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

#GOCANADA Launches Epic Cheer

Send a #GOCANADA cheer for a chance to win a winter games weekend

Glenbow sets new direction

Glenbow sets new direction

Latest edition of the Alberta Tourism Market Monitor available online at

The latest edition of the Alberta Tourism Market Monitor is available online

Banff Lake Louise Tourism Leader Trades In Top Seat For Seat In The Saddle

In early February, Banff Lake Louise Tourism shared the news of the resignation of Julie Canning, President and CEO...

Canada's Travel and Tourism Industry Keeps Pushing for Growth Agenda in 2015 Budget

TIAC will continue to work with the government on key levers that will increase Canada's competitiveness, including...

Multi-Entry Visas Mean Low-Hassle Return Visits to Canada

February’s announcement to eliminate the single-entry visitor visa in favour of expanding Canada's 10 year, multi-...

10 reasons to be excited about tourism in Calgary in 2014

Calgary has traditionally been known as for two things: as a gateway to the mountains and for the Calgary Stampede. Both are great assets, but they no longer tell the full story.

New CTC campaigns in Europe and Australia boost awareness via inspirational video and images

The Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) has rolled out its spring campaigns in Germany, the UK and Australia (France will follow in February). The campaigns target the top two Explorer Quotient® groups in each market.

Calgary ranking high globally as a place to visit in 2014

The New York Times, The Guardian and Vacay.ca recognize Calgary as one of the best places to visit in the world and Canada for 2014.