Lobbying Activity Report


Organization: Tourism Industry Association of British Columbia
Associated registration: 1605-2916-9
Lobbying Activity date: 2021-05-06
Arranged a meeting: No
Posted date: 2021-07-08

In-house lobbyists who participated in the lobbying activity: Walt Judas
Senior Public Office Holders who were lobbied in this activity: Salman Azam, Assistant Deputy Minister
Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport
Subject Matter of the Lobbying Activity
Specific Topics of Lobbying Communications Intended Outcomes Associated Subject Matters
Discussion and status update on multiple topics, issues and opportunities including: request for support to allow the Abbotsford International Airshow to operate this summer; large operators submission (BC TRIP); roll-out of iconic attractions support program; input required by industry on a Restart Plan for the tourism and hospitality sector; lifting of travel restrictions to allow for international visitors; further business support required through the Circuit Breaker grant program; prospect of government intervention in the consumer refunds issue affecting businesses; information on provincial support for travel health cards; invitation to participate in TIABC-led sector roundtable discussion on issues affecting member businesses; update and direction on film tourism proposal; any further progress on the idea of allowing commercial operators to reserve a limited number of campgrounds ahead of the general public; request to include tourism regions as part of the Minister's Tourism Advisory Group; update on the insurance issue and the increased burden of rising premiums on struggling tourism operators; information on use of research such as Telus insights to provide intel on who is traveling and where in the province. Footnote1
  • Development, establishment, amendment or termination of any program, policy, directive or guideline of the government of British Columbia or a Provincial entity
COVID-19 Footnote1
Senior officer who filed this Lobbying Activity Report: Walt Judas
The above name is that of the most senior paid officer who is responsible for filing a Lobbying Activity Report for the organization (the Designated Filer), whether that person participated in this lobbying activity or not.
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