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Patio season heats up with fewer rules

It is now easier for licensed venues to offer the type of patio experience customers want, thanks to new policy that includes fewer restrictions on how patios are built. Minister Joe Ceci and Alain Maisonneuve announce new patio rules at an event during the Calgary Stampede. Licensed restaurants and bars in Alberta... Read More »

Government of Alberta

Mexico presents more opportunities for Canada

Destination Canada was in Mexico this week with 11 provincial, destination and industry partners to continue to build on 2017’s strong start.    The two-day trip allowed Destination Canada and Canadian industry partners, to develop new and existing relationships, and learn more about the Mexican market through business sessions with in-market trade,... Read More »

Destination Canada

Yahoo! Hats off to the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth

Ricardo Miranda, Minister of Culture and Tourism, issued the following statement about this year’s Calgary Stampede: “As Minister of Culture and Tourism, I would like to welcome everyone to the world-renowned Calgary Stampede. Come celebrate our western roots and rural agriculture community during Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation. “With a new Bollywood... Read More »

Government of Alberta

Connect through content - part two

Capturing the attention of potential travellers is more critical than ever. If you want to make a connection, you’re going to need to know how to tell a good story that works across channels (Facebook, website, Instagram etc.).  If you have already discovered your story, it’s time to learn how to... Read More »

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Kananaskis revitalized by funding boost

Government investment in Alberta Parks in the Kananaskis Region will create and enhance the visitor experience. The province earmarked $18.7 million this year towards improving amenities in the nearly 60 parks and protected areas throughout the Kananaskis region, building on a $9.7-million commitment last year. “Alberta’s wild spaces make our lives better.... Read More »

Government of Alberta

Canadian En[tour]preneur Experience

Join us in Ottawa August 13–15, 2017  En[tour]preneur - Noun. A creative and passionate individual interested in a career in tourism.  Does this describe you? Apply now to join Bardish Chagger, Canada’s Minister of Small Business and Tourism, in Ottawa from August 13 to 15, 2017‎, for two days of learning... Read More »

Government of Canada

New On-It bus service between Banff and Calgary

On-It is celebrating Canada’s 150 birthday with weekend bus service from June 17 to September 4, 2017. The Calgary Regional Partnership (CRP) is piloting the service to Banff that will include pick-up and stops in Okotoks, Calgary Cochrane and Canmore. Tickets are sold online at a special Canada 150 price of $10... Read More »

ON-it Regional Transit

Canada's most endangered mammal gets a major boost

As Canada marks its 150th birthday, the Calgary Zoo is also commemorating a successful year for the Vancouver Island marmot. The country’s most endangered mammal will see a major boost with three marmots released into the wild in early July and the birth of at least 16 pups at the... Read More »

Calgary Zoo

There’s something brewing in Alberta

Albertans drink a lot of beer – the third largest amount per capita among the provinces after Newfoundland and Labrador and Quebec. Our beer consumption is not as high as some places around the world, but we are up there with beer-loving countries such as the UK and Brazil. Alberta does... Read More »

ATB Financial

Experience Banff National Park a whole new way

During the summer of Canada’s 150th Anniversary, more visitors than ever from all over the world are expected to visit Banff National Park. Parks Canada, the Town of Banff, and Banff & Lake Louise Tourism have teamed up to ensure the visitor experience is as seamless as usual. With new... Read More »

Banff Lake Louise Tourism

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