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Victoria: Small, mighty and one of the greatest places in the world

Victoria places #2 among the top 20 small cities in latest Condé Nast Readers’ Choice awards

Greater Victoria has officially taken its place among the greatest small cities in the world. The latest Condé Nast Readers’ Choice awards were announced today and Victoria placed second among the top 20 small cities outside the U.S. This is an impressive accomplishment for Greater Victoria as our destination continues to punch above its weight to stand shoulder to shoulder with some legendary locations.

“This result is straight from readers of one of the world’s leading travel magazines,” says Paul Nursey, President and CEO of Tourism Victoria. “This is proof positive that Greater Victoria’s transformation from a quaint and charming regional destination to a world leading experiential destination is complete.”


In August, Smart Meetings Magazine recommended Victoria as one of the top 10 emerging destinations for hosting meetings and conferences. In June, a poll of 5,770 Canadian travel agents chose Victoria as one of the top five destinations in the country.

Condé Nast Readers’ Choice Awards are chosen by more than 300,000 readers who submitted millions of ratings and tens of thousands of comments about recent travel experiences — good or bad.

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