Travel + Leisure Announces 2022 Best Awards in the World Revealing Top Cities, Islands, Hotels, Cruise Line, Airlines + More
Oaxaca, Mexico Named Best City in the World and Ischia, Italy Won for Best Island Overall
Charleston, South Carolina Top of the Best Cities List in the US, with New Orleans Top of No. 2 Spot and Santa Fe enters No. 3
The Best Resort Hotel in Continental US is at the Pickering House Inn Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
NEW YORK, July 12, 2022 / PRNewswire/ – Travel + Leisure announces top travel destinations and companies in the US and around the world, according to Best Awards in the World 2022 survey of readers. From cities, islands, national parks, and hotels to cruise lines, airlines, airports and more, the complete results of this 27th annual survey are now featured on TravelandLeisure.com/worlds-best and in the August issue of Travel + Leisure, on newsstands July 22.
The Best Hotel in the World is Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco in Montalcino, Italy. Grace Hotel, Auberge Resorts Collectionin Santorini, Greeceis ranked the second best hotel in the world, and Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi is the third best in hotels in the world.
Pickering House Inn sa Wolfeboro, New Hampshire is the Top Resort Hotel in the Continental US, followed by White Elephant Palm Beach sa Florida at Under Canvas Mount Rushmore sa Keystone, South Dakotaranked No. 2 and No. 3, respectively. The Lowell sa New York City is the Top City Hotel in the Continental US; the Top Island in the Continental US is Mackinac Island sa Michigan; and the Top US National Park is Yellowstone.
“As travel continues to progress and people seek new travel ideas and inspiration, I’m excited to share this incredible resource of our readers’ favorite places and companies, ”said the Travel + Leisure Editor in Chief Jacqui Gifford. “You’ll find destinations that bring and offer a unique sense of place – whether your focus is on reconnecting with nature or immersing yourself in local cultures. Congratulations to this year’s honorees for their excellence at hospitality and for creating unique experiences that appeal to all types of travelers. “
TRAVEL + LEISURE TOP 10 BEST CITIES IN THE WORLD 2022
1. Oaxaca, Mexico
2. San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
3. Ubud, Indonesia
4. Florence, Italy
5. Istanbul, Turkey
6. Mexico City, Mexico
7. Chiang Mai, Thailand
8. Jaipur, India
9. Osaka, Afternoon
10. Udaipur, India
TRAVEL + LEISURE TOP 10 US CITIES 2022
1. Charleston, South Carolina
2. New Orleans, Louisiana
3. Santa Fe, New Mexico
4. Savannah, Georgia
5. Honolulu, Hawaii
6. New York, New York
7. Chicago, Illinois
8. Alexandria, Virginia
9. San Antonio, Texas
10. Boston, Massachusetts
The Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards are a leading barometer of places and companies that attract some of the most enthusiastic and smart travelers there. In the 27 years that the World’s Best Awards readers ’survey has been published, Singapore Airlines is the only honored named No. 1 winner in its category – Best International Airline in the World – per year. For the first time, Hawaiian Airlines won for Best Domestic Airline, along with newcomer Breeze Airways enter No. 2 at JetBlue Airways third is the ranking.
Results in 2022 – featuring over 100 listings including Top 100 Hotels, Best Domestic Airlines, Best Islands in the World, Best Resort Hotels in HawaiiTop Hotels in Caribbean Resort, Best Hotels in ParisBest US National Parks, Best Domestic Airports, Best Mega-Ship Cruise Lines, and Best Safari Outfitters, among many others-are now posted on www.TravelandLeisure.com/worlds-best. There are also several new hotel listings in the region this year, such as Top Hotels in cities including Boston, Austin, Copenhagenat Madridamong others, as well as Top Resort Hotels in Montana etc.
TRAVEL + LEISURE WORLD’S BEST AWARDS 2022 OVERALL WINNER
BEST CITY IN THE WORLD: Oaxaca, Mexico
BEST HOTEL IN THE WORLD: Rosewood Castiglion del BoscoMontalcino, Italy
WORLD’S BEST HOTEL BRAND: Oberoi Hotels & Resorts
WORLD’S BEST ISLAND: Ischia, Italy
WORLD’S BEST MEGA-SHIP OCEAN CRUISE LINE: Celebrity Cruises
WORLD’S BEST LARGE-SHIP OCEAN CRUISE LINE: Disney Cruise Line
WORLD’S BEST MIDSIZE-SHIP OCEAN CRUISE LINE: Viking Cruises
WORLD’S BEST SMALL SHIP CRUISE CRUISE LINE: Paul Gauguin Cruises
WORLD’S BEST INTIMATE-SHIP OCEAN CRUISE LINE: Quasar Expeditions
WORLD’S BEST RIVER CRUISE LINE: Viking Cruises
WORLD’S BEST INTERNATIONAL AIRLINE: Singapore Airlines
WORLD’S BEST DOMESTIC AIRLINE: Hawaiian Airlines
BEST AIRPORT IN THE WORLD: Singapore Changi Airport
WORLD’S BEST DOMESTIC AIRPORT: Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport, Georgia
WORLD’S BEST SAFARI OUTFITTER: Travel Beyond
WORLD’S BEST TOUR OPERATOR: DuVine Cycling & Adventure Co.
BEST CAR RENTAL COMPANY IN THE WORLD: National Car Rental
WORLD’S BEST INTERNATIONAL DESTINATION SPA: Rancho La Puerta, Tecate, Mexico
WORLD’S BEST DOMESTIC DESTINATION SPA: The Ranch Malibu, California
BEST NATIONAL PARK IN THE WORLD: Yellowstone
Jacqui Gifford will host Toast & Post, a virtual celebration that will begin tomorrow at 3 pm ET on Instagram Live @TravelandLeisure to honor the winners of the World’s Best Awards 2022. Toast with this year’s honorees and post a photo using the hashtags #TLWorldsBest and #TLToast, and tag @TravelandLeisure tomorrow and in the coming weeks.
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For the complete survey procedure of the World’s Best Awards 2022, visit travelandleisure.com.
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