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Sustainable tourism up for discussion at Calgary Zoo event

Sustainable tourism and wildlife safety are the topics of a panel discussion to be held at the Calgary Zoo on May 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Best practices, shared challenges and possible solutions are on the agenda for a panel of experts from Alberta and China. The free event... Read More »

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Applications open for Alberta Culture Days

Alberta Culture Days are an annual three-day, province-wide celebration held at the end of September. This three-day gathering is a way for Albertans and travellers to celebrate and promote cultural experiences and diversity across the province.  Travel Alberta recognizes Alberta Culture Days as an opportunity to provide visitors from across Alberta... Read More »

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How small towns like Grande Cache are taking big steps in destination development

Alberta covers a lot of country outside of areas traditionally associated with tourism. The diversity of its people, its landscape and available experiences mean that this wide open space has room to grow as a globally recognized destination – but that requires investment.   That’s why an economic boost is making tourism... Read More »

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Travel Alberta Board Chair and new members announced

Travel Alberta is pleased to announce the re-appointment of Bernie Kollman as Chair of the Travel Alberta Board of Directors, and the appointment of Margot Ross-Graham, Karl Schwonik, and Will Sawchyn to the board. “Travel Alberta’s leadership in promoting the province as a premier travel destination is supported by the... Read More »

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Missed the 2018 Industry Update? Here's the good news you need to know, now

The early numbers are in, and most signs point to another strong year as we all prepare for the busy season ahead. The Travel Alberta Industry Update provides a snapshot of the industry, the markets and the strategy driving Travel Alberta each year. If you don’t have time to listen... Read More »

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Registration is open for the 2018 Travel Alberta industry update webinar on April 5, 10-11 A.M MDT

Please join Royce Chwin, CEO of Travel Alberta and the Tourism Division for an industry update.  We will share insights on a broad range of travel and tourism information, including the review of the 2018-19 Travel Alberta strategic priorities, destination and experience development, news,  local and international marketing efforts and an... Read More »

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A banner year for Canadian tourism is good news for Alberta

Not everyone likes math, at least until the numbers start adding up. For tourism in 2017, the numbers added up to a banner year in Canada, with a record 20.83 million visitors pouring into the country. More than 30 per cent of those arrivals were from overseas, making up the... Read More »

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It’s on – Canada celebrates official kick off for Canada-China Year of Tourism

The first day of spring also ushered in the official federal opening of the Canada-China Year of Tourism, an initiative designed to build stronger ties, attract investment and enhance visitation between the two countries. “Canadian ties to China run deep – almost 1.8 million Canadians have Chinese heritage and are an... Read More »

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Who’s got what it takes? Our money is on Alberta…

Canadian Traveller magazine is launching the inaugural Top 40 Under 40 award, recognizing outstanding individuals working in Canada's travel industry. Celebrating the Top 40 Under 40 from the best of the Canadian travel and tourism industry encourages the growth and recognition of the next generation of tourism professionals, whether they are... Read More »

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Who will shine this time? Alto Ambassador nominations open

Ever thought to yourself “my colleague is a great leader and role model, she deserves some kind of award”? Travel Alberta is once again reminding you - there’s an Alto for that. Every year the Alto Ambassador Award recognizes an exceptional Albertan who has made an outstanding contribution to the tourism... Read More »

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