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    Praise and Recognition for Saratoga Springs, New York

    For decades the city was a summer hotspot because of “health, history and horses,” a mantra developed in recognition of world-renowned natural springs and premier thoroughbred racing, but today it stands as a year-round tourist destination of international acclaim. The evolution took time, local investment and a commitment to building a strong base of attractions. Now Saratoga Springs is a city with something for all seasons. Its diversity has received numerous accolades, including recognition for being a great winter city, a community for young people and home to an amazing main street.

    Saratoga continues to grow as a year round global destination for meetings & conferences. The emergence of the region as the global hub for semiconductor innovation and manufacturing has created a surge in tech-related conference business. Saratoga continues to thrive as a “City in the Country”.

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    2017
    -10 Spa Getaways to Melt Away Your Winter Chills, I LOVE NY
    -20 Best Girlfriend Getaways You can Take Without a Passport, TripAdvisor

    2016
     – Meeting and Conventions Magazine Gold Service Award, Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau
    – 50 best small cities and towns in America (#11), American City & Country
    – Best small city to live in New York ( #11/1268), WalletHub
    – Best Mom & Pop Restaurants in US (Country Corner Café), Food Network
    – Best Main Street Winners: 2016 USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Awards (#7)
    – 7 Favorite Upstate New York Getaways for Families (Central New York), Mommy Poppins
    – Lucky Enough in Saratoga Springs, Article in AAA World Magazine

    2015
    – Successful Meetings Pinnacle Award for one of the best Convention & Visitors Bureau’s in the Northeast US
    – Meetings & Conventions Magazine Gold Service Award, Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau
    – Saratoga Performing Arts Center named #1 outdoor music venue in the nation by USA Today and 10 Best readers’ poll

    2014
    – Successful Meetings Pinnacle Award for one of the best Convention & Visitors Bureau’s in the Northeast US
    – HSMAI’s Adrian Award for 2014 Saratoga Chowderfest event

    2013
    – Chowderfest wins the American Marketing Association/NY Capital Region Chapter’s People’s Choice Award
    – Nerd Wallet’s list of “Best Cities in New York for Young Families”
    – Boston Globe article: “Saratoga Springs, N.Y., a perennial favorite”
    – Third best Irish pub in the world according to Ireland of the Welcomes magazine readers

    2012
    – ABC’s list of 10 best “4th of July Small-Town Celebrations”
    – CNN’s list of “Five hideaways that aren’t the Hamptons”
    – Travel and Leisure magazine’s list of “America’s Greatest Main Streets”
    – The New York City Ballet at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center was part of
    – Vogue’s “30 Days of Summer” feature

    2011
    – Livability.com’s list of “Top 10 Winter Cities”
    – A trip to Saratoga Springs was featured on “The Price is Right”
    – Ranked one of the healthiest counties in New York State
    – Featured in Huffington Post article: “Saratoga Springs: Mineral Baths, Museums and Homemade Potato Chips”
    – Featured in NBC New York piece: “Forget the Beach: The Real Action is in Saratoga”