Industry stakeholders

  • Travel Alberta : Travel Alberta is the provincial tourism marketing agency of the Government of Alberta.

  • Culture and Tourism (Tourism Division):  Staff from the Policy and Business Development Branch assess tourism investment opportunities and link them to potential investors and financial resources. Branch staff work to provide an assessment and linking of investor interests and financial resources with appropriate tourism development and investment opportunities. The Branch also works closely to identify and target domestic and international investors and to promote joint venture tourism investment opportunities with Alberta based companies.
  • Alberta Bed & Breakfast Association: Organization representing the interests of bed and breakfast operators in Alberta.

  • Alberta Country Vacations Association: Association that represents country vacation businesses in Alberta – including guest ranches, working ranches, backcountry vacations and farm/ranch country vacations.

  • Alberta Fish & Game Association: The Alberta Fish and Game Association promotes the conservation and utilization of fish and wildlife, through education and programs, and protects and enhances the habitat they depend upon.

  • Alberta Golf Association: Incorporated in 1912, the Alberta Golf Association is a non-profit organization that aims to grow participation and passion for golf while upholding the integrity and traditions of the game.

  • Alberta Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA): Represents resorts, hotels, motels and other fixed roof accommodation providers across the province, and undertake a variety of advocacy and programming initiatives to support its members.

  • Alberta Museums Association: The Alberta Museum Association (AMA) was founded in 1971 as a non-profit organization through which museum workers could meet for the benefit of Alberta's developing museum community. The mission of the AMA is to lead, facilitate, and support museums in their vital role with communities.  

  • Alberta Off-Highway Vehicle Association: The AOHVA represents the interests of off-road motorcyclists and ATV riders throughout the province of Alberta, and has developed and maintained an on-going working relationship with the provincial government and local municipalities all over the province.

  • Alberta Outfitters Association: Organization represents the commercial trail riding industry of Alberta.

  • Alberta Professional Outfitters Society: Responsible for managing the guided outfitted hunting industry on behalf of the Government of Alberta.

  • Alberta Recreation and Parks Association: ARPA promotes the active of use of recreation and parks in Alberta as an essential means to build healthy citizens, their communities and their environments throughout the province.

  • Alberta Snowmobile Association: The ASA exists to support snowmobile clubs across Alberta that maintain and develop trails, and answer to the safety concerns in their communities.

  • Alberta Whitewater Association: The AWA is the provincial governing body for kayak and closed deck canoe paddle sports.

  • Association of Canadian Mountain Guides: The ACMG presents a strong voice for high standards of alpine risk management and the professionalism of mountain guiding in Canada.

  • Association of Canadian Travel Agents: Established in 1977, the Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA), is a national trade association representing the retail travel sector of Canada's tourism industry.

  • Calgary International Airport Authority: This organization is responsible for developing and maintaining the Calgary International and Springbank Airports.

  • Canada West Ski Areas Association: CWSAA is a Not-for-Profit Association which represents the Ski Areas of Western Canada.

  • Canadian Special Events: Canadian Special Events connects Canada's event industry through their online resources.

  • Destination Canada: The corporate web site for Canadian tourism industry operators.

  • Edmonton Airports: Edmonton Airports is a corporation that manages the Edmonton International Airport, as well as the Edmonton region's three general aviation airports: Edmonton City Centre, Villeneuve Airport, and Cooking Lake Airport.  

  • Fort McMurray International Airport: Operated by the Fort McMurray Airport Authority.  

  • Invest Canada: Find investment opportunities in Canada for a variety of industries including tourism.

  • Restaurants Canada: Restaurants Canada is a national, not-for-profit association representing Canada’s diverse and dynamic restaurant and foodservice industry.