Alberta Heritage Tourism App
Tour Guide of Cultural & History

Cultural heritage tourism (or just heritage tourism or diaspora tourism) is a branch of tourism oriented towards the cultural heritage of the location where tourism is occurring. For Alberta, there is a significant dormant potential and importance of cultural and heritage tourism and the opportunities it presents for tourism operators in Alberta.

Cultural and heritage tourism is tourism in which arts, culture and heritage form a key attraction for visitors, and a focus of their activities. While Many of the top attractions in Alberta are a testament to the power of nature, from the ancient glaciers that can still be found on top of the Rocky Mountains to the canyons, waterfalls, and lakes formed by their predecessors. But for those of us who prefer a more urban experience, there’s no shortage of impressive attractions in the province’s two major cities. Culture and heritage have always been important parts of Alberta’s tourism experience. The country’s rich Aboriginal heritage, along with cultural influences from generations of immigrants, have contributed to a diverse cultural experience in Alberta. Visitors can experience Aboriginal traditions, chat with craftspeople, or tour historical sites.

But why is cultural and heritage tourism important to your business? Enhancing your cultural and heritage offering through sharing cultural stories and history with tourists and promoting historic places in your community can create a richer, more memorable tourism experience, and boost your bottom line. Integrating it successfully, however, requires carefully blending cultural heritage into your business in a meaningful way,

History Check App is an informative as-you-go points of interest mapping of community heritage and travel related services by proximity to the traveler. Instead of spending hours searching google for specific travel amenities like; Rider Friendly, Pet Friendly, Family Friendly, Baby Change Rooms, Wheelchair access, kitchens, kitchenettes, day suites, etc – History Check allows you to search for those travel services in proximity to your location.

Alberta communities, municipalities, First Nations, Metis Settlements, historical organizations, and businesses have added their various historical and heritage sites, events, locations, and stories in a collaborative, all inclusive mandate to showcase the best of Alberta communities across the province. Everything you need while you are exploring Alberta! Complete listing of travel related services from fuel, accommodation, camping, places to see & things to do – recreation, nature, wildlife.

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Alberta Heritage Tourism App Tour Guide of Culture & History

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