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Awards & Accolades

We have been creating life-changing experiences for our guests since 1990 by offering luxury train journeys that showcase some of the most spectacular scenery North America has to offer. It is a must-do travel experience in our spacious glass-domed train coach thanks to the incredible scenery, delicious cuisine, friendly service, and social atmosphere, it’s no wonder that Rocky Mountaineer has received numerous international awards and accolades for service excellence. 

Awards

World Travel Awards
Winner of nine awards, including the World’s Leading Travel Experience by Train eight times.

Globe Travel Award
Two-time winner of the Best Rail Company category, most recently in 2020.

Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel
Winner of Best Sustainable Train for 2021.

Private Business Growth Award
Winner of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Grant Thornton LLP 2017 Private Business Growth Award for its achievements in strategic, sustainable and holistic growth.

Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers
Named one of Canada’s Top Small and Medium Employers every year since 2015 and one of BC’s Top Employers since 2018.

Deloitte Award
Received Gold Standard recognition in 2018, 2019 and 2020, having been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies annually since 2014. 

Baxter Travel Media Agent's Choice Award 
Named Favourite Rail for six consecutive years.

Travel Weekly Awards
Five-time winner of the Readers' Choice for Best Rail Vacation award.

Travelage West Wave Awards 
Three-time winner of the Best North American Rail Vacation Provider.

Testimonials

National Geographic

"Named as one of the World’s Greatest Trips."

Lonely Planet

"One of the World's Ultimate Experiences."

Forbes

“You’ll have an indelible experience that will rank as one of your most unforgettable and luxurious adventures.” 

Mail Online

"Not surprisingly, the Rocky Mountaineer has climbed towards the top of the list of Things To Do Before You Die." 

USA Today

"The Rocky Mountains offer some of the most rugged terrain in North America, and although they can be explored by road, taking a train trip is the better way to truly soak in the scenery." 

Society of American Travel Writers

"The Best Train Experience in the World." 

Frommer's

"This sleek blue train winds past foaming waterfalls, ancient glaciers, towering snowcapped peaks and roaring mountain streams." 

Buzzfeed

“Arguably some of Canada’s most scenic railways, the four routes conducted by the Rocky Mountaineer offer sweeping views of the Canadian Rockies”

The Telegraph

“You could take the train just to stare out at the wild beauty of the Canadian west while tucking into three-course meals- but there’s plenty more on offer in 65 holidays including accommodation and tours.”