Accolades

2013 Accolades

Gogobot Traveler’s Favourite Ski Destination of 2012! January 2013
American Express Top Ten Consumer Travel Destinations for 2013 February 2013
Zagat Top 5 Posh Ski Resorts Around the World – Banff National Park March 2013
Viator Travel Blog 10 Best Places to Hike in the World April 2013
TripAdvisor "Traveler's Choice Top Ten Destinations in Canada"; Banff & Lake Louise May 2013
Departures Magazine 10 Perfect Summer Mountain Towns - Banff, Alberta June 2013
BuzzFeed Banff, #1 Canadian city to visit in Summer July 2013
Tourism-Review.Net Top 10 Lakes Around the World August 2013
Vagablond.com 5 Must See Places in Canada November 2013
Crystal Awards 2013 Best Overall Resort, Banff National Park November 2013
World Ski Awards Lake Louise Ski Resort voted Canada’s Best November 2013
Conde Nast Traveler Reader’s Poll Top 20 Ski Areas in the U.S. & Canada (Lake Louise Ski Resort) November 2013
Luxury Travel Advisor & Daily Telegraph Ten of the Best Ski Resorts for Scenery November 2013
National Geographic Top 10 Ski Runs & Lodges December 2013
USA Today Ten Resorts for Extreme Skiers & Snowboarders; Sunshine Village December 2013

2012 Accolades

World Travel Awards World's Leading Travel Experience by Train 2011:Rocky Mountaineer - GoldLeaf Service January 2012
National Geographic  World’s 25 Best Ski Towns February 2012
Smarter Travel  Most Romantic Small Towns (N. America)  February 2012
Ticket Depot  Top Honeymoon Destinations in the World  February 2012
Avenue Magazine  Baker Creek Bistro - Best Dining in the Mountains  February 2012
Trip Advisor  Most Spectacular Views from Bed (Lake Louise)  March 2012
MSN Travel  10 Attractions That Make Canada Great – Lake Louise #1  March 2012
RV West Magazine  Favorite Overall RV Destination (AB) March/April 2012
Switchback Travel  Top 10 Adventure Destinations – Canadian Rockies #1 April 2012
Teach & Travel Magazine Top 10 Student Destinations  May 2012
RV West Favourite Overall RV Destination Alberta:2012 Reader’s Choice Award Platinum Winner May 2012
US News  Best Winter Vacations – Banff #8 of 15 July 2012
The Roaming Boomers Top 10 Luxury Resorts – The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise August 2012
MSN Travel Top Ten Canadian Places to Visit Before You Die – Icefields Parkway August 2012
SmarterTravel.com and USA Today Top Five Off-Peak Destinations for Fall September 2012
Chicago Tribune Top Ten Girlfriend Getaways September 2012
American Bus Association Ice Magic Festival, 2013 Top 100 Events Winner September 2012
Reuters Top Ten Multi-Generational Destinations September 2012
Sharp For Men Canada’s Greatest Winter Destinations October 2012
GoArticles.com Canada’s Top Wedding Destinations October 2012
Alto Awards Tourism Community of the Year – Banff Lake Louise Tourism & Town of Banff for ‘SnowDays’ October 2012
HSMAI Adrian Award Gold Winner for Digital Marketing – Banff Lake Louise Tourism for “Big Mountain Challenge November 2012
Sun Media Top Tourist Attraction in Canada November 2012
TripAdvisor Ten Most Awe-Inspiring Places in the World December 2012
MSN Travel Top Ten Destinations for Powder Hounds – Sunshine Village & Lake Louise Ski Resort December 2012