Tourism Calgary News

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Calgary flooded with praise at the 2013 Alberta Tourism Awards

Tourism Calgary was presented with the Marketing Excellence Award for the “Calgary, Our Doors are Open” campaign at the 2013 Alberta Tourism Awards.

DerTour comes to Alberta December 2 & 6 - Information & Participation Opportunities

Tourism Calgary is a major sponsor for this event and will be hosting pre & post fam tours, city tours on Dec 2 & Dec 6 and the main Welcome Event on Dec 2 & Dec 6. Contact Rhonda at with questions or to participate.

Tourism Calgary attends Showcase Canada-Asia Marketplace

Owing to a strong market presence in Asia, the Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) hosted Showcase Canada -Asia in Hangzhou, China on Oct. 14-18, 2013.

Tourism Calgary Vice-President of Marketing Announcement

Tourism Calgary is announcing the resignation of Gisele Danis from her position as vice-president of marketing and communications.

New Visitor Information Centre Screens

In co-operation with visitors services, new digital message screens were deployed to enhance communication and extend our voice to guests on the ground.

Tourism Calgary tells Calgary stories at GoMedia and Travel Classics Conference

Tourism Calgary attended two travel media marketplaces to engage and pitch story ideas to various travel media journalists, editors and bloggers.

2013 Tourism Awards

Tourism Calgary and some of our close partners have been selected as finalists for The Canadian Tourism Awards presented by the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) as well as the Alberta Tourism Awards (ALTO) presented by Travel Alberta.

Tag your Calgary experiences with #CaptureCalgary

Tourism Calgary launched a brand hashtag on social media to show the world all the memorable experiences our city has to offer. Join in on the conversation!

Message from Interim CEO Cindy Ady - Our common thread

In the five short months since I’ve joined the Tourism Calgary team we’ve been confronted with flooding and funding issues. It has never been more important to be good at what we do.

“Our Doors Are Open” Advertising Effectiveness Results – July 2013

On July 4, two weeks after the devastating flood in southern Alberta, Tourism Calgary launched a multi-media post-flood campaign featuring Mayor Naheed Nenshi under the banner “Our Doors are Open.”