Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Southern Living Readers Name Savannah a "Best Southern City"

Southern Living Magazine announced its 2009 Readers’ Choice Awards in their January issue naming Savannah as its #2 Best Southern City.

Others on the list included:
1. Charleston, SC
2. Savannah, GA
3. Atlanta, GA
4. New Orleans, LA
5. Nashville, TN
6. Orlando, FL
7. San Antonio, TX
8. Ashville, NC
9. Destin, FL
10. Austin, TX

Thousands of Southern Living readers voted in the competition scoring destinations, restaurants, festivals and beaches, among others, for ranking in the magazines top honor.

“This is truly outstanding news for all of us here that live and work in a place that we all love, said Joe Marinelli, president of the Savannah Area Convention & Visitors Bureau.

“This recognition completes the “Travel Triple Crown” for Savannah. We have had a tremendously year for public relation with being named a top ten travel destination in Travel + Leisure and Conde Nast Traveler magazines. Now with the accolades from Southern Living, we can truly stand proud as a destination of choice among the most discerning travelers.”

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