Calgary Airport Authority named one of Alberta’s top 75 employers for a 10th year

Calgary, Alberta, 2019-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Calgary Airport Authority is pleased to announce that it has been named one of Alberta’s top 75 employers for a 10th year. The recognition is a reflection of the Authority’s ongoing commitment to providing its employees an exceptional workplace, comprehensive programs and opportunities for rewarding careers. “Our… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport welcomes Swoop’s 3-times-weekly service to Edmonton, Alberta

OAK now connected to Canada by Swoop, new, ultra low-cost carrier Oakland, CA, 2019-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Officials at Oakland International Airport (OAK) today (January 23, 2019) announce that Oakland has been selected by ultra-low-cost Canadian carrier, Swoop, for service to Edmonton International Airport (YEG) in Alberta, Canada.  Flights will operate 3-times-weekly on Tuesday, Thursday,… Read the full press release

YYC Calgary International Airport announces return of Aeromexico’s service to Mexico from May 31, 2019

Calgary, Alberta, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — YYC Calgary International Airport is excited to welcome back Aeromexico with service to Mexico City beginning May 31, 2019. The airline will operate seasonal direct flights four days a week linking Calgary and Mexico’s capital city. Calgary – Mexico City AM 613 11:55 p.m. 6:30 a.m.* (Monday, Friday,… Read the full press release

Edmonton International Airport selected by Chinese logistics firm EHL as its e-commerce hub to serve North America

EHL International Logistics Co. expansion bolsters EIA’s international trade hub status, spurring new jobs and export/import opportunities for Alberta businesses Edmonton, AB, 2018-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — EHL International Logistics Co. and Edmonton International Airport (EIA) signed an agreement on Nov. 9, 2018 in Shanghai, China, making the airport EHL’s new North American logistics… Read the full press release

Calgary Airport Authority hosts art piece ‘Canadian Pride’ by artist Ted Flower to raise funds for local food banks in Alberta

Calgary Airport Authority hosts art piece ‘Canadian Pride’ by artist Ted Flower to raise funds for local food banks in Alberta   Calgary, AB, 2017-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Calgary Airport Authority announced today (July 20, 2017) that it will host a unique art piece in its new International Terminal at YYC Calgary… Read the full press release

Banff, Alberta named to National Geographic Traveler magazine’s Best of the World list

Banff, Alberta named to National Geographic Traveler magazine’s Best of the World list   Banff is the only Canadian must-see destination on the annual list BANFF, ALBERTA, CANADA, 2016-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Banff, Alberta has been named to National Geographic Traveler magazine’s Best of the World list which highlights 21 must-see places to visit… Read the full press release

Alberta: Black Tie Ski Rentals launches Banff’s first ski rental delivery service this upcoming 2016/17 season

Alberta: Black Tie Ski Rentals launches Banff’s first ski rental delivery service this upcoming 2016/17 season   BANFF, AB, 2016-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Black Tie Ski Rentals, the largest ski rental delivery service in North America, announced today the opening of its brand new Banff location. Black Tie Skis Banff will provide the globally-recognized… Read the full press release

Indigenous Peoples’ Experience and three other key initiatives at Fort Edmonton receive $33.5 million funding through the Alberta Jobs Plan

ALBERTA, CANADA, 2016-Jul-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Funding of $33.5 million through the Alberta Jobs Plan will be used to build the Indigenous Peoples’ Experience and three other key initiatives at Fort Edmonton. The Johnny J. Jones Midway will be expanded, as will the Hotel Selkirk. A new guest services and admissions area will be… Read the full press release

EIA: DHL opens new facility in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Opens new facility to improve access to oil and gas market and accommodate projected business growth for the next five year EDMONTON, 2014-10-24 — /Travel PR News/ — DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, today announced the opening of a new facility in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.  Representing a significant investment of C$2.1 million, this new facility will… Read the full press release

Renaissance Hotels opens its first hotel in Alberta the Renaissance Hotel Edmonton International Airport

Edmonton, Alberta, 2014-5-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Renaissance Hotels, a hotel brand recognized for inspiring travelers to Live Life to DiscoverSM, announced today the opening of its first hotel in Alberta, the state of the art Renaissance Hotel Edmonton International Airport. Representing the next generation airport hotel and the first hotel of its kind to open… Read the full press release

Paul Allen of Microsoft and John Paul DeJoria to hunt multi-million year old dinosaur fossils at Peace Country, Alberta

Alberta, 2014-04-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft Corporation and John Paul DeJoria, co-founder of the Paul Mitchell line of hair products and the Patron spirits company, will be heading to the Peace Country, Alberta this August to get their hands dirty hunting multi-million year old dinosaur fossils. Allen and DeJoria will join a… Read the full press release

Alberta’s most respected abstract painters to exhibit in Medalta’s Yuill Family Gallery now until May 31, 2014

Medicine Hat, Alberta, 2014-04-3 — /Travel PR News/ — An exhibition of artwork by some of Alberta’s most respected abstract painters is being exhibited in Medalta’s Yuill Family Gallery now until May 31, 2014. The exhibition – titled Wild Rose Abstract – is an exhibition that will celebrate five current abstract painters who all reside in Alberta. Artists in this exhibition range from… Read the full press release

Alberta: The Fairmont Palliser to celebrate its centennial with amnesty program to collect hotel memorabilia

Alberta, 2014-03-11 — /Travel PR News/ — This year, The Fairmont Palliser will celebrate its centennial on June 1, 2014. To honour the countdown to the 100th anniversary, the hotel is launching an amnesty program to collect hotel memorabilia. The public is encouraged to give up* items ‘borrowed’ over the last 100 years with no questions asked. Starting on… Read the full press release

Canada: Sunshine Village Ski Resort opens the Wild West freeride zone

Alberta, Canada, 2014-2-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — Sunshine Village Ski Resort opened the Wild West freeride zone today. Abundant snowfall throughout the week has provided the ideal conditions to open the extreme terrain. With 79 cm (2 ft, 7 in) of snow falling on the resort this past week coupled with a solid 178 cm (5 ft, 10 in)… Read the full press release

Canadian Tourism Commission’s Global Tourism Watch: Australians kept their wanderlust in 2012

Fast-growing outbound travel market sent record numbers of visitors to Canada, says CTC’s latest Global Tourism Watch report. 2013-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — While the economic storm raged around the world from 2008, Australia stayed relatively sheltered by high commodity prices and a steady hand at the financial tiller. The ensuing economic growth has been one of the motivators for Aussies… Read the full press release

Canadian tourism businesses use the power of social media to gain greater foothold in competitive landscape

User-generated content showcases Alberta, while Calgary Zoo uses Instagram to bring out the wild in its Annual Report. 2013-07-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — Every picture tells more than just one story; that’s part of the power of social media, especially after a great trip to a new spot, city or country. Canadian tourism businesses are using that… Read the full press release

Visitors to Calgary can obtain the latest flood recovery updates on visitcalgary.com

Calgary, Alberta, 2013-06-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Calgary frontline crews and volunteers are working tirelessly to bring the city out of its state of emergency and into a period of recovery. Most of Calgary’s attractions, restaurants and accommodations are open for business with the status of the remaining flood-affected businesses changing on a daily basis. While the… Read the full press release

Banff National Park, the Town of Banff and the hamlet of Lake Louise open for visitors after last week’s storm

Banff National Park, Alberta, 2013-06-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — Banff National Park, the Town of Banff and the hamlet of Lake Louise were fortunate to have escaped many of the direct impacts of last week’s storm. Spirits are up and Banff is OPEN for business. The recent severe weather triggered flooding in many communities across southern Alberta,… Read the full press release