Media Releases

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  • November 20, 2013 - AMERICAN BUS ASSOCIATION NAMES FESTIVAL DU VOYAGEUR ONE OF NORTH AMERICA'S 100 BEST EVENTS FOR 2014

    Winnipeg, MB—Festival du Voyageur has been named one of the top 100 events in North America for 2014 by The American Bus Association (ABA). Inclusion in the Top 100 list, published as a supplement to Destinations magazine, indicates that Festival du Voyageur offers excellent entertainment value t...
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  • September 17, 2013 - WINNIPEG WELCOMES 500 CANADIAN SOCIETY OF ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVE DELEGATES TO WINNIPEG AFTER 23 YEARS

    Winnipeg’s tourism industry is rolling out the red carpet for a group of VIP meeting and convention decision makers from September 17-20. The Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE) 2013 annual conference brings together delegates to network; attend professional development sessions; me...
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  • July 8, 2013 - Canadian Diabetes Association / Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism Annual Conference coming to Winnipeg for first time in 2014

    WINNIPEG, MB– July 8, 2013 - For the first time, the Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) / Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism (CSEM) have chosen Winnipeg to host their 17th annual Professional Conference. Approximately 2,300 delegates are expected to visit Winnipeg from Oct. 22-25,...
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  • June 13, 2013 - ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WINNIPEG AND TOURISM WINNIPEG LAUNCH MAJOR COLLABORATIVE INITIATIVE – THE LOOP

    Signature walking circuit showcases urban Winnipeg’s historic, cultural, architectural, and modern day gems
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  • May 9, 2013 - WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN THE 2013 WINNIPEG TOURISM AWARDS OF DISTINCTION

    WINNIPEG, MB–The 13 winners of the 2013 Winnipeg Tourism Awards of Distinction each have a shiny new award, recognizing their achievements in tourism. The hardware was handed out yesterday at the Winnipeg Convention Centre to the people, places, organizations and events that have gone above and ...
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  • May 9, 2013 - ALL-STAR ROSTER OF FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2013 WINNIPEG TOURISM AWARDS OF DISTINCTION

    WINNIPEG, MB–Winnipeg’s star players in the tourism industry make up the impressive lineup of finalists in the 2013 Winnipeg Tourism Awards of Distinction, hosted by Tourism Winnipeg and presented by Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries.
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  • June 12, 2012 - FortWhyte Alive's - A Prairie Legacy Named one of Canada's Signature Experiences

    For thousands of years, Manitoba’s provincial animal, the bison, roamed the plains and influenced the lives of its inhabitants. FortWhyte Alive’s A Prairie Legacy: the Bison and its People gives visitors an up-close and personal experience with FortWhyte’s herd, while exploring the bison’s connec...
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  • May 18, 2012 - Tourism Winnipeg Launches "Capture Your Winnipeg" 2012 Photo Contest

    Tourism Winnipeg is inviting local and visitor shutterbugs alike to submit their best shots of the city with the launch of its “Capture Your Winnipeg” 2012 photo contest. Participants can visit www.tourismwinnipeg.com/picture-winnipeg-contest to enter their photo(s) for a chance to win prizes, in...
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  • May 17, 2012 - Winnipeg's Unsung Heroes Win 2012 Winnipeg Tourism Awards of Distinction

    WINNIPEG, MB–When travelers are tired, hungry or have lost luggage, one superman swoops in with his problem-solving powers. When pop star Justin Beiber wants to talk, another one jumps in with entertaining tales and a quick history lesson about the Nonsuch. When Winnipeg needs our NHL team to c...
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  • May 16, 2012 - Winnipeg BEST Ambassador Training Launched

    The Manitoba Tourism Education Council (MTEC) and Tourism Winnipeg are pleased to announce the launch of a new Ambassador Program for all employees working in the Winnipeg Tourism Industry. The new program is called the Winnipeg BEST, Ambassador Program.
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