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New support on tap for craft brewing industry

The Government of Alberta is building on its plan to diversify the economy and create good-paying jobs by establishing craft brewing as a key component of culinary tourism. A grant to the Alberta Small Brewers Association (ASBA) will help develop the province’s local beer brand to establish craft brewing as …

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Tourism Works in Alberta

The annual Travel Alberta Industry Conference (TAIC) wrapped up on Tuesday, bringing the premier Alberta tourism marketing event to a close. As an “industry of industries,” tourism often takes a back seat to the resource sector in conversations about Alberta’s economic future. In fact, tourism is a key economic driver …

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Five unexpected ways to save money on business travel

In today’s technology based business world, face-to-face interactions are becoming a selling point that many businesses overlook. Most people believe programs like Skype are more than appropriate to get the full picture of interaction before they do business, but that’s not entirely true. While you can have a “face-to-face” interaction …

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Kagame opens World Tourism Conference in Kigali, Rwanda

Rwandan president Paul Kagame has officially opened the 41st Annual World Tourism Conference in Kigali. Curated by the Corporate Council on Africa, Africa Travel Association, and Rwanda Development Board, the event is designed to set the tone for how tourism can be utilised as an engine for economic growth in …

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Qatar Airways adds new flights to Kathmandu, Nepal

Qatar Airways will add an additional daily flight on its Doha-Kathmandu route from September 1st, to meet high demand during Nepal’s festival season, which takes place every year in September and October. The additional frequency will be served by an Airbus A320, departing Doha at 01:25 and arriving in Kathmandu …

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Celebrate the 2017 Alto Award Winners

The Alberta Tourism Awards celebrate and acknowledge individuals and organizations in our province and the effort to shine the light on all Alberta has to offer.   Travel Alberta congratulates the following industry partners: Alberta Pride – Big Valley Jamboree Marketing Excellence (up to $10,000) – Fantasyland Hotel Flash Sale Marketing …

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