TMAC is pleased to announce the details regarding the 2016 conference travel grant.

This year, we had our highest number of grant applicants to date. In total, we had 74 of 86 media apply; that’s 86% versus 65% in 2015.Read more

The conference committee is finalizing a few last minute details before issuing the official pre- and post-tour confirmations. In the meantime, we are also reviewing the travel grant requests and budget for media member allocations. Stay tuned for more information coming very soon!Read more

The TMAC PD Committee is very pleased to announce the update of the 2016 conference professional development sessions.Read more

This year’s conference will focus on accountability……accountability to commitments, to go green, paperless, and to give back to our host community.

Don’t delay – register today!Read more

Over twenty-five TMAC AB & NWT members had a visit with "The Butcher, the Baker and the Coffee Maker" at the Simmons Building on Calgary's vibrant East Village. This former feather mattress factory has now become the cornerstone of the area's redevelopment.

It's the gathering place that John Jackson and Connie DeSouza from charbar, Aviv Fried from Sidewalk Citizen Bakery and the team at Phil and Sebastian Coffee Roasters hoped it would be when they won out over 200 other potential developers for the space.

The cozy red brick and weathered beams of this 103 year old heritage building are complemented by state of the art facilities.Read more

Kudos to TMAC Alberta-NWT media member Leigh McAdam who was selected by as being among the top seven “Best Canadian Travel Bloggers”.
The excerpt about Leigh and her next exotic trip is included below as is the link to the full article. more

Two TMAC Alberta-NWT industry members (Heritage Park [Barb Munro] & Hotel Arts [Fraser Abbott]) collected a total of five White Hat awards at the 53rd annual Calgary White Hat Awards.

Held at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium and hosted by Tourism Calgary, the Calgary White Hat Awards celebrate the best in hospitality and provide annual recognition of the many impactful individuals and organizations within the tourism and hospitality industry.Read more

Julie Van Rosendaal is a Calgary-based food writer and TV/radio personality. She's one busy ‘foodie’!

Julie is the author of seven best-selling cookbooks, the food & nutrition columnist on the Calgary Eyeopener on CBC Radio One, and a columnist for CBC Calgary online.Read more

Tamara Elliott is a Calgary-based journalist who spends just about every waking moment plotting her next trip, whether it’s exploring her backyard in Banff, road-tripping through Europe or exploring remote spots such as Uyuni, Bolivia.Read more