2014 October, Conde Nast Readers Choice 2014Oct. 23, 2014 – Santa Fe has been recognized as one of the top 10 cities in the world in Condé Nast Traveler’s prestigious 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards. Santa Fe’s rank as number 10 on the list makes it one of only five U.S. cities to achieve the top 25, rated ahead of such iconic locales as San Francisco, New Orleans and Chicago.
“We are honored to be recognized once again as one of the top cities in the world,” said Randy Randall, Executive Director, TOURISM Santa Fe. “This award is especially meaningful as it’s voted by the magazine’s highly discerning readers, who’ve affirmed the many qualities that make us such a distinctive and desirable destination.”
This year, more than 76,600 dedicated readers cast votes for 7,721 hotels, 642 cities, 453 cruise ships, and 148 islands, in an average survey time of 16.5 minutes. The result? The 1,182 best travel experiences in the world.
The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry. The Awards are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel” and under Editor in Chief Pilar Guzmán 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 28, 2014. The full list is published exclusively online, at www.CNTraveler.com/rca. To learn more about Santa Fe, The City Different, please visit www.santafe.org.
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