News and Events
News and Events
Calgary's largest convention venues receive Global Biorisk Advisory Council STAR accreditation
Joint release: Calgary TELUS Convention Centre, BMO Centre at Stampede Park and Tourism Calgary.
Tourism Calgary reimagines 58th annual White Hat Awards to safely celebrate our city's ultimate hosts
Despite event cancellation, 20 award winners honoured for their undeniable community spirit and commitment to customer service excellence.
Tourism Calgary launches free deals pass to help Calgarians save as they safely explore Calgary experiences
Digital #LoveYYC Deals Pass offers savings at over 40 local restaurants, attractions, hotels, tours and more
Expanded BMO Centre will provide significant boost to Calgary's tourism industry
Tourism Calgary partners Calgary Stampede and Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) unveiled the renderings of Calgary’s expanded BMO Centre, which will become the largest convention facility in Western Canada and second largest in Canada.
Tourism Week highlights the importance of the industry that employs 1 in 10 Canadians
In 2019, Calgary welcomed more than 7.3 million travellers who contributed an estimated $2.5 billion in visitor spending to the local economy.
Update: 2020 annual showcase events cancelled
On April 23, our great partners at the Calgary Stampede and Calgary Folk Music Festival announced that due to the effects of COVID-19, the annual showpiece events will be cancelled. We won;'t be deterred by what we won't have this year, rather we will find new ways to engage Calgarians, share good news and promote our industry partners. That's the Calgary way.
Tourism Calgary is actively monitoring COVID-19 developments and is working closely with all orders of government other response partners to provide accurate and timely information related to this evolving global situation.
Update: 2020/21 Calgary Visitor Guide
Tourism Calgary's annual Visitor Guide is currently on-hold due to changes from COVID-19. When the time is appropriate to print the publication, we will ensure necessary editorial modifications are made and that partners are provided the opportunity to modify their listings as needed.
Calgary's tourism industry experiencing significant impact from COVID-19
66 percent of industry already temporarily laid off.
Calgary to host four elite sport competitions in February
Speed and synchronized skating championships, freestyle ski and snowboard world cups and the Calgary National Bank Challenger all set to take place in Calgary from Feb. 7 - March 1.
Calgary wins bid to host Ringette Canada's 2021 national championships
2021 Canadian Ringette Championships set to attract more than 3,000 visitors and projected to inject $5 million into Calgary's economy.
2019 Tourism Calgary Town Halls
On December 3, 2019 Tourism Calgary's executive team provided an update on Calgary's tourism industry and shared the organization's 2020 strategies, including brand, marketing and sales plans.
Tourism Calgary disappointed in Government of Alberta's decision to withdraw funding for X Games
X Games were projected to inject $75 million to Calgary's economy annually.
Tourism Calgary's White Hat Academy wins multiple tourism industry awards
First-of-its-kind tourism industry learning program wins 2019 Alto Service Excellence Award and 2019 Destinations International WOW Award.
Calgary continuing to work towards hosting X Games beginning in 2021
X Games are projected to inject $75 million to Calgary’s economy annually.
#LoveYYC Day returns Nov. 2 to encourage Calgarians to explore and celebrate their city
Tourism Calgary partners offer over 130 one-day deals to promote civic pride and Calgary’s shareable experiences.