Awards celebrate best of visitor service
October 2, 2015
Albertans who go the extra mile to help travellers at visitor information centres have been recognized with Ammy Awards.
Named for Alberta’s official gemstone, ammolite, the Ammy Awards honour visitor information centres and staff that exemplify the hospitality the province is known for through creative and professional approaches to meeting visitors’ needs.
Visitor Services Program
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Entrepreneurs: capitalize on tourism
September 21, 2015
New and improved tools and services are now available for entrepreneurs interested in starting or expanding their tourism business.
The tourism entrepreneurship program includes one-on-one advisory services, regional workshops and partnerships to connect entrepreneurs with resources.
Enjoy free admission at Alberta’s provincial historic sites and museums during Alberta Culture Days
Heritage preservation efforts supported
Alberta Culture Days only a month away
Hanna’s iconic railway roundhouse designated during Railroaders Reunion
Ukrainian Day packed with fun at the Ukrainian Village
August 4, 2015
On Sunday, August 9, the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village invites visitors to celebrate Alberta’s rich heritage and vibrant Ukrainian community. The festival pays respect to pioneer families who settled in east central Alberta more than 120 years ago.
Outstanding students receive Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal
Experience Alberta agriculture during Open Farm Days
Help salute Alberta's outstanding volunteers
Share your discoveries of artifacts and fossils through Report a Find
June 9, 2015
The floods of 2013 revealed numerous archaeological and palaeontological sites along southern Alberta rivers. Learn more about your discoveries of artifacts and fossil and help preserve these valuable resources through the Report a Find program.
Report a Find
Visit the Royal Alberta Museum before its treasures are packed
June 8, 2015
Visit the Royal Alberta Museum before its treasures are packed for the move to the new location in downtown Edmonton. The current site remains open until December 6.
Royal Tyrrell Museum unveils new dinosaur: "Hellboy"
June 4, 2015
A new species of horned dinosaur - one of the most impressive discoveries since Triceratops – has been unveiled at the Royal Tyrrell Museum’s newest exhibit, Fossils in Focus.
New buildings help complete Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village
May 29, 2015
Step back in time to the early days on the Prairies as the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village opens five new buildings.
Province joins united effort to preserve iconic Edmonton church
Calling all Farmers: be an Open Farm Days host
March 17, 2015
Farmers and ranchers across the province are invited to open their gates and share their story as a host for Alberta Open Farm Days this summer.
Have fun this Family Day with free admission to Alberta’s provincial historic sites, museums and parks!
February 11, 2015
Enjoy all Alberta has to offer this Family Day by visiting our provincial museums, historic sites and parks for special events, including Family Fishing Weekend!
Okotoks Erratic selected for CyArk 500 most significant cultural sites
Last reviewed/revised: October 6, 2015