Luxury rail operator Rocky Mountaineer was named World’s Leading Travel Experience by Train at the 2011 World Travel Awards, marking six years in a row the company has earned the title. Travelling across Western Canada to world-class destinations like Vancouver, Whistler and the Canadian Rockies, Rocky Mountaineer bested such legendary train tours as The Royal Scotsman, South Africa’s Blue Train and the Eastern and Oriental Express. The World Travel Awards recognizes excellence in travel, with winners chosen by more than 200,000 industry professionals and travellers worldwide. This year’s ceremony took place in Qatar in early 2012. Rocky Mountaineer’s portfolio of accolades also includes awards from National GeographicTravel + Leisure and Outsidemagazines. Read Rocky Mountaineer’s release here.