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Contact your region’s Destination Development Manager for support with:


Developing and implementing regional destination development plans.


Collaborating with operators and DMOs to design and build more compelling guest experiences.


Identifying and assisting in exploring and applying for investment opportunities/grants.


Small-to-medium size investment assessments and business forecasts.


Business growth coaching to address key operational and marketing challenges.


Introductions to mentors and partners in the industry to assist operators with firsthand experience addressing common challenges in growing their revenues.

Destination Development Managers

Portrait of Christopher Smith

Christopher Smith

Wildlands & Northern Rockies

Portrait of Chris Down

Chris Down


Portrait of Lisa Lima

Lisa Lima

West Country & Central Prairies

Portrait of Andi Dzilums

Andi Dzilums

Canadian Badlands & Historic Plains

Portrait of Cameron Spence

Cameron Spence

Foothills & Canadian Rockies

Portrait of Yvonne Chau

Yvonne Chau

Southern Rockies & Calgary

Portrait of Rene Rondeau

Rene Rondeau

Edmonton & Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo

Alberta Regional Profiles Map (Dec 20, 2022)
* In July 2022, Travel Alberta changed its boundary mapping from 6 macro regions to 13 micro regions to portray the diversity of place and array of experiences in regions more accurately.