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

Planning

Developing and implementing regional destination development plans.

Experiences

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

Investments

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

Forecasting

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

Coaching

Business growth coaching to address key operational and marketing challenges.

Networking

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

Destination Development Managers

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Christopher Smith

Manager, Destination Development

Wildlands & Northern Rockies

780-784-0073

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James Leppan

Manager, Destination Development

Wood Buffalo & Edmonton

780-920-4573

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Chris Down

Manager, Destination Development

Lakelands

780-700-2380

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Lisa Lima

Manager, Destination Development

West Country & Central Prairies

403-803-8956

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Andi Dzilums

Manager, Destination Development

Canadian Badlands & Historic Plains

403-648-1091

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Cameron Spence

Manager, Destination Development

Foothills & Canadian Rockies

403-612-8397

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Yvonne Chau

Manager, Destination Development

Southern Rockies & Calgary

403-870-3307

Alberta Regional Profiles Map
* 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.