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Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail - Inman Park - © 2021, Gene Phillips, Courtesy of ACVB & AtlantaPhotos.com

2021 was a banner year for the city of Atlanta with recognitions as one of the best destinations in the world for travelers as well as a top city for conventions and events.

·      Lonely Planet included Atlanta as the only U.S. city in the travel brand's Best in Travel list for 2022.

·      Atlanta has been named to National Geographic's prestigious Best of the World 2022 list, recognized for history and cultural offerings to visitors.

·      Northstar Meetings Group crowned Atlanta as No. 1 on the Best Destinations for Large Events list, noting the city's accessibility along with the walkable convention and entertainment district.

·      Booking.com's Top Trending Destinations for 2022 list included Atlanta as the No. 1 location travelers look to explore next year.

·      With Atlanta BeltLine continuing to transform the city's outdoor spaces, Outside magazine gave Atlanta the No. 1 spot on the annual list of Most Livable Towns and Cities in America.

·      Atlanta landed the No. 2 spot on SmartAsset's ranking of Best Cities for Conferences with its large number of hotels, affordable room rates, variety of dining options and accessibility to the airport.

·      In addition to these destination accolades, Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau received awards including a Platinum Hermes Creative Award in the integrated marketing category for the Atlanta's Food Story campaign while DiscoverAtlanta.com was given an eTourism Summit eTSY Award for best website and a Silver HSMAI Adrian Award in the website category.

About Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau 

Established in 1913, Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB) is the official destination marketing organization for the city and serves to favorably impact Atlanta's economy through conventions and tourism. Visit  discoveratlanta.com  and @discoveratlanta on social media for more information. 


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