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    A Blog I Found

    I came across Danial Craig’s Blog the other day and have spent a number of hours reading all the good stuff he has written about. Definitely worth a peek.

    Holiday Cards and Travel Alberta

    I just posted some Holiday Card offers on the Travel Alberta site.See them here  and hereNow this could have been quite a harrowing experience if not for a nice fellow named Christopher out of Travel Alberta’s Edmonton office.

    Christopher spotted my submission quickly after I sent it and was on the phone to me. He had all [...]

    Pass promo video

    A promotional video of the Crowsnest Pass I found interesting. Hats off to the folks over at Community Futures

    Trade Type Shows

    In the past year I have participated in two trade show type gatherings: The Crowsnest Pass Trade Show  in April

     and the tourism trade show in the Pass in May  ( now I probably have the names wrong on these but you get the idea)

     Now I have an opportunity to go to the tourism trade show in Fort MacLoud  on Thursday. The great thing [...]

    New Marketing Media

    In the never ending search for ways to market your business Facebook and Twitter are high in the trend department. Social Media is producing great results for many a group. As of July 2009 there were 250 million active Facebook accounts. That’s a lot of people. It’s difficult to ignore the potential of even .001% of that many people [...]

    Tourism Showcase Event

    Another of the South West Regional Alliance initiatives to help market our tourism operations took place a little while ago in Pincher Creek. Unfortunately I could not attend but Sue Moser (our best holiday home rep) managed to get there with her display. From all reports, including an article in the Pincher Creek Echo, the [...]

    Travel Alberta Workshops

    Recently we catered a workshop lunch for Travel Alberta dealing with internet marketing and I was fortunate enough to be able to sit in on at least most of the afternoon seminar. Marty, the session leader was full of all sorts of tips and advice on how to tweak and get the most out of [...]

    Travel Habits of Albertans

    from: •Alberta Leisure Travel Intentions Study – Top-Line Report, Spring 2005 – May 2005 (12 pages)

    - 1,405 respondents completed an 8-minute survey from March 11 to March 27, 2005-More than forty percent of Albertan Travellers are planning at least one trip to the Canadian Rockies (43%) while slightly less than one-third are planning to visit [...]