Sanibel Florida Named #1 Favorite Travel Destination By Arthur Frommer!




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Arthur Frommer's blog lists Sanibel Island Florida as #1 Favorite Travel Destination.

SANIBEL ISLAND, FLORIDA--January 19, 2012--Southwest Florida received a nice gift this holiday season, when travel author, publisher, consumer advocate and founder of the Frommer's travel guides and magazines, wrote about Sanibel Island Florida his December 28th morning blog post:

"To Do Some Long-Range Vacation Planning, I've Compiled a List of My 10 Favorite Travel Destinations. To me, the leisure enjoyed during the holiday season is a perfect time in which to plan future vacations. And so I've compiled a list of my own favorite destinations, of which there are 10." stated Arthur Frommer.

Frommer goes on to list his top 10 picks and provide specific details to why these top 10 make his favorites list! Here is the list, you can visit his blog post to view the reasons behind his choices.

  1. Sanibel Island, Florida, USA
  2. The Island of Bali, in Indonesia
  3. Paris, France
  4. St. John in the U. S. Virgin Islands
  5. Cairo, Egypt
  6. Bonaire, one of the "ABC" islands of the southern Caribbean
  7. Yachats, the Oregon Coast, USA
  8. Chiang Rai, Thailand
  9. New York City's Greenwich Village (and its Off-Broadway theaters), USA
  10. Kenya, Africa

Runners-up to Frommer's top 10 best include Copenhagen, St. Lucia in the Caribbean, Oxford, Mexico's San Miguel de Allende, and Rio.

Southwest Florida business owners and homeowners are excited about the attention. They hope that this endorsement from Frommers will help boost the local economy and property values, through increased tourism dollars being spent here. 

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