Introducing: Ultimate Host 2026


Calgary's tourism industry in support of bidding for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

Join Tourism Calgary in celebrating the launch of Ultimate Host 2026; a collective voice representing Calgary’s tourism industry in support of bidding for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. 

In mid-August, Tourism Calgary commissioned a survey to further understand stakeholders’ attitudes and opinions toward a bid and to inform its role in the bid process. The results are in and 83 per cent of industry members support Tourism Calgary promoting the bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter GamesAs a whole, 79 per cent support a bid and as champion for industry, 95 per cent expect Tourism Calgary to keep them informed about the process.

Through Ultimate Host 2026, Tourism Calgary is committed to educating the tourism industry about the significant impact and numerous benefits associated with the Games, while actively promoting Calgary’s bid. Leading up to the November 13 plebiscite, stay tuned to, the @Calgary Twitter handle and the campaign’s video series for tourism industry-focused facts, benefits, up-to-date information and stories that support a lasting legacy for the city and set a precedent for the province and country.

To join the Ultimate Host 2026 movement and stay up-to-date:

1.      Visit;

2.      Follow @Calgary on Twitter;

3.      Follow Tourism Calgary on LinkedIn;

4.      Show your support using #Host2026; and

5.      On November 13, vote YES!

If you have any questions about Ultimate Host 2026 or want to know how your organization can get involved, please contact Cassandra McAuley, Executive Director, Stakeholder Engagement & Destination Development at

Becca Gould