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Travel Alberta Named One of Alberta's Top 70 Employers for Second Consecutive Year

The team at Travel Alberta has done it again: the Crown corporation responsible for marketing Alberta's tourism experiences was designated as one of Alberta's Top 70 Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. for the second year in a row. The organization prides itself on recruiting the best and brightest, and hiring... Read More »

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Tour of Alberta shuts down after five years

After five years in operation, the Alberta Peleton Association (ATB) recently announced the society is ceasing operations. The event was the brainchild of a dedicated group of cycling enthusiasts that saw the tour of Alberta as more than just a race - it was an opportunity to spotlight local communities... Read More »

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How will you ring in the #YearoftheDog

Alberta is poised to ring in the Year of the Dog this Chinese New Year, an occasion amplified by the 2018 Canada-China Year of Tourism, celebrating  the shared history and future partnerships between the two countries. Red is the theme of every New Year celebration, representing luck and good fortune in... Read More »

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Tri-Region Tourism to host start-up seminar

Tri-Region Tourism will be holding a seminar on Tuesday, Feb. 27 for anyone looking to start or expand a tourism related business. The seminar will include: Information and resources for creating or expanding a successful start-up Connecting with successful business owners that can offer guidance ... Read More »

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AB tourism picks up the pace into 2018

Recent statistics from Alberta’s two largest urban centres paint a positive picture for the province’s tourism industry. Edmonton and Calgary experienced year-over-year increases for 2017 in different areas, welcome news as things begin to pick up across the province. Overall air passenger counts to Edmonton grew by 3.8 per cent over 2016... Read More »

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Tourism exhibitors sought for 2018 Spring Training and Showcase

Alberta Culture and Tourism is looking for exhibitors to showcase tourism attractions, events, experiences, or destinations at the 2018 Spring Training and Showcase. The event prepares front-line visitor information centre (VIC) staff for the upcoming season by providing engaging and effective Alberta product knowledge and travel counselling training. This is a... Read More »

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How not to market your business in ATIS

Listing your offer or experience on ATIS is easier than you think, especially when you check out the great advice offered through the ATIS Resource Hub. If all you have is a minute - here's how not to market in ATIS... 1. Fill your listing with jargon, abbreviations, and insider industry terms Instead, you... Read More »

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Alberta launches the Tourism Entrepreneurship Startup Seminar - register now

If it's entrepreneurs we need to grow tourism-focused businesses and diversify the economy of the province, we are in good shape. In a recent Calgary Herald ranking of the 10 most entrepreneurial cities in Canada, Alberta held six spots. However, even the folks willing to take a big risk in... Read More »

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Canadian Badlands hosts 8th Annual Tourism Development Conference

Travel and tourism professionals are meeting in Medicine Hat from March 13-15, 2018, for the 8th Annual Canadian Badlands Tourism Development Conference and Annual General Meeting. This year’s conference, themed “The Future is Tourism”, will feature keynote speakers Paul Huschilt and Roger Brooks. Online registration and additional conference details can be found... Read More »

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New Year, new approach

2018 is looking up. After years of determined resilience, cautious optimism is on the rise as we witness the Alberta economy re-emerge. It's a different landscape, and so many entrepreneurs and operators are shifting to take advantage of a more diversified economy and new, formerly unexplored opportunities. We at Travel... Read More »

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