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Announcing the 2017 Alto Award finalists

Alberta’s Alto Award finalists have been announced, recognizing 26 tourism operators and organizations across Alberta for great service, marketing and more. Check out the finalists and join us on October 23, 2017 when the winners are announced at the Alto Awards Gala, in conjunction with the 17th annual Travel Alberta …

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The Best Roads Trips for M.A.X. Pass Holders

As many single-resort season passes continue to rise to ridiculous prices (a season pass at Deer Valley will run you $2,685) and smaller resorts continue to struggle competing with multi-resort passes owned by the same company, like Vail Resorts’ Epic Pass, there has been a rising popularity in a new …

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Grassroots Enduro: What’s it Like?

Keeping it mellow!  Onboard with Peter Wojnar at this year’s Golden race, in the 2017 MEC BC Enduro Series East. Peter traded in his racing day to shoot more of a mellow and laid-back video, of what it’s like to take part in the race! Needless to say, he had …

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Kenow Wildfire Update – as of September 12

Our thoughts are with the communities, first responders and tourism industry colleagues affected by the forest fires currently burning in southwestern Alberta.  Travel Alberta is committed to sharing any relevant information received on a timely basis as it impacts operators and those travelling to or from the province. Information and …

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Three reasons to submit your Alto nomination today

Here’s three great reasons to submit your Alto nomination form today: The deadline is today at 4:30 p.m.: There is still ti You deserve some recognition: You’ve worked hard all year long. You’ve created unique and unforgettable tourism events and experiences, and crafted marketing campaigns to showcase the best of …

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What you may have missed from the Golden Ultra

One of the distances at the British Columbia trail race doubled as the North American, Central American and Carribean Mountain Running Championships After running various Alberta trail races, Nordic skier-cum-ultramarathoner and Golden, B.C. resident Magi Scallion realized her hometown’s trails were superb, even in comparison with famous, destination trail races. …

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