NEW YORK, NY – Seventy-nine properties, including Bardessono Hotel, Yountville, California; The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada; Proximity Hotel, Greensboro, North Carolina; W Retreat & Spa, Vieques, Puerto Rico; Ca’ Sagredo Hotel, Venice, Italy; and Nam Hai, Hoi An, Vietnam, are making their debut on the annual T+L 500 list of best hotels in the world this year.
The 2013 T+L 500 guide, featured in the January issue of Travel + Leisure®, on newsstands December 21, and on www.travelandleisure.com/ now, is a compendium of the highest-ranking hotels and resorts worldwide, based on data collected in the Travel + Leisure 2012 World’s Best Awards readers’ survey.
The eleventh annual T+L 500 list includes 83 Hall of Fame hotels that have been on the T+L 500 for 10 consecutive years. The list also highlights properties that readers ranked high in specific areas, such as food, romance, and location. And, the editors spotlight the best wine-country escapes in Europe, among other categories.
Follow the 2013 T+L 500 conversation on Twitter with #TL500, and catch up with T+L 500 editor Sarah Spagnolo during a one-hour chat on January 9 at 6 pm EST at faceboook.com/travelandleisure. You can also follow Travel + Leisure on Instagram to see behind-the-scenes photos shot by T+L editors and photographers.
To vote in the Travel + Leisure 2013 World’s Best Awards readers’ survey visit www.tlworldsbest.com.
The Top 2013 T+L 500 Hotels in Select Regions/Categories
Top Hotel in the US
Triple Creek Ranch, Darby, Montana
Top US Lakefront Hotel
Tu Tu’ Tun Lodge, Gold Beach, Oregon
Top Hotel for Location in the US
Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur, California
Top Hotel for Food in the US
Inn at Little Washington, Washington, Virginia
Top Hotel in Hawaii
Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Big Island
Top Hotel for Location in Hawaii Halekulani, Oahu
Top Hotel in Canada Auberge Saint-Antoine, Quebec City
Top Hotel in the Caribbean, Bermuda,
The Reefs, Bermuda and the Bahamas
Top Hotel for Location in the Caribbean
Ocean Club Resorts, Turks and Caicos
Top Hotel in Europe
Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus, Turkey
Top Hotel for Location in Europe
Villa d’Este, Lake Como, Italy
Top Hotel for Romance in Europe
Hotel Caruso, Ravello, Italy
Top Hotel for Food in Europe
L’Oustau de Baumanière & Spa, Les Baux-de-Provence, France
Top Island Hotel in Europe
Katikies Hotel, Santorini, Greece
Top Hotel in Asia Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur, India
Top Skyscraper Hotel Peninsula Bangkok, Thailand
Top Island Hotel in Asia Discovery Shores, Boracay, Philippines
Top Hotel in Africa and the Middle East (and Overall) Singita Grumeti, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Top Adventure Lodge in Central and South America Hotel Salto Chico/Explora Patagonia, Chile
Top Hotel in Mexico
Live Aqua, Cancun
Top Hotel for Food in Mexico La Casa Que Canta, Zihuatanejo
Top Hotel in Australia, New Zealand, and South Pacific Southern Ocean Lodge, Kangaroo Island, Australia