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Your Tourism Business

Your Tourism Business

A healthy tourism industry is a growing and evolving one

Whether you are an entrepreneur looking to start a new tourism business or a seasoned operator looking for opportunities to grow your business, we are here to point you in the right direction with the tools and resources you need to thrive.

Starting a Tourism Business?

If you are thinking about starting a tourism operation or event, this section provides the information and resources you’ll need to get started.

Start a Tourism Accommodation

All PEI tourism accommodation establishments must be licensed by law. Find out what you need to know about starting and operating short-term rentals.

Start a Food Premise Operation

A step-by-step guide to the requirements to open a restaurant, food truck or any other food service in the province.

Start a Festival or Event

Looking to develop an artistic, culinary, cultural or musical festival or event that aligns with PEI’s tourism strategy? We can help

Start a Certified Tourism Experience

Looking to offer a unique tourism experience? Let's chat about the criteria to become a certified provider.

Growing an Existing Tourism Business?

Capitalizing on an opportunity may require you to add new products and services, partner with other entrepreneurs or develop new relationships.

Digital and Technology Investments

Growing your operation may require modernizing the way you do business. Staff at Innovation PEI can help to assess your needs and provide advice.

Training and Labour Assistance

Do you have the right partnerships in place to manage labour laws, skills shortages or training needs?

Market Expansion

Is your business ready to expand beyond the region or even Canada? The Global Trade Services team at Innovation PEI can help you assess if you are export-ready.

Product Development

Tourism trends and consumer demand may indicate opportunity for something new. Our team can offer market research insights and industry best practices to guide you. Contact Trent.

Get Your Business Plan & Finances in Order

Innovation PEI has a business navigator and a team of business development officers ready to help you.

Tools & Resources

Information about permits and contacts for the daily operation of your tourism business.