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O’Hare Earns Plaudits from Travel Magazine’s Readers

O’Hare International Airport was named “Favorite Airport in North America” for the second consecutive year by Global Traveler Magazine’s Trazee Awards. 

The North Side airport was also honored with Trazee Awards for “Favorite Airport Shopping,” and “Favorite Airport Dining” for the second consecutive year. On the city’s South Side, Midway International Airport brought home the “Best Family-Friendly Domestic Airport” award. 

“On behalf of Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, we are honored that O’Hare and Midway International Airports were once again recognized by Global Traveler’s readers,” said Jamie L. Rhee, Chicago Department of Aviation Commissioner. “At both O’Hare and Midway, we are improving the traveler experience everyday with world-class dining, shopping, passenger amenities and family-friendly facilities.”

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic’s substantial impact on the travel industry, Chicago’s airports proved resilient, and the number of domestic destinations served from Chicago is now at the same level as it was pre-COVID. 


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Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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