Outdoor Recreation on Alberta's Crown Lands Survey - NOW OPEN
This first of a kind survey will help land managers to understand and quantify the economic role that Crown Land based outdoor recreation plays in Alberta, while providing essential insights to help strengthen and align advocacy efforts by the stakeholders across the Crown Land
outdoor recreation ecosystem.
The survey can be accessed here: https://lnkd.in/gTFX4yu. It will take 15-20 minutes to complete. Please note that the survey can only be completed on a tablet, desktop or laptop computer.
Travel Alberta's Mandate Formally Expands
On April 8, 2021 the Government of Alberta introduced amendments to the Travel Alberta Act, expanding the agency’s mandate to that of a destination management organization. These amendments are part of Bill 62, the Red Tape Reduction Implementation Act, 2021. This enables the crown corporation to play a more active role in developing new tourism destinations, products and experiences.
Understanding Alberta’s Growing Crown Land Outdoor Recreation Economy
TIAA has launched a collaborative, sector-wide study to research outdoor recreation participation on Crown lands and to estimate the economic contribution it makes provincially, and regionally. The study, a first of its kind in Alberta, will assist Crown land managers in better understanding, and quantifying, the powerful economic role that Crown land based outdoor recreation plays in Alberta, while providing essential insights to help... See More
TIAA Announces New Board of Directors, Board Chair
On January 26, 2021, the Tourism Industry Association of Alberta (TIAA) held its first Annual General Meeting (AGM), announcing the appointment of the organization’s 2021 Board of Directors. TIAA is the advocate for all segments of the tourism economy serving as a proxy voice for approximately 4,500 Alberta tourism and hospitality businesses.
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David Goldstein to Lead Travel Alberta
November 5, 2020 (Alberta) David Goldstein was announced as Travel Alberta's new CEO. David’s extensive tourism experience and industry knowledge positions him well to understand the recovery challenges that we face from the devastating impacts of COVID-19.
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TIAA Joins Coalition of Hardest Hit Businesses
September 17, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) Today the Coalition of Hardest Hit Businesses launched a campaign calling on the federal government to extend the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) program at the full 75% rate for businesses facing an ongoing revenue decline of 50% or higher. Visit - www.HardestHit.ca
Marsha Walden Appointed as Destination Canada's CEO
(August 18, 2020) Marsha Walden will take top seat at Destination Canada. Resigning as Destination British Columbia's President and CEO since 2013, she will take the job at a critical time for the nation's tourism sector.
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Strategy to Accelerate the Recovery of Alberta's Visitor Economy Released
June 30, 2020 (Calgary, Alberta)
TIAA releases plan with 40 recommendations to the Government of Alberta in support of the recovery, growth & resilience of Alberta's visitor economy. View Media Release
A Call to Action to Accelerate the Recovery & Resilience of Alberta's Visitor Economy
June 9, 2020 (Calgary, Alberta)
TIAA has launched a collaborative industry-wide process to develop recommendations to the Government of Alberta for: a) accelerating the recovery of the province's visitor economy; and, b) positioning the industry for a resilient and sustainable future. View Media Release
TIAA Presents COVID-19 Crisis & Recovery Recommendations to Premier Kenney
April 13, 2020 (Calgary, Alberta)
TIAA's submission for a provincial tourism sector strategy and relief package includes eleven recommendations focused on measures to: a) avert the loss of tourism businesses; b) set the stage for economic recovery; and, c) support visitation, new product development and investment. View Letter
TIAA Recommendations to Premier Kenney Regarding COVID-19 Crisis
March 23, 2020 (Calgary, Alberta)
TIAA wishes to articulate a few areas where we have observed gaps in the stimulus package measures announced by the federal government and where we believe the Govenrment of Alberta could assist in support of Albertans. View Letter