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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. 


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. 


Edmonton Welcomes Funicular to Cityscape

Edmonton Welcomes Funicular to Cityscape

Edmonton has added a new addition to its skyline. The funicular opened on December 9, 2017 and is a new urban landmark linking downtown to over 150 kilometers of river valley trails.


Kananaskis Nordic Spa set to launch in the Canadian Rockies as the first of its kind
November 27, 2017

Kananaskis Nordic Spa set to launch in the Canadian Rockies as the first of its kind

Introducing a Canadian re-design of the nordic spa philosophy; a modern alpine sanctuary set within the elements. A deliberately different take on the hot-warm-cold-rest-repeat hydrotherapy lifestyle practised in Nordic wellness circles for centuries, the Kananaskis Nordic Spa will arrive in the Canadian Rockies at the Kananaskis Mountain Lodge in winter 2018. 
 


Story Starters: Dino Digs, Glamping, Markets and more...
March 20, 2017

Story Starters: Dino Digs, Glamping, Markets and more...

As spring draws near we're starting to think about everything it brings. Fresh produce at farmers markets, summer adventures in camping and road tripping in our own backyard. 
 


Plains Bison Return to Banff National Park

Plains Bison Return to Banff National Park

Parks Canada has announced that on February 1, 2017,  16 bison were successfully translocated to the Panther Valley in Banff National Park. Absent from the Banff wilderness for more than a century, this historic homecoming is an important celebration of the environment and culture of Canada’s first national park and a momentous way to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada’s confederation. 


Story Starters: Get Fit for Spring, Wildlife Encounters and Upcoming Events

Story Starters: Get Fit for Spring, Wildlife Encounters and Upcoming Events

There is still a lot of winter to be had but spring in Alberta brings fun events and activities, wildlife encounters and a host of outdoor and indoor activities for those wanting to keep fit, especially if you're planning a destination race in 2017. 


Story Starters: Romance, Secret Seasons and Celebrations

Story Starters: Romance, Secret Seasons and Celebrations

New and upcoming events, celebrations and romantic tidbits in time for spring.


Alberta Celebrates Canada's 150th
January 05, 2017

Alberta Celebrates Canada's 150th

We have good reason to celebrate in 2017. Here are some Alberta events that honour Canada’s sesquicentennial...
 


Banff, Alberta Recognized as Best of the World Destination in 2017 by National Geographic Traveler
November 21, 2016

Banff, Alberta Recognized as Best of the World Destination in 2017 by National Geographic Traveler

Banff, Alberta has been named to National Geographic Traveler magazine’s Best of the World list which highlights 21 must-see places to visit in 2017.


 

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