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Awards & Accolades

Victoria is widely recognized as a top destination in the travel and tourism industry, but also well-known for being all-around awesome (with a trophy case to prove it).

Here’s a sample of some of recent awards and accolades:

2017

#2 Top 20 Best  Small Cities in the World - Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Survey

Victoria voted among Top 10 rising stars for meetings and conferences - Smart Meetings Magazine

Top-five ranking in the prestigious 2017 Agents’ Choice Awards

 

2016

#6 Best Islands in the World - Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Survey

#7 Top 25 Best Cities in the World - Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Survey

Top City to Be a Woman in Canada - Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Most Romantic City in Canada - Amazon.ca

 

2015

4th Best Destination in Canada - TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Best Destination Awards

9th Best City in United States and Canada - Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards

Garden Destination of the Year - International Garden Tourism Network

Best Airport in North America - Airports Council International Award

24th Best City in the World - Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards

 

2014

#1 Top Island in Continental U.S. and Canada - Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards

5th Best Destination in Canada - TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Best Destination Awards

 

2013

#1 Top Islands in Canada - Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Survey

#3 Top 5 Cities in Canada - Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Survey

#16 Top 25 Islands in the World - Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Survey

#17 Top 25 Cities of the World - Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Survey

Top 15 Friendliest Cities in the World - MSN.ca Travel

14th Friendliest City in the World - Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Survey

#2 Top Island in Continental U.S. and Canada - Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards

7th Best Destination in Canada - TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Best Destination Awards

Top Student Destinations in North America - Teach & Travel

#1 Small City in the Americas - fDi Magazine