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Travel Alberta announces tourism-related flood recovery updates on travelalberta.com

Tourism destinations hardest hit by the flooding in southern Alberta are striving to manage the visitor experience by providing updates and alternative options for visitors. Travel Alberta is working closely with these tourism partners to support those affected by providing a province-wide online travel resource. Regular flood recovery updates on destinations and attractions in close proximity to flooded areas can be found at travelalberta.com.

Travel Alberta is active on its social media channels as well, offering advice and information to travellers and residents. Visitors in North America can also call 1-800-ALBERTA (252-3782).

“Over the past week, Albertans have faced an unprecedented challenge and have come together to help one another in this time of need – a true testament to the kindness and hospitality of our communities,” said Bruce Okabe, Chief Executive Officer of Travel Alberta. “We want to create the best vacation experience possible for those currently travelling in or planning to visit Alberta. Alberta is open for business.”

Travel Alberta and destination marketing organizations across the province are working to manage the misperception the flood dramatically affected the overall visitor experience in Alberta. Most of Alberta’s destinations and attractions are open for business and those affected in southern Alberta are working diligently to reopen as soon as possible.

Main travel routes are open and the Calgary International Airport and Edmonton International Airport are operating as usual.

Continued recovery is underway in other areas of southern Alberta. Please check in regulary at travelalberta.com for flood recovery updates on destinations and attractions in close proximity to flooded areas.

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