Destination Directory

2014 Readers' Choice Winners

Every year, Groups Today surveys our readers and asks about their favorite places to stay, visit, and eat, along with their favorite suppliers to use. Below are the 2014 Readers' Choice Winners and Honorable Mentions. You can read more about them in the Nov/Dec issue of Groups Today.



DestinationHotel Restaurant Cruise Emerging Destination
Nashville, TN
Hilton Cracker Barrel Royal Caribbean Outer Banks, NC
New York City Hampton Inn Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Disney Charlotte, NC
Branson, MO Wyndham Buca di Beppo Norwegian Anchorage, AK
Washington, D.C. Gaylord Hotels Dave & Busters Carnival Sioux Falls, SD
Chicago, IL Days Inn Golden Corral Princess Alberta, Canada


Destination Attraction Shopping 
Chicago, IL Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Mall of America, MN
Branson, MO Sight & Sound Theatres Branson Branson Landing, MO
St. Loius, MO Cedar Point Macy's on State Street, IL
Cleveland, OH The Henry Ford Woodfield Shopping, IL
Indianapolis, IN Skydeck Easton Town Centre, OH
Hollywood Casino, MO
Grand Hotel, MI
Branson Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce & CVB
Grand Falls Casino Resort, IA Doubletree by Hilton Cleveland Downtown Lakeside, OH Explore St. Louis
Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort, MI Chicago's Essex Inn, IL Sioux Falls CVB
Greektown Casino-Resort, MI Kalahari Waterparks, Resorts, and Conventions, OH Experience Columbus
Blue Chip Casino Hotel Spa, IN Boyne Resorts, MI Elkhart County CVB


Destination Attraction Shopping 
Boston, MA
Broadway Macy's New York
Philadelphia, PA National September 11 Memorial & Museum King of Prussia Mall, PA
Gettysburg, PA Empire State Building Duty Free Americas
Baltimore, MD Newseum Destiny USA, NY
Mystic, CT Madame Tussauds Assembly Row, MA
Tropicana Casino & Resort
Doubletree Suites, Times Square, NY
NYC & Company
Foxwoods Resort Casino, NJ Embassy Row Hotels, Washington, D.C. Niagara USA
Resorts Casino, NJ Trapp Family Lodge, VT Destination DC
Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel, NY Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, MD Atlantic City CVA
Mohegan Sun, CT Midtown Hotel, MA Valley Forge CVB


Destination Attraction Shopping 
New Orleans, LA  Universal Studios Orlando
 Opry Mills, TN
Myrtle Beach, SC Grand Ole Opry Tanger Outlets
Gatlinburg, TN Biltmore Estate Concord Mills, NC
Kissimmee, FL  Medieval Times The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk, LA
Norfolk, VA Gatorland Fashion Center at Pentagon City, VA
Hard Rock Seminole Casino, FL
The Peabody Memphis, TN
 Myrtle Beach, SC
Harrah's Cherokee Casino, NC Hampton Inn & Suites Oceanfront, SC New Orleans CVB, LA
Harrah's New Orleans Casino, LA The Martha Washington Inn, VA Experience Kissimmee, FL
Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, MS Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel, TN Visit Tampa Bay, FL
Horseshoe Tunica Resort & Casino, MS  Greystone Lodge at Ripley's Aquarium, TN Visit Abingdon, VA


Destination Attraction Shopping 
Dallas, TX
Grand Canyon
Grapevine Mills, TX
Oregon Disneyland Resort The Grove, CA
Anaheim, CA Glacier National Park West Edmonton Mall, Alberta
Santa Fe, NM Universal Studios The Outlets at Tejon Ranch, CA
Wyoming Space Needle Westfield San Francisco Centre, CA
Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas Hilton Grand Vacation Suites on Las Vegas Strip, NV
Travel Oregon
Tulalip Resort Casino, WA Gaylord Texan, TX Sacramento CVB, CA
Stratosphere Casino, NV Embassy Suites Anaheim, CA Snohomish County Tourism Bureau, WA
Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment, AZ Red Lion Hotels Explore Edmonton, Alberta
Mountain Gods Resort & Casino, NM Best Western Stovall's Inn, CA Tempe Tourism Office, AZ



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