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2022 News Releases

May 19 - Calgarians Visiting Banff National Park Encouraged To Take Transit This Summer

As the Banff and Lake Louise area readies itself to welcome visitors throughout the busy summer season, Calgarians are encouraged to help offset the impact of personal vehicle use on wildlife and the environment by taking transit. 

2021 News Releases

November 10 – Create New Holiday Traditions with Banff’s New Christmas Experiences

With travellers increasingly looking to reconnect with their loved ones, Banff and Lake Louise is giving families more reasons to celebrate the festive season. Christmas programming kicks off on Nov. 19, and the young and young-at-heart can enjoy an extended holiday season creating new traditions and embracing classic favourites.

November 2 – BLLT Launches Only Trip Planner Tool of its Kind in Canada

Integrated into the BLLT website, the robust tool delivers an easy-to-use online trip planning experience for visitors from the dreaming phase to the trip phase.

October 5 - Let your appetite guide you through Banff and Lake Louise with Taste for Adventure

Banff National Park’s month-long culinary celebration is returning on November 1-28, 2021 with 19 participating restaurants.

2020 News Releases

December 4 – Changes to the Festive Season in Banff National Park

In this time of uncertainty we are constantly adapting and have made some changes to planned programming in Banff and Lake Louise to ensure the safety of our guests and community. Those looking to find Christmas cheer should look no further than Banff National Park.

November 12 - Celebrate the Festive Season in Banff National Park’s Winter Wonderland

This festive season, things may look a little different but we’re still celebrating the holidays in Banff and Lake Louise. Those young and young at heart can embrace the spirit of Christmas in Banff National Park from November 26 into the New Year.

October 9 – Eat Your Way Through Banff & Lake Louise With Taste for Adventure

Sample special prix fixe and added value menu offers at 27 restaurants from October 12 to November 13 during a celebration of food and drink that inspires as much as the landscape that surrounds us.

September 2 - Fall in Love with Banff National Park on a Wellness Staycation

While many Canadians have seen their stress levels double since the onset of COVID-19, Banff National Park is a health and wellness haven that is beckoning visitors this fall.

July 30 - What to know this August long weekend if you’re planning a trip to Banff and Lake Louise
As August long weekend approaches, planning ahead is key to adventuring safely and unlocking the ultimate visitor experience in the Canadian Rockies.

June 25 - Connect with the Truly Canadian in Banff National Park

Canada Day is usually celebrated with parades and shows, but mark Canada Day 2020 with a celebration of Banff National Park’s natural beauty and unique experiences available to visitors this summer.

June 4 – New ways to Explore Banff and Lake Louise This Summer
Since services in Banff National Park began to gradually resume on June 1, unique opportunities have been created for visitors.   
May 13 – Banff and Lake Louise Working Towards Welcoming Visitors Next Month
Parks Canada, Town of Banff, Banff and Lake Louise Tourism (BLLT) and Banff and Lake Louise Hospitality Association (BLLHA) are working together with the community to safely and effectively reopen the economy and resume services for visitors next month.
May 12 – Travel to Banff and Lake Louise Virtually
While we may not be able to currently travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Banff & Lake Louise Tourism is inviting travel enthusiasts to explore Banff National Park from home. 

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