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Alberta’s Tourism Industry Proves Innovation Leads to Success

Tourism Week in Canada is in full swing, and we’re taking the opportunity to put the spotlight on our passionate, big-hearted tourism partners here in Alberta. Since January, Travel Alberta has published a story each month featuring a thriving Alberta tourism business or organization. Now halfway through the year, we have a total of six Alberta Tourism Success Stories in the planned series of 12.

Here’s an overview of these inspiring stories that demonstrate how innovation, risk-taking and partnerships with other tourism businesses have led to impressive growth through the development of popular tourism experiences in the province. Read them all and feel the same pride we do for Alberta’s tourism industry.

Craft Distillery Blends History with Taste

Turner Valley’s Eau Claire Distillery is creating a stir not just for its spirits but also its hands-on visitor experience. Read more about how the owners of Eau Claire Distillery responded to early success.

Atlas Coal Mine Digs Deep for True Tales

A commitment to authentic storytelling and “mine-blowing” experiences has propelled Atlas Coal Mine to enviable heights of success. Read more about how this tourism attraction increased visitor revenue.

Rocking R Ranch Marries Rustic with Refined

An eye for diversification and commitment to local partnerships keeps business rocking at luxury cowboy guest ranch. Read more about how this tourism attraction increased visitor revenue.

Discover Banff Tours Stays Fresh by Taking Risks

From a humble idea to one of Banff’s largest tour operators, Discover Banff Tours models the power of partnership. Read more about DBT’s road to success.

Prairie Gardens is All About Growth

A relentless business model of adding attractions each year is cultivating new markets for a family farm turned agri-tourism sensation. Read more about Prairie Gardens and Adventure Farm's growth.

Canmore DMO Knows How to Go Beyond

From hidden gem to thriving destination, Canmore is well served by Canmore Business and Tourism, known for big thinking, hard work and daring collaborations. Read more about this destination marketing organization’s success.

Stay tuned for the next six Alberta Tourism Success Stories planned for 2016 on Travel Alberta’s industry website.

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