Entrepreneurial support

A range of business support services are available to encourage and grow entrepreneurship in Alberta’s tourism sector.

One-on-one coaching and support

Coaching and advice is available as you develop, enhance or expand your tourism product.

Contact us if you need to:

  • develop a business plan
  • access capital
  • navigate regulatory approvals
  • find statistics on Alberta’s tourism industry

Publications for tourism entrepreneurs

  • Tourism business startup workbook
    This workbook is for Alberta entrepreneurs considering joining the province's tourism industry:
    • explore opportunities in the tourism sector
    • understand what it takes to be a tourism entrepreneur
    • what you need to have ready prior to starting a tourism business
  • Tourism Business Planning Guide
    • A guide to assist tourism entrepreneurs in developing a business concept.
  • Tourism Development Guide
    • A guide for obtaining required government approvals and licenses.


Connect with Tourism Business Development:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Email: [email protected]

6th Floor, Commerce Place
10155 102 Street
Edmonton, Alberta  T5J 4L6

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