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.

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

Heritage Park - Investing in Storytelling and a Storied Past

Heritage Park on Investing in Storytelling and a Storied Past.

Improved Visa Process a Boost to Canadian Competitiveness

Improved Visa Process for Mexican Visitors make it faster and easier for Mexican travellers to acquire a visa to visit Canada.


2014 Alto Award applications are now being accepted. Deadline for applications is September 5, 2014.