Policy on Province-wide Maintenance & Replacement of Service & Attraction Highway Sign...

Since 1989, following a successful pilot project, new signs were provided on provincial highways and local roads under the Service...

✉️ Wish you were here! 

A postcard from Dawn Ruecki, Director of Industry Development at the Ministry of Tourism Arts, Culture & Sport, at Sun Peaks Resort! 

#PostcardsFromBC #ExploreBC #BCAdventures
✉️ Wish you were here! 

A postcard from Thom Tischik, Executive Director of Visit Penticton, at the beautiful Summerland to Princeton Road. 

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📬 Wish you were here from Nik Coutinho, Sales and Marketing Manager for Prince of Whales, at the Great Bear Rainforest! 🐻 

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Vancouver's North Shore Tourism Association (VNSTA) revealed its new campaign last week centred around visiting Vancouver's North Shore like a local. The three pillars include: play like a local, learn like a local, and love it like a local, with a commitment to respect Indigenous communities, air, land and waters, and to practice safety in all activities (& more). As part of its new sustainability initiative, VNSTA Executive Director Jennifer Belak (seen with TIABC CEO Walt Judas) is encouraging locals and visitors to take the pledge to play, learn and love like a local.
TIABC CEO Walt Judas joined members of BC's foodservice community, including Restaurants Canada CEO Kelly Higginson and VP Mark von Schellwitz at a networking and recognition reception in downtown Vancouver this week. Celebrating resilience, adaptability and unity, the event also served to acknowledge those who have significantly advanced the industry. Restaurants Canada and the Chefs’ Table Society of BC honoured renowned Chef John Bishop with a Lifetime Achievement award for the indelible mark he's made on the Canadian foodservice sector. 📷: @kasselmancreative
✈️ New aviation technology, the future of the aerospace workforce, impacts of government policy on the aviation sector, regional airport infrastructure and capacity needs, airline operating models, and the aviation sector’s role in emergencies were among the many important topics discussed at the BC Aviation Council Summit in Nanaimo this week. 

TIABC CEO Walt Judas joined BCAC’s Dave Frank (r) and Nanaimo Airport’s Keith Granbois at the conference where delegates also heard from Zara Rutherford, the first female to fly solo around the world.