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Calgary August 2019 Business in Calgary Column

August 2019 Business in Calgary Column: Sport and cultural events stimulate the economy and build Calgary’s shareable experiences

Calgary set to host the PGA TOUR Champions Shaw Charity Classic, 2019 Canadian Country Music Awards and Country Music Week.

Dandy Brewery

July 2019 Business in Calgary Column: Calgary SHiFTs into gear to develop new tourism experiences

Tourism Calgary and Travel Alberta bring tourism experience development and training program to Calgary. SHiFT, Travel Alberta’s sought after experiential travel training program, is coming to Calgary March 9-12, 2020. 

Calgary concert

June 2019 Business in Calgary Column: Calgary’s tourism industry achieves impressive 2018 results

In 2018, Calgary welcomed over 7.7 million visitors who injected an estimated $2 billion in visitor spending to Calgary’s economy.

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Media release: Tenille Townes and Old Dominion announced as performers for the 2019 Canadian Country Music Awards

The stage for the 2019 CCMA Awards just got a whole lot hotter! The Canadian Country Music Association® (CCMA) and Global are thrilled to announce Alberta’s Tenille Townes and three-time ACM Award winners Old Dominion are confirmed to perform at the 2019 CCMA Awards.

Media release: Canada’s largest badminton event returns to Calgary

Media release: Canada’s largest badminton event returns to Calgary

This year, the Badminton World Federation Super 100 event returns to Calgary at WinSport’s Markin Macphail Centre from July 2-7, 2019 with competitors from 34 nations.

X-Games Calgary

May 2019 Business in Calgary Column: Calgary secures exclusive Canadian rights to host X Games.

Government of Alberta and Tourism Calgary actively commit support for Calgary to pursue hosting X Games.

Media release: Calgary White Hat Awards celebrate tourism industry excellence

Media release: Calgary White Hat Awards celebrate tourism industry excellence

23 ultimate hosts recognized for customer service excellence, leadership and performance.

Calgary’s White Hat Academy

Media release: Tourism Calgary’s White Hat Academy trains Calgary’s frontline to be ambassadors

New learning program helps frontline tourism members serve visitors to Calgary.

57th annual Calgary White Hat Awards

April 2019 Business in Calgary Column: 57th annual Calgary White Hat Awards celebrate our city’s ultimate hosts.

Individuals and organizations in Calgary’s tourism industry receive recognition for their service excellence.

Calgary ranks among Top 52 Places to Go

March 2019 Business in Calgary Column: The New York Times and KAYAK recognize Calgary as a top travel destination for 2019.

Calgary ranks among Top 52 Places to Go and Top 10 Most Popular Destinations among Canadian Travellers for 2019.

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Media release: Calgary secures exclusive Canadian rights to host X Games.

Government of Alberta and Tourism Calgary actively commit support for Calgary to pursue hosting X Games.

Calgary’s tourism industry

February 2019 Business in Calgary Column: Tourism Calgary’s new integrated learning program mobilizes the city’s ultimate hosts.

White Hat Academy instills confidence in Calgary’s tourism industry – creating better ambassadors and storytellers for the city.

Calgary Central Library

January 2019 Business in Calgary Column: Tourism Calgary kicks off the second year of its three-year strategic plan.

Building on the foundation established in 2018, Tourism Calgary forges ahead with its three-year strategy.