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Southern Hospitality Cities - 2014

where groups can find quintessential Southern Charm

The editors of ConventionSouth magazine have officially announced their Hot Picks for the 2014 “Southern Hospitality Cities.” The list is comprised of one city from each state in the South (16 states total) and cities were selected by editors based on in-depth research that focused on the following categories:
• Attractive, Clean & Safe Tourism Areas, Community Pride
• Historical Tourism Areas & Attractions
• High Service Standards, Politeness, Welcoming Atmosphere
• Unique Yet Authentic Attractions, Restaurants, Shopping
• Helpful Visitors Bureau That's Group Minded 

It is with great honor to recognize the following as one of 16 "Southern Hospitality Cities:"

2014 Southern Hospitality Cities
Amarillo, Texas
Dalton, Georgia

Gaithersburg, Maryland

Greensboro, North Carolina
Hampton, Virginia  
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Hilton Head, South Carolina
Huntsville, Alabama
Knoxville, Tennessee
Lafayette, Louisiana
Lexington, Kentucky
Norman, Oklahoma
Pine Bluff, Arkansas
St. Augustine, Florida
Springfield, Missouri 
Summersville, West Virginia    

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