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2016 October, Santa Fe Wins High Honors in Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards

October 20, 2016 – Condé Nast Traveler announced the results of its 29th annual Readers’ Choice Awards with Santa Fe, New Mexico voted as the “#3 Best Small City In The U.S.” Santa Fe had a score of 89.36, the 5th highest among all cities worldwide.

“We are truly honored to be recognized by such a travel-savvy readership,” said Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonzales. “The high score is a reflection of our community’s ongoing commitment to provide visitors with an experience that is without equal across all the categories that travelers value. We thank all those who chose to make their memories with us and the hundreds of thousands of readers who voted.”

Santa Fe is one of the world’s most beloved and awarded destinations. This year’s Conde Nast results add to The City Different’s strong collection of top accolades. Condé Nast Traveler readers also voted Santa Fe as the “#5 Best Shopping City In The World,” “#2 Best City In The U.S. To Retire,” “#6 Friendliest City In The U.S.” and “#13 Friendliest City In The World” among a slew of other major awards from a variety of other sources.

The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ 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.”


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