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Cape Town accolades and awards

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Below are just some the awards and accolades that Cape Town has received:
 
2014 World Design Capital
 
One of the Top 25 Cities in the World in Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards for 2013
 
One of the one of the top African cities in the category Top 10 Cities in Africa and the Middle East Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards for 2013
 
Number three in the Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2014 Top Cities
 
Number 16 in their Top 25 Travelers’ Choice World Destinations Awards
 
The Telegraph Travel Awards’ Favourite City for 2013
 
Best Overall Use of Social Media globally at the SMITTY Awards
 
SAA, 4-Star Airline ranking for 2014 by Skytrax
 
Cape Town, FlipKey.com Top 10 Wine Destinations
Cape Town Tourism for Mycapetownholiday.com, Digital Tourism Think Tank Awards 2013 Best in Class Award - Creative Campaigns Category
 
Number One, New York Times 52 Places to Go in 2014
 
Number One Holiday Hotspot, Theguardian.com Top 40 destination round-up
 
Fittest city in South Africa, Discovery Health’s Vitality wellness programme
 
Africa's Leading Meetings & Conference Destination, World Travel Awards 2013
 
One of CNN World's 10 Most Loved Cities
 
Top City in Africa and the Middle-East in Travel + Leisure's annual online poll
 
Table Mountain: One of the New7Wonders of Nature
 
Muizenberg: One of National Geographic's World's 20 Best Surf Towns
 
Tjing Tjing Bar: One of Conde Nast Traveler's 10 Hottest New Bars Around the World
 
Boulders Beach: One of TripAdvisor's 10 Truly Unique Beaches
 
Sahara Park Newlands: Cricketer magazine's second best stadium in the world
 

2011

TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Best Destination
 

2010

One of the World’s Top 20 Cities - Condé Naste Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards 
 
One of the World’s Top 25 Places to Visit – TripAdvisor 
 
One of the World's Most Beautiful Cities – Forbes.com 
 

2009

Best destination – Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Awards
 
One of the world’s top 10 party cities – Lonely Planet’s 1000 Ultimate Experiences
 
Second favourite overseas city – Guardian, UK
 
World's Number Two City – Travel+Leisure magazine 
 
World's Best Incentive Destination – Conference & Incentive Travel magazine 
 
World's Best Entertainment/Lifestyle Destination – Luxury Travel Awards
 
Best Tourism Investor City of the Year – AI Tourism Investor Awards
 

2008

3rd Best City In The Top 10 World Food Cities – Lonely Planet Blue List 
 
One Of The “Places Of A Lifetime” – National Geographic Traveler
 
One Of The World’s Most Sustainable Cities - Ethisphere Institute
 

2007

Boulder’s Beach: World’s Best Family Beach - UK Telegraph
 
#1 Uk Long Haul Destination – UK Trends And Spends Survey