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Alberta “Rendez-vous” with the world

Alberta is set to host a number of key national and international tourism industry events this year expected to drive visitation for years to come. One of the banner events is Rendez-vous Canada (RVC) taking place in Calgary May 9-12, 2017. The invitation-only event, exclusive to export-ready tourism experience sellers, select buyers and destination marketing organizations, is... Read More »

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The Sky Show Must Go On

Reviving Northern Lights viewing tours in Fort McMurray spurred by a mix of determination, partnership and old-fashioned grit. For Northern Lights Outdoor Excursions Alberta (NLOEA), necessity really was the mother of invention. The Fort McMurray-based operator offers aurora borealis viewing and outdoor adventure packages in partnership with three local Atlific hotels — Vantage Inn, Merit Hotel and... Read More »

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Fishing season sees opening of 12 new lakes

Alberta families will have a dozen new destinations for fishing this year, thanks to the recovery of several lakes and fisheries closed for decades. While many lakes have not yet opened up for anglers, April 1 marks the official beginning of Alberta’s 2017 sportfishing season. This new season also marks the... Read More »

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Travel Alberta Celebrates Win for Best Conference in Canada

On Thursday, March 30, the annual Travel Alberta Industry Conference (TAIC) won the award for Best Conference at the Canadian Event Industry Awards, hosted by Canadian Special Events Magazine in Toronto. “This is a significant win for our team and the tourism industry in Alberta,” said Royce Chwin, CEO, Travel Alberta. “A lot... Read More »

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New York Times Names Canada as #1 Place to Visit!

This past year has been significant for tourism in Canada. After being awarded coveted top spots on both The New York Times "52 Places to Go in 2017" and Lonely Planet's "Best in Travel" list, Canada is once again being recognized as a must-see destination. According to The New York... Read More »

Tourism Industry Association of Canada