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||TRAVEL Conde Nast again recognizes Chicago as top big city
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Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, Choose Chicago and World Business Chicago announced Conde Nast Traveler recognized Chicago as the #1 Best Big City in the U.S. for the fifth consecutive year in a row in the results of its annual Readers' Choice Awards.
Since 2017, Chicago has ranked number one in this category for its restaurants, attractions and welcoming residents.
"Chicago is not only the best big city in the U.S. but a reflection of what makes Illinois greatwith world-class restaurants, arts and theater, museums and convention centers celebrated here at home and around the world," added Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker. "The city's winning streak is no fluke: Chicago has been and will continue to be a global gateway for tourism in Illinois. As we rebuild and recover post-pandemic, my administration is committed to supporting tourism workers and tourism businesses with the resources needed to keep visitors coming back year after year."
More than 800,000 Conde Nast Traveler readers submitted responses rating their travel experiences across the globe.
As Chicago moves into the fall and winter, Choose Chicago's newest campaign," Capture the Excitement" has kicked off. The multifaceted integrated campaign highlights the cultural offerings of the City as well as the holiday experience.
The 2021 Readers' Choice Awards are published on Condé Nast Traveler's website at cntraveler.com/rca and celebrated in the November issue.
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