ADVISORY Travel Alberta, in partnership with The Canadian Tourism Commission and Tourism Calgary, will welcome the largest Chinese tour group to Alberta with authentic Stampede breakfas

July 04, 2012

ADVISORY Travel Alberta, in partnership with The Canadian Tourism Commission and Tourism Calgary, will welcome the largest Chinese tour group to Alberta with authentic Stampede breakfast

July 4, 2012 | by Travel Alberta

ADVISORY: Calgary, July 7, 2012

What: Travel Alberta proves marketing strategy success as they welcome more than 120 Chinese tourists to Alberta with an authentic Calgary Stampede breakfast honouring both Chinese and Western culture.

This tour group is the largest that Alberta has seen since China granted Canada Approved Destination Status in 2010. A traditional white hat ceremony will be conducted for popular, award-winning Chinese actor Mr. Xia Yu who is visiting the province.

Where: Heritage Park Historical Village, Calgary, Alberta.
Chautauqua Tent (#33 on map)

When: Saturday, July 7, 2012
8:30 a.m. MST – Chinese tour buses begin to deliver guests to Heritage Park Historical Village. Authentic western entertainment and buffet breakfast.
9:15 a.m. – Media interview opportunities (scrum) in Celebration Tent (#34 on map)
9:35 a.m. – Formal welcome in Chatauqua tent.
9:45 a.m. – Randy Williams, Chief Executive Officer, Tourism Calgary, to award formal White Hat Ceremony to Mr. Xia Yu.
10:20 a.m. – Guests depart Heritage Park.

Who: Interviews will be available with:
Steve Allan, Chair of the Board, Canadian Tourism Commission
The Honourable Christine Cusanelli, Minister Tourism, Parks and Recreation, Government of Alberta
Bruce Okabe, Chief Executive Officer, Travel Alberta

Parking: Please park in the general guest parking lot and proceed to the Chatauqua Tent (a five-minute walk).

About Travel Alberta:
Travel Alberta is the tourism marketing agency of the Government of Alberta.
For more information visit: www.TravelAlberta.com

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For further information contact:

 
Kelly Laver
Global Media Specialist
Travel Alberta
(587) 894-2259
Kelly.Laver@TravelAlberta.com

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