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T.F. GREEN AIRPORT RECOGNIZED WITH CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER’S 2020 READERS’ CHOICE AWARD AS “4TH BEST AIRPORT IN THE U.S.”

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WARWICK, RI – Tuesday, October 13, 2020 – Condé Nast Traveler last week announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards with T.F. Green Airport recognized as “4th Best Airport in the United States.  More than 715,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted an incredible number of responses rating their travel experiences across the globe. Earlier this year T.F. Green Airport was also named one of USA Today’s “Readers’ Choice Best Small Airports” for 2020 as well as “Top Five” in Travel + Leisure’s “World’s Best 2020” Awards for Top Domestic Airports. 

“The results of this year’s survey, conducted at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, are a testament to the lasting power of a meaningful travel experience,” said Jesse Ashlock, U.S. Editor of Condé Nast Traveler. “The winners represent the best of the best for our audience and offer plenty of trip-planning inspiration for all the adventures we can’t wait to have next.”

The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry. The full list of winners can be found here.

“We are truly thankful for the pride and support of Rhode Islanders and all who travel through T.F. Green Airport have provided in helping us achieve this recognition,” said Iftikhar Ahmad, President and CEO of the Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC).  “This honor brings significant national recognition to T.F. Green Airport and provides a helpful boost to Rhode Island’s travel and tourism industry as the state and nation continue our recovery.”

T. F. Green Airport (PVD), located just outside Providence, Rhode Island, is considered a convenient and low-cost international gateway to New England, Well known for ease of traveler access, affordable parking and short lines, T.F. Green Airport attracts passengers from nearby Massachusetts and eastern Connecticut.

“This is a tremendous honor for Rhode Island as well as T.F. Green Airport,” said RIAC Board Chair Jonathan Savage.  “T.F. Green Airport has been striving to be the ‘best’ airport in all respects, working to keep all travelers safe, while providing easy access to the highest caliber airport service.” 

In recognizing T.F. Green Airport as one of the “best airports” in the nation, Condé Nast Traveler noted, “T.F. Green Airport gets kudos from fliers as a “great little airport,” that’s easy to reach and to navigate: More than two-thirds of New England’s population live within a 75-minute drive of the airfield. Long favored by budget carriers as a less expensive alternative to Boston’s Logan, the airport has been growing steadily in recent years and is well-positioned to benefit from a resurgence in domestic air travel.”

The 2020 Readers' Choice Awards are published on Condé Nast Traveler's website at www.cntraveler.com/rca and celebrated in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler US and UK print editions.

About Condé Nast Traveler: Condé Nast Traveler is the world’s most distinguished travel title providing inspiration and advice for discerning travelers. Authoritative and influential, Condé Nast Traveler is a

multi-platform, transatlantic brand. Publishing US and UK print editions under Editor-in-Chief Melinda Stevens, Condé Nast Traveler offers award-winning expertise in luxury travel from around the world. For more, visit www.cntraveler.com. For press inquiries, please contact: awards@condenasttraveler.com.

About T.F. Green Airport: A convenient and low-cost international gateway to New England, T.F. Green Airport (PVD) has a large catchment area with 7.5 million residents within 90 minutes of the airport. It attracts passengers from nearby Massachusetts and eastern Connecticut. PVD is located just outside of Providence, Rhode Island. Well known for ease of traveler access, affordable parking and short lines, T.F. Green Airport was named as one of USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Best Small Airports” for 2020 as well as “Top Five” in Travel + Leisure’s “World’s Best 2020” Awards for Top Domestic Airports.  T.F. Green was most recently named 4th “Best Airport” in the U.S. in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards.