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.

New faces and new roles in CTC’s senior management

Jon Mamela steps into the breach as chief marketing officer, while Rupert Peters assumes role of interim vice-president, International.

Three travel trends to watch in 2014

Opportunity knocks for the Canadian travel industry via Chinese cruise travel, youth on the move and the collaborative economy.

Alberta Tourism Market Monitor

Keep a tab on Alberta's tourism industry with monthly updates on key indicator data.

Canadian Tourism Commission Releases October 2013 Tourism Snapshot

The Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) recently released the October 2013 Tourism Snapshot, a Market Research product prepared for the tourism industry.

Alberta Awarded Canadian Curling's First Triple Crown

The Canadian Curling Association recently awarded Alberta with three Season of Champions events for the 2014-2015 season.

New Hampton Inn by Hilton Hotel Opens in Calgary

Hampton Hotels, Hilton Worldwide’s global brand of more than 1,900 mid-priced Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, and Hampton by Hilton hotels, today announced the official opening of its newest property, the 135-room Hampton Inn – Calgary-Airport North.

Alberta Tourism Market Monitor

Keep a tab on Alberta's tourism industry with monthly updates on key indicator data.

Cavalia Presents Its Latest Creation Odysseo to Calgary in 2014

CALGARY, AB (December 2, 2013) - The internationally acclaimed Cavalia pushes the limits of live entertainment once again with its second production: a 30-million dollar extravaganza that is wowing critics and audiences alike across North America.

Sierra West's Frontier Cattle Drive Awarded - "Canadian Signature Experience"

A Canadian Signature Experience is a holiday adventure that guest will leave with stories and memories to last a lifetime!

Spruce Meadows Recognized as #1 by TripAdvisor

Calgary, AB, Canada - November 26, 2013 - Spruce Meadows has been awarded a Certificate of...