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COMPASS THE ROCKIES Where to stay in Alberta THECROSSINGRESORT.COM Tour operators taking groups to the Canadian Rockies have three individual properties among the NTA membership they can turn to for lodging assistance in Alberta. Each of the following hotels provides well-appointed accommodations, high-end amenities, discounted rates and a number of special touches for groups. The Crossing (Lake Louise) Mountain Park Lodges (Jasper) Ramada Inn & Suites (Canmore) NTA contact: Mike Fikowski NTA contact: Bernhard Schneider NTA contact: Rose Chobaniuk Located on the Icefields Parkway, The Crossing has been the region’s major service center for more than 70 years. The resort fea- tures 66 deluxe lodge accommodations, three dining options, a large gift shop and a general store. Its Hike & Attraction Central program highlights popular hikes in area parks. This longtime NTA member has six properties located in the mountains around Jasper that offer a range of room styles and a variety of amenities. Groups can choose between The Crimson, Chateau Jasper, Lobstick Lodge, Marmot Lodge, Pocahontas Cabins and Pyramid Lake Resort. Offering a combination of great value and service, this Ramada property in Canmore is well suited for leisure groups, business travelers and families. The resort has 189 rooms and suites, a three-story water slide, an indoor pool, a fitness room and conference facilities. PHI Hotel Group covers BC, Alberta Since 2002, PHI Hotel Group has specialized in the ownership, management and development of hotels in British Columbia and Alberta. The new NTA member has 12 properties in the two provinces. BRITISH COLUMBIA Best Western Pacific Inn Vernon Scenic Safaris Yellowstone National Park, WY Imagine seeing Yellowstone during the Winter! Be our guest on a one-of-a kind, off-road snowcoach tour through Yellowstone National Park. Friendly guides, c limate-controlled comfort, meals provided & hotel pickup . ACTIVITIES: Black Canyon River Adventures, NV Rafting: 800.455.3490 Southfork Ranch, TX Tour: 800.989.7800 Scenic Safaris, WY Winter Tours: 888.734.8898 LODGING: 877.386.4383 Rock Harbor Lodge, MI Cedar Pass Lodge / Badlands Inn, SD Big Bend Resort and Adventures, TX Chisos Mountains Lodge, TX Parry Lodge / Denny’s Wigwam, UT /travelforeverresorts Forever Resorts is an Authorized Concessioner of the National Park Service. 46 December 2017 Best Western Plus Sunrise Inn Osoyoos Comfort Inn & Suites Kamloops Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Kamloops Hampton Inn by Hilton Kamloops Holiday Inn & Suites Kamloops Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Vernon Pacific Inn & Suites Kamloops ALBERTA Candlewood Suites West Edmonton Four Points by Sheraton Edmonton Gateway Hampton Inn by Hilton Edmonton South Holiday Inn Express & Suites West Edmonton