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Awards Celebrate Best of Visitor Service

Albertans who go the extra mile to help travellers at visitor information centres have been recognized with Ammy Awards. Named for Alberta’s official gemstone, ammolite, the Ammy Awards honour visitor information centres and staff that exemplify the hospitality the province is known for through creative and professional approaches to meeting visitors’... Read More »

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Want to Attract Global Visitors? We can Help

Experience Development Team Opens World Markets International travellers are coming to Alberta like never before and contributing to the province’s visitor economy. There’s never been a better time for Alberta tourism operators to grow new business by tapping into the global market. Travel Alberta’s experience development team can make it easy... Read More »

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Travel Alberta Announces 2015 Alto Award Finalists

The 2015 Alto Awards will be presented in nine categories, and to the 2015 Alto Ambassador, at the Alto Awards Gala, October 26, 2015, in conjunction with the 15th annual Travel Alberta Industry Conference in Banff, October 25-27, 2015. The awards are determined by an independent evaluation team of industry volunteer judges.  The 2015 Alto Ambassador... Read More »

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Introducing Hotello by Pomeroy

Hotello, Pomeroy Lodging’s newest brand of hotel, opened its first location today in Vegreville, Alberta. Hotello provides a stylish modern experience for tech-savvy travellers who want make the most of their budget. “At Pomeroy Lodging, we are invested in meeting the varied needs of our guests, and we’re proud to... Read More »

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Rebuild of Kananaskis Golf Course to Proceed

An independent report has identified that rebuilding the Kananaskis Country Golf Course is in the best interest of Alberta taxpayers. “Let me be clear: we do not believe government should be in the golf course business. Unfortunately, the contract we inherited locks our government into either rebuilding, or walking away and... Read More »

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