Development Opportunities - Studies

The following studies inventory resources and analyze existing and potential market demand for a variety of tourism-related activities and locations.

2010

Canadian Badlands Ltd., in partnership with Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation conducted a tourism development plan for Dry Island Buffalo Jump Provincial Park and surrounding area. The plan's purpose is to identify tourism development opportunities that will enhance the role of the park as a core tourist attraction and optimize the economic benefits to the surrounding area. Underlying this goal is the initiative to ensure development occurs in the most appropriate places to protect the very resources that make the park unique.

Canadian Badlands Ltd, in partnership with Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation conducted a tourism development plan for Dinosaur Provincial Park and surrounding area. The plan's purpose is to identify opportunities and actions that will help remove barriers to investment, create investment readiness and the critical mass to support new tourism development in the area. It recognizes that potential developments be planned to ensure the protection of the unique resources.

Contact: Donna Poon, Tourism Development Coordinator

2006

Assesses the current supply of fixed roof accommodation in the Canadian Badlands region and based on projected visitor demand over the next several years, the report assesses the need for additional fixed roof accommodation in various communities throughout the Canadian Badlands region.

2002

Alberta Aboriginal Tourism Product Opportunity Analysis - March 2002

PWC Consulting for Industry Canada & the Government of Alberta

Alberta Aboriginal Tourism Product Opportunity Analysis - March 2002

Produced by: PWC Consulting for Industry Canada & the Government of Alberta

This report provides an analysis of the existing and potential market demand for Alberta's aboriginal tourism products in domestic and international markets. The study reviews and assesses existing aboriginal product in the Province including quality, market readiness, ability to ensure delivery and relevance to demand. Analysis is drawn together with a review of potential aboriginal tourism product opportunities based on identified product/market gaps and opportunities for product enhancement.

Tourism Development Opportunities

Alberta's tourism industry offers a number of business development opportunities that provide variety and interest to attract the vacationing consumer.

 

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Last reviewed/revised: December 9, 2013