BANFF, AB, June 29, 2011 /CNW/ – Banff National Park has once again been chosen as the top domestic attraction for the fourth consecutive year by Canadian travel agents in the annual Travel Agents Choice Awards.

Now in its 12th year, the 2011 Travel Agents’ Choice Awards survey has become a hallmark in the industry, giving voice to Canadian travel agents who vote for their favourites in 24 different categories including favourite industry suppliers, organizations and destinations.

Nearly 4,800 travel agents across the country cast their votes through ballots in Canadian Travel Press and Travel Courier and online at, recognizing Banff National Park as the top attraction in Canada.

“We continue to be honoured by the recognition we receive from the Canadian travel trade as the nation’s top destination,” says Julie Canning, president & CEO of Banff Lake Louise Tourism. “Travel agents are critical partners in our success as a tourist destination and we want to express our heartfelt gratitude for their continued support.”

Along with the Travel Agents Choice Award, Banff National Park has been also been recognized in 2011 with the following accolades:

  • Trip Advisor Traveler’s Choice Award, #1 Destination in Canada
  • Westjet Up! Magazine Readers Survey, #1 Favourite Canadian Park
  • Trip Advisor Traveler’s Choice Awards, #3 Top Family Destinations in Canada
  • RVwest Magazine Readers Choice Award, #1 Favourite Overall Destination in Alberta

To view the full list of winners visit or to learn more about Banff National Park visit

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