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Canadian Badlands hosts 8th Annual Tourism Development Conference

Travel and tourism professionals are meeting in Medicine Hat from March 13-15, 2018, for the 8th Annual Canadian Badlands Tourism Development Conference and Annual General Meeting. This year’s conference, themed “The Future is Tourism”, will feature keynote speakers Paul Huschilt and Roger Brooks. Online registration and additional conference details can …

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New passenger record at Kelowna’s airport

The number of passengers at Kelowna International Airport is taking off. Almost 1.9 million people went through the doors last year, setting a new record every month. “We had a wonderful year. We were up 9.3 per cent in terms of traffic growth,” Sam Samaddar, Kelowna International Airport’s director, said. …

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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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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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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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