Expedia.ca selected Sherwood Park as the fifth friendliest community in Canada.
 
The travel website took a look at hotel review data from 2017 and found the highest-rated service scores. These ratings indicate the most helpful, dutiful and welcoming experiences across the country.
 
Out of a list of over 750 destinations, the towns and communities were rated on at least 100 reviews.
 
Strathcona County mayor Rod Frank was thrilled with the news.
 
"It's driven by folks that attend events here like the Canada 55+ Games. They stay in our hotels and make comments on those websites and I think it really reflects well on our services industry here," said Frank.
 
The is the second year for the list. 
 
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario was ranked as #1, Airdrie, Alberta was #2.
 
The full list can be found here.
 

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