Victoria ranked as 7th best global city

Published on : Friday, October 21, 2016

victoria-best-global-cityVictoria has been ranked as the seventh best city in the world by the latest Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards. It has been placed ahead of other global tourism leaders including Venice, Paris and Hong Kong.

 

“This ranking signals without doubt that Victoria has arrived as a global experiential tourism brand,” Tourism Victoria president and CEO, Paul Nursey, said.

 

“The world is starting to learn about how special Greater Victoria truly is as [a] place to live, work and visit.”

 

Victoria was recognized for its “stately mansions and picturesque gardens.”

 

“In the 21st century, people are looking for places for experiences when they travel,” Victoria mayor Lisa Helps said. “With our vibrant downtown, booming arts and culture sector and easy access to nature, Victoria is an increasingly attractive place to visit.”

 

The survey highlighted the region’s mild climate and whereabouts on the island as an “excellent location for outdoor activities.”

 

Other Canadian cities on the list are- Vancouver (6th), Quebec City (18th), Toronto (37th) and Montreal (39th).

 

Tokya (Japan) occupied the top slot while Cologne, Germany took the final spot as the 40th best city in the world.

 

Condé Nast Traveler readers cast more than 100,000 votes for their favourite cities, outside the U.S., in the 2016 survey.

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