Watching Northern Lights from a yurt in Churchill

Assistance Programs

Travel Manitoba is working with our industry partners to inspire visitors from at home and around the world to explore our great province.

And this means there is an opportunity for you to join this growing industry, not only to recognize the benefits that tourism can bring to a community, but to contribute to Manitoba’s reputation as a destination to experience accessible wilderness, diverse cultural offerings and renowned friendliness.

Exploring Tourism - Opportunities for Entrepreneurs (pdf)

COVID-19 Resources

We are actively working to provide support to Manitoba's tourism industry through the duration and recovery of the pandemic. For financial support, we encourage Manitoba's toursim organizations to review available programs and resources:

Government of Manitoba's Support Programs for Individuals and Businesses or call the Manitoba Economic Support Centre at 1-888-805-7554.

Hospitality Sector Relief Program administered by the Manitoba Lodges and Outfitters Assciation and the Manitoba Hotel Association.

Business Benefits Finder for the federal support programs.

Community Futures

There are 16 Community Futures organizations (CFs) established throughout rural and northern Manitoba. This grassroots-driven program was created to strengthen rural economies by enabling entrepreneurship and assisting in community economic development.

Economic Development

Contact the Economic Development office or officer in your town or region for more assistance in building your business.