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Conde Nast Traveler Announces Readers’ Choice Awards Nominees

Voting Open Now Through June 30, 2020

Trenton, N.J., April 14, 2020: Leading travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler has announced the nominees for its annual Readers’ Choice Awards, with a strong showing of New Jersey state destinations and sites on the ballot in the categories of Best Airport, Best Cities, Best Beaches, Best Restaurants and Best Hotels. This preeminent annual award is the world’s longest-running travel awards survey and celebrates the best in travel today. The full listing of New Jersey’s nominees is included below.

Winners are selected entirely by readers, and the deadline to vote is June 30, 2020. Winners are announced online in mid-October and will appear in the November print issue. To vote, participants can visit Condé Nast Traveler and select the nominees from the categories listed below. Each registered email address is eligible to vote one time.

“From our beaches to our restaurants and hotels, we are excited to have a strong showing of New Jersey on this year’s ballots,” said New Jersey Division of Travel and Tourism Executive Director Jeffrey Vasser.

“During these unprecedented times, this is an excellent opportunity for us to come together and help support the local travel and hospitality industry when they need it most. The market may be competitive when travel resumes, and recognition from these prestigious awards will only increase New Jersey’s tourism visibility to prospective travelers.”

New Jersey’s full list of nominees for the 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards is as follows:

Category: “Airports”

  • Newark Liberty International Airport

Category: “Cities”

  • Atlantic City, New Jersey
  • Newark, New Jersey

Category: “Beaches”

  • Asbury Park Beach, New Jersey
  • Belmar Beach, New Jersey
  • Sandy Hook, New Jersey

Category: “Restaurants, Bars, & Beach Clubs”

  • D’Floret, Lambertville, NJ
  • Liberty Hall Pizza, Lambertville, NJ
  • The Boat House, Lambertville, NJ
  • Category: “Hotels & Resorts”
  • Bally’s Atlantic City, Atlantic City, NJ
  • Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, Atlantic City, NJ
  • Bungalow Hotel, Long Branch, NJ
  • Caesars Atlantic City, Atlantic City, NJ
  • Caribbean Motel, Wildwood Crest, NJ
  • Colonial Inn at Historic Smithville, Smithville, NJ
  • Congress Hall, Cape May, NJ
  • Dolce Basking Ridge, Basking Ridge, NJ
  • Dolce Palisades, Palisades, NJ
  • Element Ewing Princeton, Ewing, NJ
  • Glen Cove Mansion Hotel, Long Island, NJ
  • Golden Nugget Atlantic City, Atlantic City, NJ
  • Grand Cascades Lodge, Crystal Springs Resort, NJ
  • Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, NJ
  • Harrah’s Atlantic City, Atlantic City, NJ
  • Hilton Newark Airport, Newark, NJ
  • Hilton Newark Penn Station, Newark, NJ
  • Hilton Short Hill, Short Hills, NJ
  • Hotel Icona, Wildwood Crest, NJ
  • Hotel Indigo Newark Downtown, Newark, NJ
  • Hyatt Morristown at Headquarters Plaza, Morristown, NJ
  • Hyatt Regency Jersey City on the Hudson, Jersey City, NJ
  • Hyatt Regency New Brunswick, New Brunswick, NJ
  • Hyatt Regency Princeton, Princeton, NJ
  • Lambertville Station Restaurant and Inn, NJ
  • Minerals Hotel & Spa, Crystal Springs Resort, NJ
  • Nassau Inn, Princeton, NJ
  • Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott, Newark, NJ
  • Oyster Point Hotel, Red Bank, NJ
  • Peacock Inn, Princeton, NJ
  • Sandpiper Beach Club, Cape May, NJ
  • Seaview, A Dolce Hotel, Absecon, NJ
  • Sheraton Lincoln Harbor Hotel, Weehawken, NJ
  • Southern Mansion, Cape May, NJ
  • The Asbury Hotel, Asbury Park, NJ
  • The Chalfonte House, Cape May, NJ
  • The Chelsea, Atlantic City, NJ
  • The Heldrich, New Brunswick, NJ
  • The Ocean Club Hotel, Cape May, NJ
  • The Reeds at Shelter Haven, Stone Harbor, NJ
  • The Virginia Hotel, Cape May, NJ
  • The Water Club at Borgata, Atlantic City, NJ
  • W Hoboken, Hoboken, NJ
  • Westin Jersey City Newport, Jersey City, NJ

About New Jersey
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