Certifications & Memberships

At Travel Drumheller, we are dedicated to promoting an inclusive, sustainable, and high-quality tourism experience. Our commitment to excellence is demonstrated through our various certifications and memberships, ensuring that every visitor feels welcome and that our operations support the local community and environment.

Sustainable Tourism Pledge

Our commitment to sustainability is reflected in our participation in the Sustainable Tourism Pledge. We strive to minimize our environmental impact and support the local community through responsible tourism practices. By adhering to this pledge, we are dedicated to preserving the natural beauty of Drumheller for future generations.

Travel Drumheller has signed the Sustainable Tourism 2030 Pledge, demonstrating our commitment to improving our sustainability score between now and 2030.

The UN World Tourism Organization defines sustainable tourism as “tourism that takes full account of its current and future economic, social, and environmental impacts, addressing the needs of visitors, the industry, the environment, and host communities.

Each year, we commit to measuring and improving our sustainability performance in the following ways:

  • Be Leaders in Sustainable Tourism within the Drumheller Region: We strive to set a benchmark for sustainable practices in our community.
  • Digitize Our Systems to Reduce Paper Usage: Embracing digital solutions helps us minimize our environmental footprint.
  • Formation of a Sustainability Committee: This committee brainstorms and implements new ideas, promoting greener activities within the company.
  • Identify Ways to Reduce the Visitor Footprint and Preserve the Natural Landscape: We continuously seek methods to lessen the impact of tourism on Drumheller’s unique natural environment.

Our Memberships

As active members of several leading tourism organizations, we stay at the forefront of industry standards and best practices. Our memberships include:

  • Drumheller and District Chamber of Commerce: As members of the Drumheller and District Chamber of Commerce, we collaborate with local businesses to foster economic growth and community development.
  • Travel Alberta: Partnering with Travel Alberta, we work to showcase the unique attractions and experiences that Drumheller offers.
  • Indigenous Tourism Alberta: By supporting Indigenous Tourism Alberta, we honor and promote the rich cultural heritage of the Indigenous communities in our region. Learn more about their work here.
  • Tourism Industry Association of Alberta (TIAA): As part of TIAA, we collaborate with industry peers to advocate for and support the growth of Alberta’s tourism sector.
  • Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC): Our membership with TIAC enables us to engage with national tourism initiatives, ensuring that Drumheller remains a top destination for travelers.
  • Canada’s LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC): As a CGLCC member, our network grows overnight to include corporations that support diversity in their practices. We join a welcoming community of 2SLGBTQI+ businesses and professionals looking to connect and support one another.
  • Destination Canada: Our affiliation with Destination Canada allows us to participate in national marketing campaigns, attracting visitors from around the world.
  • Destinations International: As members of Destinations International, we benefit from global insights and resources, enhancing our ability to promote Drumheller as a premier travel destination.

At Travel Drumheller, we are committed to providing an exceptional and inclusive experience for all our visitors. Our certifications and memberships reflect our dedication to these values, and we continually strive to enhance our offerings and promote sustainable tourism.