The Adventure Travel World Summit is a unique opportunity for tour operators to seek out professional development, inspiration and mentorship from a collaborative group of fellow adventure travel professionals from around the world.
Each year the ATTA offers scholarships to motivated operators who show a demonstrated potential for positive impact on local cultural, ecological or historical resources while showing a high level of professionalism and ethical business practices.
If you think your organization would benefit from attending the Summit and if it will help you contribute to meaningful growth of the adventure travel industry then we encourage you to apply for a Tour Operator Scholarship. The deadline for applications is 11:59 p.m. (PDT) on 25 June 2017 or when 75 applications are received. Winners will be announced on July 12.
Three Tour Operator Applicants will receive:
This year, all entries will be reviewed by members of the ATTA staff and Advisory Board, as well as the Aboriginal Tourism Association of Canada, and then voted upon to determine the winners based on:
Indigenous companies and experience providers owned or controlled by Indigenous people and/or communities will be given a higher priority in the scholarship selection, however it is not a requirement to apply.
Deadline for applications: 11:59PM PDT June 25
“The Aboriginal Tourism Association of Canada (ATAC) is proud to sponsor this year’s Tour Operator Scholarship Program for the 2017 Adventure Travel World Summit. We commend the ATTA for supporting us with a new focus on Indigenous tourism experiences and operators. ATAC is committed to growing and promoting a sustainable, culturally rich Aboriginal tourism industry in Canada and sharing best practices globally. Our partnership with ATTA is helping us do this by encouraging more participation by international Indigenous tourism operators at the ATWS and other global events. We look forward to welcoming the Indigenous scholarship winners with open arms.”