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Focus Canada in Korea is a tourism workshop event that will bring together Canadian partners with over 50 Korean tourism professionals over two days to promote Canadian destinations, tourism products and experiences. The event will also help enhance sales and business relationships with key trade partners in the Korean tourism... Read More »
I look forward to welcoming all delegates to TIAC's annual Tourism Congress, which is less than one week away! This year's Congress will have an amazing program, with a line up of valued experts and innovative panels. Some of the highlights include: Keynote speaker Professor Richard Florida of... Read More »
New Travel Report Reveals U.S. Spending in Canada by State and Other International Spending Patterns
Canada's tourism industry experienced a healthy summer with international Visa cardholders spending $3.6USD billion in Canada, according to the 2015 Summer Travel Snapshot released by Visa Canada and the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC). For the first time, the uniquely detailed report broke down U.S. spending by state revealing... Read More »
Starting with the very first Instagram trip Travel Alberta co-hosted with the CTC (now Destination Canada) in 2013, photographer Eelco Roos (@croyable on Instagram) was a match made in heaven for Alberta’s breathtaking vistas. Fast forward two years, and Instagram has blown up – and with Travel Alberta’s help, Eelco... Read More »
Hundreds of new photos have been loaded into Travel Alberta’s Multimedia Library (MML) during the last three months. These include a mix of influencer, traveller, tourism operator and DMO sourced imagery. To view all this new content, sign into the MML using your username and password. Click on the magnifier glass... Read More »