Did you know?

Virden is known as the "Oil Capital of Manitoba" because it is located by one of Manitoba's largest oil fields, first discovered in 1956.


About Us

Tourism Westman (formerly known as START) is a non-profit, membership driven organization established in 1992 to promote tourism in Southwest Manitoba.

Strategic Priorities

  • Customer Service

  • Product Development

  • Enhance/Build Membership

  • Promote Southwest Manitoba as Year-Round Destination

  • Be a Voice for Tourism

Control and operation of the Association rests with a regional board composed of volunteers from throughout the region who are interested in tourism development and promotion.

Tourism Westman pursues its mandate with:

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