Readers’ Choice Survey Ranks Telluride Ski Resort as Number One Ski Area for Third Year in a Row
TELLURIDE, Colorado (Dec. 9,2014) — Condé Nast Traveler Magazine readers voted Telluride Ski Resort the number one ski area in America for the third year in a row. However, the high rankings don’t end there. Telluride also came in #1 for Trails & Runs, Lifts & Lines, Accommodations, Scenery, Food & Restaurants, and the small mountain town nabbed the #2 spots for Nightlife & Après-ski, and Value.
“Being named the best ski area in America for the third year in a row is an incredible honor for both the resort and the destination,” states Brad Larsen, VP of Sales and Marketing for Telluride Ski Resort. “This award, coming from the readers of Condé Nast Traveler, speaks volumes to the guest experience our community delivers year-after-year.”
Condé Nast Traveler is one of the most trusted names in travel. The annual readers’ choice survey, which first started in 1988 a year after the magazine began, bestows honors across many categories including best hotels, cities, islands, cruise lines, and resorts of the world. The 2014 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards had nearly 77,000 responses. For the full and comprehensive list of awards visit cntraveler.com/rca
Telluride, which has always been known as a remarkable destination, has earned high marks in other publications as well. This year Ski Magazine readers voted Telluride the #4 Top-Ranked Western Ski Resort, its highest placement in recent memory, as well as #1 for Best Overall Satisfaction, Best Sustainability, Best Character, and Best Scenery. Telluride also made USA Today’s list for 10 most scenic ski resorts in the world.
With direct flights from 10 major airports including, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Phoenix Sky Harbor, Phoenix/Mesa, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Houston, Chicago and Newark getting to this award winning destination is easier than ever. Upon arrival this pedestrian friendly town welcomes guests with its historic charm and towering peaks. After visiting, it is easy to see why Telluride consistently ranks high on the world’s best travel lists.