About Tourism Calgary

Learn about Tourism Calgary, the authoritative source for Calgary and area tourism knowledge, information, and services for partners and visitors.

About Tourism Calgary

Tourism Calgary is Calgary’s destination marketing organization. Representing the tourism industry, and more than 570 partners, we bring the world to Calgary and Calgary to the world for leisure travel, and sport, culture and major events. Tourism in Calgary annually contributes over $1.7 billion in economic impact to the local community.

Operating as a not-for-profit organization, we are the authoritative source for tourism related knowledge, information and services in Calgary.

We are a sales and marketing organization, focused on promoting and selling Calgary as a destination of choice for leisure travel, and an outstanding host city of sport and culture events. We provide information, assistance and support to sport/event planners, leisure travel trade and tour operators, individual visitors, and the worldwide news media.

Tourism Calgary also acts as a liaison between tourism-related organizations and partner hotels, restaurants, attractions, tours, activities, retail and service providers, offering services like familiarization tours, site inspections, promotional materials and referral services.


Tourism Calgary (formerly known as the Calgary Convention & Visitors Bureau) is Calgary’s official destination marketing organization. It formed in 1957.

Mission Statement

Inspire more people to visit Calgary for memorable experiences.

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