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Indigenous tourism grows in northern Alberta

Travellers now have two new opportunities to experience Indigenous culture in northern Alberta.  On May 14, a ground breaking ceremony was held for a new Cultural Gathering Centre at Metis Crossing that will include cultural interpretation, education, gatherings, tourism and business development opportunities.  “Métis Crossing is a place of pride where we... Read More »

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Call for hosts for Open Farm Days

Alberta Open Farm Days is an exciting opportunity for local farmers and ranchers to share stories and experiences while connecting with their urban and rural neighbours. The two-day event is held on August 18 and 19 -- showcasing local agriculture, culinary experiences, and ag-tourism by inviting the public to join-in... Read More »

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Alberta is ready for the 2018 Canada-China Year of Tourism

Government of Alberta economic development and trade mission extends enthusiastic invitation to China travellers, business and investment. Today, the Honourable Deron Bilous, Minister of Economic Development and Trade for the Government of Alberta, and Royce Chwin, CEO of Travel Alberta, announced Alberta’s strategy to capitalize on the Canada-China year of Tourism.... Read More »

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Exclusive DMO training raises the bar in Alberta

Certified Destination Management Executive (CDME) training, offered through a partnership with  Destination International and Travel Alberta, wrapped earlier this month, marking the first time training has been offered in western Canada. A CDME designation is the highest individual educational achievement in the tourism industry and contributes significantly to an already sophisticated... 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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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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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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