Naples, FL Recognized with Conde Nast Traveler’s 2016 Readers Choice Award

NAPLES, FL RECOGNIZED WITH

CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER’S 2016 READERS’ CHOICE AWARD

 “#8 Best Big City”

THE WORLD’S BEST HOTELS, RESORTS, CITIES, ISLANDS, AIRLINES, AND CRUISE LINES

October 18, 2016 – Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its 29th annual Readers’ Choice Awards with Naples, FL recognized as the 8th “Best Big City” in the US.

“We are truly excited for Naples to be recognized with this prestigious award from Conde Nast Traveler readers,” said Jack Wert, Executive Director of Naples, Marco Island, Everglades Convention & Visitor’s Bureau. “We look forward to welcoming more visitors looking to explore the world-class beaches and diverse array of natural and cultural attractions exclusive to our city.”

Over 300,000 dedicated readers – nearly twice as many as last year -- cast votes for 7,394 hotels, 606 cities, 500 cruise ships, and 236 islands, in an average survey time of 8.4 minutes. The result? The 1,402 best travel experiences in the world.

Naples, FL is located on Gulf of Mexico in Southwest, FL and known for its pristine beaches, focus on the arts, world class shopping and dining, and its close proximity to the Gulf Coast portion of the Everglades.

The Condé Nast TravelerReaders’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.” Under Editor in Chief Pilar Guzmán, the Readers’ Choice Awards have become more selective and specific to the passions that inspire today’s travelers.

The Readers’ Choice Awards are announced in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler, on newsstands nationwide on October 25, 2016. The full list is published exclusively online, at www.CNTraveler.com/rca.

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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, a thriving arts and culture scene, distinctive dining, family attractions 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 45 destinations on 15 different air carriers.

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

Press Contacts:
JoNell Modys – 239 252-2425  [email protected]
Carlyn Topkin – 212-891-0214[email protected]

About Condé Nast Traveler

 As the most discerning, up-to-the-minute voice in all things travel, Condé Nast Traveler is the global citizen’s bible and muse, offering both inspiration and vital intel. Condé Nast Traveler is the most trusted and celebrated name in travel with 6 National Magazine Award wins and 26 nominations in its 28-year history. Advertising Age named Pilar Guzmán Editor of the Year in 2014 and CNTraveler.com attained 4 Webby Awards since 2015. www.cntraveler.com

Press Contact:
Victor De Vita – 212 286 6449[email protected]

   

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