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, Top 10 Wine Destinations
Cape Town Tourism for, 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, 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


TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Best Destination


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 – 


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


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


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