As a leader for our industry, Tourism Calgary is committed to fostering our city's undeniable community spirit and to supporting our valued partners during this time. This includes leveraging our platforms to share your business updates and amplify your marketing efforts, while providing you with information, tools and resources to support your decision making and efforts to resume operations.
Reopening and resuming operations update form:
Share your plans for reopening or resuming in-person operations with the Tourism Calgary team to ensure our records are up-to-date and that we are promoting your business accurately. Keep us apprised of updated hours of operation, modifications to product and service offerings, enhanced health and safety measures and more using the following form. Share updates
Virtual and contact-free offerings update form:
Please continue to share your business’ new virtual or contact free offerings for inclusion in the #LoveYYC From Home platform. Share updates
Amplifying your message:
Whether you plan to resume in-person operations in the near future, are sticking to your innovative virtual or contact-free offerings or are offering a hybrid of both to meet customers’ needs, Tourism Calgary can amplify your messages.
Reopened businesses landing page:
Updated daily, this resource highlights Tourism Calgary partners that have reopened or resumed in-person operations at their place of business. Learn more.
That's the Spirit marketing campaign:
A creative platform for Tourism Calgary's recovery marketing plan designed to support industry partners' reopening efforts by celebrating Calgary's resiliency, community spirit and the unique experiences our city has to offer - whether these are shared in-person, virtually or through a combination of both. Learn more.
#LoveYYC From Home:
We’re sharing our industry's innovations and supporting Calgary's resilient tourism industry by inspiring residents to stay connected while they continue to experience - and share - our city through virtual and contact-free offerings. Learn more.
Supporting local businesses is more important than ever, but doing that looks a little different these days. The #SupportLocalYYC campaign provides resources that support our business community in new ways, while helping to keep our city safe and healthy. Learn more.
Digital reopening checklist:
Leverage this checklist developed by Tourism Calgary's marketing team to ensure your digital platforms are optimized to support your business as you reopen and resume in-person operations. Learn more.
Business resources and industry calendar:
Travel Alberta Cooperative Investment Program funding applications:
Travel Alberta has moved to a grant-based cooperative funding program for 2020 with no matching funding required. This is a fantastic opportunity for tourism operators to restart consumer marketing activities during current and future COVID-19 recovery phases. For more information, access the full Travel Alberta Funding presentation
or contact Andi Dzilums, Cooperative Marketing Manager at Travel Alberta
. Summer application intake runs from June 1 - 30, 2020 while the Fall/Winter application intake runs from September 1 - 30, 2020.
#LoveYYC From Home: For Businesses:
Support local by leveraging virtual and contact-free business service offerings and resources available from Tourism Calgary partners to support your audio visual, printing and signage, protective barrier, shipping and sanitation needs. Learn more.
Leverage the breadth of webinars available during this time to stay apprised of the impact of COVID-19 on the tourism industry, plans underway to prepare for a post-COVID world and to access available business and professional development insights.