Travel Alberta Wins Gold and Silver at Travel Weekly’s Magellan Awards

Travel Weekly has selected Travel Alberta’s promotional video 241 Moments in Alberta as a 2014 Gold Magellan Award winner in the destinations promotional video category. In addition, the province of Alberta was selected as a 2014 Silver Magellan Award winner in the ski destination category. All winners will be highlighted in an upcoming issue of Travel Weekly.

Travel Weekly and are influential business-to-business news resources delivering news, analysis and research to travel professionals. The publication circulates to more than 37,000 travel professionals, 90% of which are based in the United States – Travel Alberta’s top international market.

“People who enter the Magellans know they’re competing against a very talented and very creative group of individuals and agencies,” said Arnie Weissmann, editor in chief of Travel Weekly. “The travel industry marketers and designers who walked away with Magellan awards this year pushed themselves to new heights. When you look at the winning entries, you understand why consumers have been inspired to travel in numbers never seen before.”

The Magellan Awards honour a broad range of industry segments including hotels and resorts, travel destinations, cruise lines, online travel services, airlines and airports, travel agents and agencies, tour operators and car rental companies. With entries from across North America and around the world, the Magellan Award winners represent the best in the travel industry and salute the outstanding travel professionals behind it all.

For a complete list of gold and silver winners, visit

This year marks the third year in a row that Travel Alberta has been recognized by Travel Weekly. Past awards include:

  • 2013 Gold for There Is
  • 2013 Gold for Adventure Destination
  • 2012 Gold for (remember to breathe)

Since becoming a Crown corporation in 2009, Travel Alberta has received over 45 awards for marketing and organizational excellence, including platinum at the HSMAI Adrian Awards,  marketing campaign of the year from the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) and five Golden City Gate Awards at ITB Berlin.

All of Travel Alberta’s videos can be found on our YouTube channel.

(Travel Alberta)