2013 Canadian Tourism Awards: A Dozen Organizations and Individuals Honored at Gala in Ottawa




The Fogo Island Inn won the National Cultural Tourism Award. The Newfoundland inn is at the top of my Canadian bucket list.

The Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) honored 12 organizations and individuals as recipients of the 2013 Canadian Tourism Awards. Sponsored by the Toronto Star and Visa Canada, the awards were presented on December 3, 2013 in a gala ceremony at The Fairmont Cheateau Laurier in Ottawa. 

The Canadian Tourism Awards are presented annually by TIAC to recognize success, leadership and innovation in Canada's tourism industry. They also acknowledge the people, places organizations and events that have gone "above and beyond" to offer travelers superior tourism experiences in Canada. 


2013 CANADIAN TOURISM AWARD WINNERS

Business of the Year Award (tie)
Canadian Rocky Mountain Resorts, Calgary, AB
Kingfisher Oceanside Resort & Spa, Courtenay, BC

Community Service Award
Delta Hotels in Halifax, Halifax, NS

Group Employee of the Year Award
The Fairmont Winnipeg, Winnipeg, MB

Employer of the Year Award
Rocky Mountaineer, Vancouver, BC

Convention Centre Event of the Year Award
Festival International de Jazz de Montreal, Montreal, QC

Innovator of the Year Award
Le Massif de Charlevoix, Baie-Saint-Paul, QC

Marketing Campaign of the Year Award
"Calgary, Our Doors Are Open," Tourism Calgary, Calgary, AB

National Cultural Tourism Award
The Fogo Island Inn, Fogo Island, NL

Small or Medium-Sized Business of the Year Award
Anderson Vacations, Calgary, AB

Social Media Initiative of the Year Award
"365 Days of Dining," Tourism Richmond, Richmond, BC

Sustainable Tourism Award
Bluewater Adventures, North Vancouver, BC

Experience of the Year Award
Great Wolf Lodge, Niagara Falls, ON


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