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  • Alberta boasts Canada’s most expensive destination, survey shows

    The town of Jasper, located in the Rocky Mountains in western Alberta, is Canada’s most expensive summer destination based on its hotel cost. That’s the finding of a new survey from CheapHotels.org. The survey compared hotel rates for all destinations in Canada for this summer’s main travel period of July 1 to August 31. The rankings were determined based on the average cost of each location’s cheapest available double room. As such, the prices mentioned reflect the minimum amount travellers…

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  • Jasper, Alberta

    At over 385 kilometres from the nearest international airport in Edmonton, the small town of Jasper, Alberta (population 5,000) may not seem like the most intuitive choice for corporate event planners. Travel is a definite consideration.

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  • Big skies, open opportunities

    Picture the Canadian Prairies and you’ll most likely conjure up images of vast grasslands, wheat fields and big open skies. It’s an area known for its laid-back nature, friendly people and historic past. Centrally located in the heart of Canada, the Prairie Provinces include Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta – -all of which are easily accessible by plane, train and automobile. Therefore, meeting delegates looking for a convenient destination to do business are wise to choose the Prairies. However, the Prairies…

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  • The Prairies are a meeting goldmine

    By Jamie Zachary Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta thriving on booming economy From Winnipeg to Calgary and Lethbridge to Moose Jaw, the corporate meetings and events industry is booming in the Canadian Prairies. One visit to this diverse region proves why. Home to vast farmland, majestic mountains, bustling urban hubs and secret getaways, the region has a richness that is unique to Canada. Where else can you host a meeting in an 18th-century former trading post, and then lounge on one…

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