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7 Places to Enjoy Indigenous Food in Alberta

  Here are 7 places to enjoy Indigenous Food in Alberta. All of them feature amazingly talented Indigenous chefs and Alberta’s signature foods. We hope you’ll get out to eat, engage and explore these locations soon. It’s all a part of our promise to help you Eat Alberta First and Eat Alberta like an insider….

Alberta’s Best Patios

Written by Nicole Liboiron-Coles and Karen Anderson Pandemic or no pandemic, Albertans love to spend time outdoors so, we’ve got your guide to Alberta’s Best Patios. Whether it’s plus 18 in February or plus 30 in June, Albertans need very little excuse to soak up every bit of outdoor sun and fun they can. If…

Secrets of Southern Alberta – An #EatAlbertaFirst Road Trip – Sept 10-13, 2020

Join Alberta Food Tours in September, 2020 for this once in a lifetime Alberta road trip There are as many ways to explore Alberta as there are range and township roads criss-crossing the province. But, how many of us have the time to plan a trip to truly get to know this beautiful place? We dream of meeting Alberta’s leading edge food artisans and tourism entrepreneurs but don’t know how to make the connections? We search for meals brimming with Alberta’s signature foods and end up settling for roadside fast food. We long to slow down and soak up the beauty of this land but are too busy navigating life to take it all in. Finally, here’s a trip where you just have to show up and every detail has already been taken care of for you.   DAY #1…

One small business; three kinds of partners

Canada was rated the number one place in the world to visit in 2017 but what does that really mean in terms of how many visitors will actually show up each year? Destination Canada, our country’s tourism marketing board, has shown that on the path to purchase: 80 per cent of the world has Canada on their dream list 39 per cent are seriously considering coming 11 per cent are starting to gather information 7 per cent have a detailed itinerary 2 percent are finalizing the arrangements and 1 per cent have booked a trip to Alberta. As a small business owner in the tourism sector, I ask myself what can our company do to increase the likelihood that more visitors will not only choose Canada but make Alberta their first choice. After more than a decade in business, I’ve…

Our favourite things to do in Calgary during the holiday season and all winter long

When the temperatures plummet in Calgary that means one thing and one things only – it’s time to embrace the season. Winter is loaded with fun things to do in Calgary and here are few of our favourites. Skating – Every community in Calgary has a volunteer committee to create and maintain an outdoor skating…

Western Canada primed with Distinctive Downtown Diversions – April, 2014

Calgary Food Tours was highlighted in a travel and meetings industry journal for our contribution to creating distinctive downtown offerings for groups planning meetings for Western Canada. We’ve got walking tours of tasty neighbourhoods and that’s really just the tip of our food mountains. We love all the ingredients, chefs, markets and restaurants we get to…

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