Savannah is the seventh best city in the U.S. and Canada, according to Travel + Leisure 2013 World’s Best Awards readers’ poll, announced today. Savannah moved up one spot from its eighth place ranking among cities in the U.S. and Canada in last year’s survey. Readers rated cities on six characteristics: sights, culture/arts, restaurants/ food, people, shopping, and value. Charleston is named best city in the U.S. and Canada and Bangkok is named World’s Best City Overall in this 18th annual poll.
Five hotels in Georgia are recognized in the Travel + Leisure 2013 World’s Best Awards including The Lodge, Sea Island which is ranked No. 1 and is ranked No. 16 on the list of World’s Best Hotels Overall. The Cloister, Sea Island ranks No. 2 among resorts in the Continental U.S. and is ranked No. 23 among hotels worldwide. The 2013 World’s Best Awards readers’ survey results and survey methodology are featured on www.TravelandLeisure.com/ worldsbest