Charleston Named Fourth Best City in AmericaFor Immediate Release, July 2008
CHARLESTON NAMED FOURTH BEST CITY IN AMERICA
Three South Carolina Hotels Rank Among Top 100 Hotels in the Continental U.S. and Canada According to Travel + Leisure Survey
New York, NY (July 9, 2008) – Charleston is the fourth best city in America, according to Travel + Leisure magazine’s World’s Best Awards 2008 readers’ survey announced today. Charleston moved up two spots on the list from its No. 6 ranking in last year’s poll. New York City is named best city in the U.S. and Canada, and Bangkok is named World’s Best City. Charleston Place is the top-rated hotel in South Carolina. Triple Creek Ranch, in Montana, is the best hotel in the Continental U.S. and Canada.
TOP 10 CITIES IN THE U.S. AND CANADA 2008
1. New York
2. San Francisco
4. Charleston, South Carolina
5. Santa Fe
6. Quebec City
10. Victoria, British Columbia
There are three hotels in South Carolina on the list of Top 100 Hotels in the Continental U.S. and Canada.
THREE SOUTH CAROLINA HOTELS RANK IN T+L WORLD’S BEST AWARDS LIST OF TOP 100 HOTELS IN THE CONTINENTAL U.S. AND CANADA
31. Charleston Place, Charleston
57. Planters Inn, Charleston
76. Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort
Travel + Leisure magazine readers voted on their favorite hotels, cities, islands, spas, cruise lines, airlines, tour outfitters, and car-rental agencies. The 2008 World’s Best Awards readers’ survey results (listed by overall and regional rankings) and survey methodology are featured in the August issue of Travel + Leisure magazine, and online at: www.travelandleisure.com/worldsbest.