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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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Unique attraction mixes Middle-Earth and camping

If you’ve ever wanted to take a snooze in Middle-Earth, you won’t have to travel too far. The Bagg Inn Burrows, a luxury hobbit-hole accommodation, is set to open in Alberta by the start of camping season. The opening follows the success of a luxury medieval camping resort near Three Hills, …

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SHADES OF WINTER’S CROSSROADS

Published by Forecast Magazine on December 17, 2017 Shades of Winter’s Crossroads is the fourth project of Austrian-based skier and filmmaker Sandra Lahnsteiner, co-produced by Red Bull Media House. Following the award-winning and internationally-recognized ski movies Shades of Winter (2013), Pure(2014), and the documentary-style action feature Between (2016), Crossroads is an eight-minute road trip movie highlighting the fun, purity …

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