Rocky Mountaineer named one of Canada's Best Managed Companies
May 10, 2022 (Vancouver, BC) - Rocky Mountaineer has been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for excellence in business performance. Rocky Mountaineer has achieved the Gold Standard of the award.The Gold Standard is awarded to companies that have have maintained their Best Managed status for three years, demonstrated a commitment to the program, and successfully retained their award for 4-6 consecutive years.
People development and employee engagement are two critical aspects of the Rocky Mountaineer culture, and the company places high value in keeping its team members informed and engaged in the company goals and strategy. These priorities begin during the hiring process, and continue throughout each employee’s individual career.
Established in 1990, Rocky Mountaineer has been a leading tourism business in Canada for nearly three decades. Having welcomed over two million guests on board and received numerous international awards and accolades, the company has a reputation for service excellence.
Since 1993, Canada’s Best Managed Companies has been one of the country’s leading business award programs. The Best Managed program is sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business, TMX Group and MacKay CEO Forums, and recognizes Canadian companies that have implemented world-class business practices. Recipients are selected based on how they address various business challenges, including new technologies, globalization, brand management, leadership, leveraging and developing core competencies, designing information systems and hiring the right talent to facilitate growth.
About Rocky Mountaineer
Rocky Mountaineer offers luxury train journeys that showcase some of the best scenery North America has to offer. Rocky Mountaineer offers four rail routes: three that connect Vancouver to the Canadian Rockies towns of Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper in Western Canada; and a fourth route that travels between Denver, Colorado and Moab, Utah in the Southwest United States. It is a must-do travel experience that offers unparalleled journeys in its spacious glass-domed train coaches thanks to incredible scenery, delicious cuisine, friendly service, and social atmosphere.
In 2017, Rocky Mountaineer received the Private Business Growth Award from The Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Grant Thornton LLP in recognition of its growth, entrepreneurial spirit, culture and vision for the future. The company has also been named one of Canada’s Top Small and Medium Employers in the past.
About Canada's Best Managed Companies
Canada's Best Managed Companies continues to be the mark of excellence for Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $10 million. Every year since the launch of the program in 1993, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies have competed for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates their management skills and practices. The awards are granted on four levels: 1) Best Managed winner (one of the new winners selected each year); 2) Requalified member (repeat winners retain the Best Managed designation for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review); 3) Gold Standard winner (After three consecutive years of maintaining their Best Managed status, these winners have demonstrated their commitment to the program and successfully reapplied for the designation. Companies may requalify for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review; 4) Platinum Club member (winners that maintain Best Managed status for a minimum of six consecutive years). Program sponsors are Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, Queen's School of Business and MacKay CEO Forums. For further information, visit www.bestmanagedcompanies.ca.