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Tłı̨chǫ Adventures Ltd. grows with new acquisition of My Backyard Tours

Tłı̨chǫ Adventures Ltd. grows with new acquisition of My Backyard Tours

Tłı̨chǫ Adventures Ltd. grows with new acquisition of My Backyard Tours

Tłı̨chǫ Investment Corporation is proud to announce the acquisition of My Backyard Tours, a well-established tourism company based in Yellowknife, as the second business wholly owned by its tourism division, Tłı̨chǫ Adventures Ltd.

CEO Paul Gruner, the new leader of Tłı̨chǫ Investment Corporation, expresses enthusiasm for the growth in tourism, stating, "This acquisition marks a significant step in fortifying the corporation’s tourism division, firmly establishing Tłı̨chǫ Adventures Ltd. and increasing opportunities for employment growth and community empowerment within the Tłı̨chǫ region."

Samantha Stuart, Director of Tourism for Tłı̨chǫ Adventures Ltd., highlights the expanded offerings, stating, "This revamped business model will provide year-round tourism opportunities and services to guests in both Yellowknife and the broader Tłı̨chǫ region."

Former owners Margaret and Amanda Peterson express their optimism, stating, "We look forward to witnessing the continued success of My Backyard Tours under its new ownership."

This acquisition follows Tłı̨chǫ Investment Corporation's March 2023 initiative in the development of high-quality tourism products, services, and experiences through the acquisition of 6224 NWT Ltd. (O/A Lac La Martre Adventures). Located on an island, Lac La Martre Adventures stands as the exclusive fishing lodge on Lac La Martre, showcasing unique experiences in one of Canada's most breathtaking locations.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Samantha Stuart, Director of tourism
(867) 766-4909; Ext. 227

About My Backyard Tours:
My Backyard Tours has been a cornerstone of Yellowknife's tourism and hospitality industry for 14 years, offering city tours, winter clothing rentals, and extended tour packages. My Backyard Tours is now 100% Indigenous owned by Tłı̨chǫ Adventures Ltd., in Yellowknife, NWT. Winter Clothing rentals are available now and tours will be announced in 2024!

About Tłı̨chǫ Adventures Ltd.:
Tłı̨chǫ Adventures Ltd., a subsidiary of Tłı̨chǫ Investment Corporation, is dedicated to providing and showcasing authentic tourism and adventure experiences in the Northwest Territories, including fishing, Indigenous cultural experiences, aurora viewing and outdoor adventures.