Angler Management – By Kelsey Pelletier

Had the opportunity to get my boat which I call Angler Management out quite a bit this summer and had an awesome summer on Sturgeon Lake at Youngs Point Provincial Park. Getting outdoors means so much to me and my daughter, it’s the escape, sitting there, listening to the birds ’way up’ way up high, the loons, ducks, gulls… the …

Jeffery’s – A Local Gem

Lance Warkentin, a self-described farm kid who got lost in the kitchen, grew up on a multi generational working family farm along the Puskwaskgua River just off the Smoky River. From early age, he along with his siblings helped out with the daily chores – both inside and outside. From the kitchen to the combine, in the church and community, …

Supporting local has never tasted so good!

Curb your appetite with our self-drive map Ever get a little hungry and start wondering where to go for dinner? Or ponder where to meet for lunch with co-workers or coffee with friends? Brain storming ideas and locations or running through menus in your mind? We have a solution!! Grande Prairie Regional Tourism Association has created a self-drive map of …

Tourism & The Economic Impact

    Definition of tourism  :  the practice of traveling for recreation  :  the guidance or management of tourists   :  the promotion or encouragement of touring :  the accommodation of tourists   It really doesn’t define the industry or what It means to communities who participate. INDUSTRY & ECONOMY “The importance of Alberta’s visitor economy can’t be understated.Tourism is an 8.3 billion-dollar industry that …

Tourism- Lets Work Together

Who is GPRTA? The Grande Prairie Regional Tourism Association is an ambassador for the Grande Prairie Region and is the visible voice for the industry. GPRTA is a non-profit marketing organization funded by partnership fees, memberships, marketing programs and fundraising initiatives. We are dedicated to increasing local business revenue by promoting the Grande Prairie area through every possible marketing avenue …