Friday, May 7, 2021


A destination known for world-class accommodations, unique off-site meeting spaces and white sandy beaches, the Naples, Marco Island, Everglades Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) has been awarded a 2017 Readers’ Choice Award by ConventionSouth, the national multimedia resource for planning events in the South. Since its creation in 2001, this is the fourth time that CVB has received the award.

“Whether planners seek the sophistication of museums, adventure of zoos and nature preserves, beauty of botanical gardens or excitement of sunset cruises, we’ve got something for them,” said Jack Wert, executive director of Naples, Marco Island, Everglades Convention and Visitors Bureau. “Our incredible venues, set against the beautiful backdrop of Southwest Florida, make our destination a premier location for meetings, and it’s great to hear that readers of ConventionSouth have noticed.”

A full list of winners can be found here: rcaawards/. • This accolade adds to a list of recent recognitions. In 2017, Naples/Marco

Island was also: • Ranked #11 “Happiest City in the U.S.” by National Geographic Explorer • Named the “Healthiest-Happiest” city in the U.S. in the Gallup-Healthways

Index • Named the “Best Beach Town To Live

In” by WalletHub • Ranked in the top 10 “Best Adventure

Travel Destination in the United States” by U.S. Tourism Quality Index

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