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Dates announced for specialized DMO training through Travel Alberta

Destination International’s highly-regarded Certified Destination Management Executive (CDME) training in now available in Canada thanks to an exclusive, newly-formed partnership with Travel Alberta. Training launches April 3-6, 2018, and continues October 9-12, 2018, in Banff, Alberta as the only sessions currently available across Canada, with additional dates for 2019 expected …

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Edmonton launches expert program for visitors

Explore Edmonton is taking a proactive approach to enhancing the visitor experience, and it starts with the people on the front line representing the city and the province everyday. The YEG Expert program is designed to empower Edmontonians to engage with visitors, tapping into local pride and knowledge to positively …

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New Year, new approach

2018 is looking up. After years of determined resilience, cautious optimism is on the rise as we witness the Alberta economy re-emerge. It’s a different landscape, and so many entrepreneurs and operators are shifting to take advantage of a more diversified economy and new, formerly unexplored opportunities. We at Travel …

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Vecchio steps up to head Sonoma County Tourism

Following an extensive search, Sonoma County Tourism has appointed tourism industry veteran Claudia Vecchio to the role of president and chief executive. Vecchio replaces Ken Fischang, who stepped down in May.  She comes to Sonoma County from Nevada, where she was the director of the state’s tourism and cultural affairs …

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