Indigenous Tourism: How to Partner with Indigenous Communities

Learn how to form respectful working relationships with Indigenous tourism providers to support and preserve Indigenous people and communities through travel


What You'll Learn

Introduction to Indigenous Tourism
Gain an introductory overview into the vibrant field of Indigenous tourism, including its economic impact, growth, and the importance of forming partnerships with Indigenous communities for sustainable and culturally enriching travel experiences.
Guidelines for Partnering with Indigenous Communities
Delve into the Global Good Practice Guidelines and learn practical steps you can take to establish respectful, equitable, and culturally sensitive business relationships in Indigenous tourism.
Continue Your Learning
Conclude the course by discovering additional resources you can use to continue your learning to encourage the development of respectful, impactful partnerships with Indigenous communities. 

  Course Duration: 30 minutes
  Course Language: English
  Closed Captions: English & Spanish
  Lifetime Access
  Shareable Course Certificate
 100% Online Lessons


Course Description

In this 30-minute course, you'll gain invaluable insights into the world of Indigenous tourism and learn how your travel business can support and collaborate with Indigenous communities. Our course instructors, each a member of the Indigenous Tourism Collaborative of the Americas, will guide you through the current state of Indigenous tourism, highlighting the partnership opportunities available for travel organizers.

Discover the Global Good Practice Guidelines for working with Indigenous tour operators and suppliers, ensuring your collaborations are respectful, ethical, and mutually beneficial. We'll also share practical tips on how to find tribes to partner with and, more importantly, how to form lasting and respectful working relationships with Indigenous communities.

Why Enroll?


Make a Positive Impact

By partnering with Indigenous communities, your travel business can contribute to the preservation of cultural heritage and economic development in a sustainable way


Access Exclusive Expertise

Learn from experts who have extensive experience in working with Indigenous communities



Gain Practical Strategies

Acquire practical strategies that you can implement immediately to form successful partnerships and create unique travel experiences


Align With Travelers’ Preferences

Grow your businesses by aligning your trip offerings with the community-based, immersive travel experiences that travelers are now seeking


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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to pay to access this course?

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Will I get a certificate after finishing it?

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