SOURCE: Tourism Tofino

Tourism Tofino

October 28, 2014 12:00 ET

Tofino, British Columbia Businesses Garner Top Travel Industry Recognition

Wickaninnish Inn Voted "Best Canadian Resort" in Conde Nast Traveler 2014 Readers' Choice Awards; Wolf in the Fog Named Air Canada enRoute Magazine's "2014 Canada's Best New Restaurant"

TOFINO, BC--(Marketwired - Oct 28, 2014) - Destination marketing organization (DMO) Tourism Tofino today announced that Tofino's iconic Wickaninnish Inn and newest restaurant Wolf in the Fog have been recognized as the top businesses in their market sectors by influential travel industry publications.

A member of the Relais & Chataux association of fine hoteliers, chefs and restaurateurs, the Wickaninnish Inn was named the #1 resort in Canada in the 2014 Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards. Opened in June 2014, Wolf in the Fog was named Air Canada enRoute magazine's 2014 Canada's Best New Restaurant.

"Tofino has blossomed into the perfect destination for foodies, nature lovers, adventurers, romantics and families," said Charles McDiarmid, Chairman of the Board at Tourism Tofino and Managing Director of the Wickaninnish Inn. "All of us at the Inn are thrilled to be at the heart of this vibrant destination and to have the unique visitor experiences we provide recognized by the discerning readers of Condé Nast Traveler."

"We have a strong culinary community in Tofino," said Wolf in the Fog's Chef/Owner Nick Nutting. "There are a lot of incredible restaurants here, so to be able to bring awareness to that through Air Canada's enRoute award is an exciting opportunity. Our food philosophy at Wolf in the Fog is to go with the freshest and best local ingredients and to let the flavours speak for themselves and I think that really resonates with our guests."

Located on the rugged west coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada, Tofino is bounded by the open Pacific Ocean, Pacific Rim National Park Reserve and the Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. An increasingly popular year-round destination for global travellers, Tofino is known for its miles of sandy beaches, variety of accommodation options, award-winning restaurants specializing in boat-to-table cuisine, and unparalleled adventures including surfing, whale and wildlife watching, saltwater and freshwater fishing, kayaking, boating, hiking, and winter storm watching.

About Tourism Tofino www.tourismtofino.com
Tourism Tofino is a destination marketing organization (DMO) promoting Tofino's extensive destination attributes, local events and hospitality industry businesses. Tourism Tofino also partners with other tourism organizations to create awareness of regional tourism initiatives for visitors worldwide.

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