Industry News

News from Travel Alberta, the Canadian Tourism Commission and a cross-section of stories, research and accolades from across our growing Calgary tourism industry.

Nominations for the 2015 Calgary White Hat Award

Tip of the hat - nominate an exceptional service provider for a Calgary White Hat Award

Calgary ranks fifth on Economist livability list

Calgary is the fifth most livable city in the world — winter and all, according to a new report from the Economist.

Calgary Takes a 40 year Stroll

To celebrate its 40th anniversary, CTCC is taking a look at humorous and historical tidbits and facts that have occurred in the downtown area over the past four decades in a walking tour titled "40 Year Stroll".

The Westin Calgary Revitalized and Fabulous at 50!

Media Alert. Public Invited to Submit Memories and Photographs - The Westin Calgary Revitalized and Fabulous at 50!


Representatives from the federal and provincial governments, the Calgary Stampede and Agrium joined thousands of spectators to celebrate today’s official opening of the highly anticipated Agrium Western Event Centre in the heart of Stampede Park.

Air Canada Named Best Airline in North America for Fifth Consecutive Year

Air Canada has been named Best Airline in North America in the Skytrax 2014 World Airline Awards at the Farnborough International Airshow.

Canada's Top Restaurant Award Announcement

River Café received two top awards from the National Terroir Symposium in Toronto last month.

The Fairmont Palliser Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Calgary’s Castle by the Tracks Announces Afternoon Tea Dance in the Street

Alberta Tourism Market Monitor

The May 2014 edition of the Alberta Tourism Market Monitor is available.

Tourism Calgary making a splash in Toronto

Tourism Calgary and its partners launch an aquatic marketing blitz on Toronto’s harbourfront