Restaurants Canada partner with the Tourism Industry Association of P.E.I. to provide joint membership
June 3, 2019
Charlottetown, PE- The Tourism Industry Association of Prince Edward Island (TIAPEI) is pleased to reveal a new membership agreement with Restaurants Canada, the largest membership organization of its kind, and the only national association that serves the unique needs of the foodservice industry. This new partnership will commence on June 1, 2019 and TIAPEI is looking forward to adding this premium benefit and increasing our membership value.
This joint offer will allow existing TIAPEI members within the foodservice industry and potential new members, to be recognized as ‘Association Members’ with Restaurants Canada. Association Members will receive additional benefits from Restaurants Canada, including their national affinity partner programs (Groupex Systems), digital communication, education and resource options and invitations to Restaurants Canada industry events. Advocacy for all crucial issues on a national level are most important to Restaurants Canada to share with their members and guarantee the best results for industry owners/operators, staff and guests.
“Prince Edward Island signifies a robust tourism industry contributing to a healthy economy”, says Kevin Mouflier, CEO of TIAPEI. “This partnership with Restaurants Canada allows us to promote and advance the tourism industry on the island and leverage it on a national scale.”
“TIAPEI has worked diligently since 1980 to ensure the voice of all tourism operators could be heard,” says Director of Membership at Restaurants Canada, Christopher Barry. “By partnering with them, it allows us to bring additional voices to the table to support the continued growth and success of culinary tourism throughout the province.”
TIAPEI and Restaurants Canada are extremely excited to come together in this collaboration that will allow each organization to assist the needs and demands for the food and beverage industry on Prince Edward Island. PEI is known as Canada’s Food Island and with continuous growth in tourism year after year, this partnership will enhance the growth of tourism for many more years.
Details on the agreement between Restaurants Canada and the Tourism Industry Association of Prince Edward Island can be found at www.tiapei.pe.ca For more information on this combined incentive, please contact Kelly Corazza, Membership and Communications Manager, with TIAPEI, at 902-566-5008 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tourism is a vital industry in Prince Edward Island that provides over 17,000 full time, part time and seasonal jobs for Islanders. It accounts for approximately $490 million in economic activity each year and 6.3 percent of GDP, the highest percentage of any Canadian province.
Restaurants Canada (formerly CRFA) is a growing community of more than 30,000 foodservice businesses including restaurants, bars, caterers, institutions and suppliers. We connect our members from coast to coast, through services, research and advocacy for a strong and vibrant restaurant community. Canada’s restaurant industry in an $85 billion industry, directly employs 1.2 million Canadians, is the number one source for first jobs and serves 22 million customers every day.