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The capital of British Columbia has cracked the top five cities in Canada!

Victoria ranked behind Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, and Quebec City in the Agents Choice Awards category of “Top Canadian city”.

“The Agents’ Choice Awards are watched closely by people in the tourism sector and we are proud to have a prominent place on this list,” said Paul Hawes, Chief Marketing and Distribution Officer of Tourism Victoria. “Victoria truly delivers above and beyond the size of our destination, and Tourism Victoria is grateful for all of the travel agents who chose to recognize Victoria with their vote.”

Victoria’s 5th placing reflects the vote of 5,770 Canadian travel agents.

“This year’s awards prove we are top of mind among people whose job is selling vacations to potential visitors,” says Paul Nursey, President and CEO of Tourism Victoria. “Tourism Victoria is working hard for our members and our industry to convert interest in our destination into confirmed bookings.”

Butchart Gardens also charts

The 2017 awards also listed The Butchart Gardens 9th among the top-10 worldwide attractions. The CN Tower topped that list, followed by landmarks such as the Louvre in Paris and Edinburgh Castle in Scotland.

The full list of awards is available here.

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