Haisla Tourism

Recipient: Kitamaat Village Council
Amount: 61938
Date: 2008-07-23
Areas: Kitamaat
Sectors: Business Development
Strategy: Planning and Research
Description: Haisla Nation Council is building a tourism business using existing assets—the traditional territory, Kowesas Lodge and cabins, and the Haisla Nation boat. The goals of this project are to prepare the Haisla Nation boat to transport tourism traffic, make improvements to Kowesas Lodge, interest Haisla band members in working in the tourism industry, develop training and coaching packages for workers, test different tourism packages, fine-tune the tourism offering, and implement the business plan.

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