Morinville News

Government launches pilot program for visitor services

Reliable and easy-to-access visitor and tourism information is the motivation behind a government pilot project announced Thursday morning.

The new Visitor Services Innovation Fund, launched by Culture and Tourism, will provide grants up to $7,000 to individual organizations providing visitor services and up to $16,000 to those partnering to develop new ways to connect with more tourists in the province. […]

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Morinville News

Chamber viewing importance of tourism to community

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – From its office on 100 Avenue, a building that doubles as a tourism information facility, the Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce (MDCC) is focusing its attentions on tourism in the community and region.

A recent press release put out by the Chamber extolled the virtues of tourist destinations in the region, including Jurassic Forest, Prairie Gardens, the performance series at the Morinville Community Cultural Center, and the various museums and historic attractions in the region. The Chamber sees tourism as a critical economic and cultural component to the community and region, one that impacts taxis, restaurants, shops, hotels and convention centres… […]