FLORIDA’S PARADISE COAST AND AREA RESORT HONORED IN TWO CONDE NAST TRAVELER READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS

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FLORIDA’S PARADISE COAST AND AREA RESORT HONORED IN TWO CONDE NAST TRAVELER READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS

Naples Recognized as One of the Best Small Cities in the Country

NAPLES, FLA., October 27, 2015 – Readers of the leading travel industry publication Conde Nast Travelerhave voted Naples, Florida as one of the nation’s “Best Small Cities” in the 2015 Readers’ Choice Awards. Naples came in at number 15 with an overall rating of 78.3 out of 100.

The Edgewater Beach Hotel was also named on the Award’s list of Top 20 Hotels in Florida, ranking number 13 with an overall rating of 85.8. The hotel recently completed a comprehensive guest room renovation and is the only all-suite luxury hotel on the beach in Naples. Among its luxury guest amenities are two outdoor Gulf-front heated swimming pools and the popular Coast restaurant.

“We are delighted to see the destination and our partners on Conde Nast Traveler’s prestigious Reader’s Choice Awards,” said Jack Wert, Naples, Marco Island and Everglades Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) tourism executive director. “We strive to provide our visitors with a memorable experience and these awards are a testament to all that Naples has to offer. To have such wonderful feedback from the travelers themselves, it makes the recognition even more special.”

A full list of winners for Best Small Cities can be found at www.cntraveler.com/galleries/2015-10-08/top-small-cities-in-the-us-readers-choice-awards.

A full list of winners for Top Hotels in Florida can be found at www.cntraveler.com/readers-choice-awards/2015/united-states/top-hotels-in-florida-readers-choice-awards-2015.

Conde Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards were tabulated from nearly 128,000 readers who participated in the 2015 survey from April 1 to May 30, 2015. Participants voted on a set of criteria based on a standard five-point scale: excellent, very good, good, fair and poor. The responses were then averaged to determine the final score.

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About Florida’s Paradise Coast
Whether travelers are looking for a romantic escape or family getaway, Florida’s Paradise Coast — Naples, Marco Island and the western portion of the Everglades — has an array of vacation options year-round. With more than 30 miles of soft, white sand beaches, thriving arts and culture scene, distinctive dining and the best of outdoor adventure, the Paradise Coast is truly a destination with it all. Located just two hours from Miami, four hours from Orlando and three hours from Tampa, the Paradise Coast is easily accessible from some of Florida’s largest cities. Travelers outside of the Sunshine State can fly into Southwest Florida International Airport, which provides nonstop service to 43 destinations (39 domestic and 4 international) on 17 different air carriers.

For more information about the Paradise Coast, call 800-688-3600 or visit www.ParadiseCoast.com. Follow the destination on Twitter @ParadiseCoast and on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/TheParadiseCoast.

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