Code of Ethics

All businesses who become members of the PEI GTA are committed to serving the gay and lesbian travel market and adhere to the following Code of Ethics.

As a member, the company signifies its intent to be honour-bound by the following Standards of Business Conduct and Ethics:

  • A member will conduct business with honesty, integrity and fairness with respect to diverse customers, clients and employees alike.
  • A member will be accessible and be accountable to customers or clients and make every reasonable effort to act for the customers’ or clients’ best interest and benefit.
  • A member will not discriminate based on race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, gender, gender identity or sexual orientation.
  • A member will be responsible at all times for truthful and non-deceptive advertising and promotion regarding their business and its products or services.
  • A member will support the goals of the PEI GTA, as well as support the GLBT community in general, in a constructive and positive manner.
  • A member will take Gay Sensitivity Training and/or provide this training to all employees that will address GLBT diversity and GLBT Customer Service in line with of PEI GTA guidelines.
  • A member will conduct business with strict adherence to the laws of their respective jurisdiction of business and to business or professional codes existent for the particular business or profession, and in accordance with generally accepted business practices.

“I want it to be known that we are a very welcoming place because it is quite enriching to have people of all walks of life here at our Inn. Joining an association like this, I know first hand they will have a good experience if I make a recommendation of the other members’ businesses.“

- Judy MacDonald, Owner of the Barachois Inn
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Located in Rustico and central to most any activity or destination on PEI, The Barachois Inn is Prince Edward Island’s definitive five-star country inn, in every way - the authentic heritage of an 1880 home cast in the halo of St. Augustine’s imposing church steeples - beautifully appointed, rich with antiques, superb breakfasts, immersion in comfort and privacy and the genuine hospitality of the MacDonald family.

Over the course of the past month, you have gotten the opportunity to meet some of the members who make up the PEI Gay Tourism Association. Each member has their own unique story and commitment to growing an inclusive and welcoming community on PEI. Next week will be our last story in the series.

Photos and interviews by Jake Arsenault Photography

#MeetTheMembers Tourism Industry Association of Prince Edward Island Prince Edward Island Tourism Central Coastal PEI
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4 days ago

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Congrats to Ian Chevrie of the The Great George Hotel on his recent Tourism Industry Association of Canada award nomination for Employee of the Year! Represent!

www.facebook.com/TheGreatGeorgeHotel/photos/a.136752349698911/2273605356013589/?type=3&theaterWe're always proud to have Ian on our team but we're especially proud right now because he's a finalist in the Canadian Tourism Awards for Tourism Employee of the Year!

Ian always goes above and beyond to wow our guests and we are so happy his dedication is being recognized and celebrated on a national level.

Congratulations Ian!

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1 week ago

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You had us at spicy bean sprouts!

www.facebook.com/fishbonespei/photos/a.355184551222433/2170370113037192/?type=3&theaterThe Veggie Burger: Sproots’ lentil bean patty, spicy bean sprouts, julienne pickled pear, lettuce, tomato, and cumin aioli 😍
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"I am a cyclist, so I decided to join a group dedicated to cycling in hopes of meeting friends and like-minded people. Joining the PEI Gay Tourism Association is no different. I was joining to show our business is accepting and to share what we have to offer with those who like also wine, food and a great lifestyle."

- John Rossignol, Rossignol Estate Winery
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Rossignol Winery is Prince Edward Island’s biggest and longest-running winery. Located in beautiful Murray River, they make a variety of award-winning table and fruit wines refraining from the use of pesticides in an ecologically friendly vineyard.

Every Wednesday, for the next month, you'll get the opportunity to meet some of the members who make up the PEI Gay Tourism Association. Each member has their own unique story and commitment to growing an inclusive and welcoming community on PEI.

Photos and interviews by Jake Arsenault Photography

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This Sunday is the Last Downtown Farmer's Market of the season! Join us from 11am-4pm on lower Queen street. Miniature Horse Summer Camp will be selling pumpkins and have the miniature horses on site! Come for lunch and stay to shop the many talented local producers & artisans.

Join us this evening for free live music in the lounge with Adam MacGregor from 6:30 pm to 10 pm. Love your voice Adam. We are featuring our very popular Island Sirloin. 8 ounces of delicious beef served with a... https://t.co/8sa6sKtzPw

Catch the Ultimate Steak Showdown of @AtlanticBeef vs Island Tuna TOMORROW with @CHEF_LYNN & her team of creative #PEI chefs @FallFlavoursPEI Surf & Turf Eastern PEI Style. Breathtaking views, live entertainment & local ingredients from the land & sea https://t.co/lYy8rvRK1r

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