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Travel Alberta congratulates Royce Chwin as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Chwin will lead the award-winning marketing organization as CEO into the next leg of Alberta’s tourism journey. "For the past four years Royce has led Travel Alberta's marketing team as Chief Marketing Officer," says Rick LeLacheur, Chairman of Travel Alberta's Board of... Read More »
October 21, 2014 The Prentice Government is giving small businesses a stronger voice in government, easier access to information, regulatory guidance, and entrepreneurship support. “Alberta is a great place to do business but we need to do better if we want to have the best climate for small business in North America.... Read More »
Yesterday, Premier Prentice and Minister Olson released Alberta’s Rural Economic Development Action Plan. The Rural Economic Development Action Plan – An economic pathway for rural Alberta is a blueprint for future rural economic success. The plan lays out clear strategies and specific actions that build on the strength of Alberta’s... Read More »
Edmonton is getting noticed. At the Alto Awards on October 20, 2014, Edmonton was recognized with two marketing awards: Excellence in Marketing over $50K for Edmonton Tourism’s cheeky “Winter in Edmonton” campaign, and the 2014 Marketing Partnership Award For Edmonton International Airport’s collaboration with Icelandair and Edmonton Tourism for the Icelandmania... Read More »
Travel Alberta is excited to present our suite of Canada Marketing Opportunities outlined in the new 2015 Partnership Resources publication. New opportunities will also be posted to the industry website throughout the year – we encourage you to check the Canada Marketing Opportunities page often. New this... Read More »