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New Accommodations Across Alberta

New Accommodations Across Alberta

New, renewed and unique accommodation properties are popping up all over the province offering something for everyone. Here are just a few... 


Rare Rail Car with National Significance Now Open After Two Year Restoration
September 20, 2018

Rare Rail Car with National Significance Now Open After Two Year Restoration

Haritage Park Historical Village unveils the Colonist Car #1202, built in 1905 and donated by Canadian Pacific Rail in 1964. It is the oldest, and one of only two rail cars of its kind left in all of Canada. 


King Eddy Celebrates Official Grand Opening With Eddy Fest October 4-7
September 19, 2018

King Eddy Celebrates Official Grand Opening With Eddy Fest October 4-7

In celebrationg of their grand opening, The King Eddy will host Eddy Fest, a four-day music showcase, from October 4-7, 2018. The event will celebrate the legacy of the venue and toast the Eddy’s next chapter as a vanguard of Calgary’s live music scene.  


Royal Alberta Museum Opens October 3
September 13, 2018

Royal Alberta Museum Opens October 3

The new Royal Alberta Museum opens in downtown Edmonton on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at noon. The new facility will take its place as the largest museum in Western Canada, spanning 419,000 square feet, including 82,000 square feet of exhibition space. Get ready to find a history of Alberta you won’t find anywhere else.



5 cities, 12 epic clue-solving adventures: Mystery Towns launches latest game editions in AB and BC
September 01, 2018

5 cities, 12 epic clue-solving adventures: Mystery Towns launches latest game editions in AB and BC

Mystery Towns adventure series is expanding its clue-solving adventure game, and transforming places and public spaces into a real-life puzzle board — where you and your friends become the game pieces!  


Plains Bison now roam freely in Banff National Park
August 02, 2018

Plains Bison now roam freely in Banff National Park

Parks Canada is pleased to announce that on July 29th, 2018, the enclosed pasture in Banff National Park's bacountry that housed the wild plains bison herd was opened and the herd was released and is now officially free-roaming. After being absent from Banff National Park for well over a century, the return of wild plains bison as free-roaming animals is a historic and cultural triumph. The Banff herd currently totals 31 bison and is comprised of 16 bison that were translocated from Elk Island National Park in 2017, as well as two generations of Banff-born calves (some of this year’s calves have yet to be born).


Moose Trail Overland Brings 4x4 Adventures to the Canadian Rockies
July 18, 2018

Moose Trail Overland Brings 4x4 Adventures to the Canadian Rockies

Moose Trail Overland, the newest Adventure Tour Provider to the Canadian Rockies, launches their summer line up featuring float,  paddleboard, and night photography tours, mixed with locally produced spirits and hand-crafted meals.


Banff’s Mount Royal Hotel reopens after 2016 fire
June 28, 2018

Banff’s Mount Royal Hotel reopens after 2016 fire

The Mount Royal Hotel, located in the heart of Banff, will officially reopen its doors on July 1 to welcome the community and guests back to the historic property. Following a devastating fire in December 2016 that brought together the Banff community, the hotel has been restored to its former beauty, seamlessly blending its storied heritage with thoroughly modern amenities and design. 


Five-Diamond-Experienced, Executive Chef Eric Beaupré Brings New Flavour to Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge
May 14, 2018

Five-Diamond-Experienced, Executive Chef Eric Beaupré Brings New Flavour to Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge

Recently transformed by a $36 million renovation, 2018 is the year of fresh starts at the Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain LodgeAutograph Collection Hotel. From its backcountry-luxe rooms, suites & bi-level lofts to the energizing redesign of its restaurants, the evolution is evident in every detail throughout the Lodge – and its new Executive Chef, Eric Beaupré, is bringing 24 years’ experience and a smorgasbord of fresh inspiration to the kitchen.


Calgary Zoo unveils world-class Giant Panda Habitat
May 07, 2018

Calgary Zoo unveils world-class Giant Panda Habitat

On May 7, 2018, the Calgary Zoo opened the most advanced giant panda habitat in the world. The stunning state-of-the-art building will house four giant pandas for their five-year stay in Calgary. 


 

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