Best Outdoor & Adventure Destinations Announced

Banff National Park Rated Number One in Canada and Fourth in the World

BANFF NATIONAL PARK, AB, May 6 /CNW/ - Banff National Park has been ranked as the top Outdoor & Adventure Destination in Canada by TripAdvisor. The annual TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Best Destinations Awards were announced today and Banff National Park also received fourth place in the Top 10 Outdoor & Adventure Destinations in the World.

Winners are determined by a combination of TripAdvisor's Popularity Index and through the unbiased opinions of millions of traveller ratings. The Popularity Index is a well-defined decision matrix that determines traveller satisfaction based on hotel reviews, travel articles and opinions found throughout the web.

"We are thrilled to be recognized twice in the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Destinations Awards as the top destination in Canada for outdoor and adventure and fourth overall in the world," says Julie Canning, president and CEO of Banff Lake Louise Tourism. "These awards celebrate the world's top destinations and it is an accomplishment to be ranked first and fourth in two different categories by the world's largest travel community."

The results of the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Destinations reconfirms Banff National Park as one of the finest places on Earth, a dynamic destination with rare outdoor adventures, breathtaking mountain scenery, and authentic historical depth.

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About Banff Lake Louise Tourism

Banff Lake Louise Tourism is a destination marketing organization for the Town of Banff, Community of Lake Louise and Banff National Park. Supporting over 800 businesses, our mission is to engage visitors in unrivalled, remarkable experiences with our membership. General media inquiries, please contact Tulene Steiestol, Senior Manager, Travel Media Relations at 403.762.0290 or

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For further information: For further information: Tulene Steiestol, Senior Manager, Travel Media Relations, Office: (403) 762-0290

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