The crème de la crème in world travel

The annual world’s best travel destination list has recently been released in Travel + Leisure highlighting the top destinations, island’s, airports and airlines. Who gets your vote?

Best cities
From Florence to Jerusalem - each of these cities is a delight to explore.

  1. Kyoto, Japan
  2. Charleston, South Carolina
  3. Siem Reap, Cambodia
  4. Florence, Italy
  5. Rome, Italy
  6. Bangkok, Thailand
  7. Kraków, Poland
  8. Barcelona, Spain
  9. Cape Town, South Africa
  10. Jerusalem, Israel

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Best islands
Feel like an island escape? Choose from this top ten!

  1. Galápagos Islands, Ecuador 
  2. Bali, Indonesia 
  3. Maldives 
  4. Tasmania, Australia 
  5. Santorini, Greece 
  6. Moorea, French Polynesia 
  7. Maui, Hawaii 
  8. Kauai, Hawaii 
  9. Great Barrier Reef, Australia 
  10. Malta

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Best hotels
Is there anything better than indulging in a luxurious hotel stay? Put a night or two at these fantastic hotels on your bucket list!

Australian hotels who cracked the top 100 list were:

  1. Four Seasons Hotel, Sydney
  2. The Langham, Melbourne
  3. Park Hyatt, Sydney  
  4. Intercontinental, Sydney; Sydney Harbour
  5. Marriott Hotel at Circular Quay 

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International hotels who cracked the top 10 list were:

  1. The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur, India 
  2. Hotel Castello di Casole, Casole d'Elsa, Italy 
  3. Ashford Castle, County Mayo, Ireland 
  4. Triple Creek Ranch, Darby, Montana  
  5. The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur, India
  6. Four Seasons Hotel, Istanbul at Sultanahmet, Turkey 
  7. Singita Sabi Sand, Kruger National Park Area, South Africa 
  8. Farmhouse Inn, Forestville, California
  9. The Peninsula, Shanghai, China
  10. Sunset Key Guest Cottages, Key West, Florida 

Best international airlines
Choosing a favourite airline is sure to create an instant debate with everyone defending their favourite. Who gets your vote for best airline?

  1. Singapore Airlines
  2. Emirates
  3. Qatar Airways
  4. Cathay Pacific Airways
  5. Air New Zealand
  6. Virgin Atlantic Airways
  7. Thai Airways International
  8. Korean Air
  9. All Nippon Airways (ANA)
  10. Qantas Airways

World's Best Airports
Forget the basics such as shower facilities, wifi and ‘snooze’ lounges. Singapore’s Changi Airport is worth scheduling a few hours stopover to have time to explore. Start with the nature trial including a spectacular rooftop garden, then explore the entertainment deck with free movies available 24/7, free Xbox360 to Kinect stations. There is even a Balinese-themed rooftop pool and jacuzzi! 

  1. Singapore Changi Airport 
  2. Hong Kong International Airport 
  3. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
  4. Zurich Airport
  5. Munich Airport

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What are you favourite airports, airlines, island or cities? Join our conversation below…