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Collaborative Tourism Alto Award: Nominations Open

It’s time to submit your nominations for the 16th Annual Alto Awards, so we will feature a weekly article about the nine remaining categories available to help you decide which award your tourism business, organization or group deserves to win at the 2016 Travel Alberta Industry Conference!

Alto Category of the Week: Collaborative Tourism

The Alto for Collaborative Tourism is designed to acknowledge a collective and successful effort on the part of a community, communities or groups to work together to support tourism growth in Alberta. This award highlights tourism development, products, initiatives and services that create economic growth.

The Collaborative Tourism Award is open to any group of stakeholders whose collective efforts have helped to advance the tourism industry.

Nominations must be received no later than 4:30 p.m., Friday, September 9, 2016.

Here are some of the previous Collaborative Tourism finalists and winners:


Canadian Badlands Passion Play, Drumheller (winner)

Anderson Vacations, Calgary (finalist)

Edmonton Destination Marketing Hotels and Edmonton Tourism, Edmonton (finalist)

View the 2015 Collaborative Tourism winning submission.


Tourism Canmore Kananaskis, “Canmore Uncorked,” Canmore (winner)

Alberta Southwest Regional Economic Development, “SouthWest Connect – Regional WiFi Network,” Pincher Creek (finalist)

Calgary Sport Tourism Authority, Calgary (finalist)

Visit Travel Alberta’s Alto Awards page to download the Applying for an Alto Award tutorial and submit an Alto nomination.

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