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Starting a Tourism Business

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 more 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 music festival or event that aligns with PEI’s tourism strategy? We can help.

Start an Authentic PEI Certified Tourism Experience

Looking to offer a unique tourism experience? Learn about what it takes to become a certified provider.

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.