Awards

Adventure Canada has been recognized as a leader in travel—at the regional, national, and international level. We are humbled by the many awards and accolades we have received. They reinforce our commitment always to be the very best we can be.

  • Best Adventure Travel Companies Award

    Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth

    Presented by National Geographic Adventure magazine to companies whose values are synonymous with those of National Geographic—environmental awareness, reliable service, local knowledge. These are the world’s leading travel specialists.

  • Cruise Vision Award

    Cruise Vision Award

    Presented by Cruise Newfoundland & Labrador to an individual, group, or business that has demonstrated a commitment to the provincial cruise industry while contributing significantly to the growth of the industry in Newfoundland & Labrador.

  • Excellence Award Canadian Tourism

    National Award for Tourism Excellence

    The Tourism Industry Association of Canada present this award to recognize those people, places, organizations and events that have gone above and beyond to offer a superior tourism experience to travellers in Canada.

  • Nunavut Tourism Award Of Excellence

    Award of Excellence

    The Nunavut Tourism Award of Excellence recognizes overall excellence in the promotion and delivery of tourism experiences in Nunavut.

  • 2013 Outstanding Service Award

    Outstanding Service Award

    Nunavut Tourism’s prestigious Outstanding Service Award honours an unparalleled degree of customer satisfaction, growth, and success.

  • Globe And Mail Logo Awards

    The Globe and Mail Catalyst Award

    This award honours individuals who, through their vision, leadership, and action have measurably influenced culinary culture, the arts, style, and design. It was presented to Cedar Swan, Adventure Canada CEO.

  • 2014 Ac Business Of The Year

    Business of the Year Award

    This distinction is presented by Nunavut Tourism and honors businesses that offer high quality travel experiences and demonstrate strong ethical standards and unparalleled leadership in the industry.

  • Nature Inspiration Award

    Nature Inspiration Award

    The Canadian Museum of Nature recognizes individuals and organizations that, through their work or specific projects, encourage Canadians to take an interest in natural history, create links with nature, and contribute to its preservation.

  • 50 Tours Of A Lifetime

    50 Tours of a Lifetime

    National Geographic Traveler features fifty of the world’s best guided trips, chosen by the editors.

  • Canadian Tourism Awards

    Indigenous Cultural Tourism Award (Finalist)

    The Indigenous Cultural Tourism Award recognizes an Aboriginal tourism business that has demonstrated a commitment to the development, promotion and delivery of an authentic, innovative and enriched Aboriginal cultural tourism visitor experience. The recipient will have demonstrated a commitment to authentic Aboriginal cultural tourism as a key aspect of encouraging and promoting tourism growth in their region.

  • 2018 Lifetime Achievement Canadian Tourism

    Lifetime Achievement Award

    Presented to founder Matthew Swan by the Tourism Industry Association of Canada to an individual who has, over a lifetime of work, demonstrated outstanding passion, commitment, vision, leadership, and achievement in Canadian tourism.

  • Wla Finalist Sense Of Place Award

    Sense of Place (Finalist)

    The National Geographic World Legacy Awards recognizes excellence in enhancing cultural authenticity, including using vernacular architecture and design, support for the protection of historic monuments, archeological sites, Indigenous heritage, and artistic traditions.

  • Usa Today

    Best Adventure Cruise Line

    This award, presented by USA Today and determined by public vote, honours the best adventure cruise lines in the world.

  • Port Credit Good Neighbour Award

    Good Neighbour Award

    The Port Credit Business Association presents this award to recognize local businesses that have demonstrated upstanding community membership, a commitment to shared local values, and a collaborative vision in the future of the area and its inhabitants.

  • 2018 Employee Of The Year Award Finalist Canadian Tourism

    Employee of the Year Award

    The Tourism Association of Canada recognizes success, leadership, and innovation in Canada’s tourism industry and to honours those who consistently provide superior tourism experiences across the country. Devon Bayly-Jones was a finalist in this category.

  • 40 Under 40

    Top 40 Under 40

    This award is presented by Canadian Traveller to showcase talented travel professionals across the industry and across the country. It was presented to Cedar Swan, Adventure Canada CEO.

  • 2018 Coe Tripadvisor

    Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

    This honour recognizes businesses that deliver consistently great service across the world and is presented to approximately 10% of total businesses on TripAdvisor that have consistently achieved great reviews over the past year.

  • 2018 World Nomads Winner

    Solo Travelers Choice Award

    Presented by World Nomads to travel providers that go above and beyond to equip solo travellers with options such as no single supplements and platforms for connecting with others.