NEW YORK, June 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Jetsetter.com, the world's go-to brand for travelers with discerning taste, today announced the winners of its annual 2016 Best of the Best hotel awards. This year's awards include 20 "Best" categories ranging from Over-the-Top Luxury and Best-Looking Guests to All-Inclusive and Nightlife. Each category includes a winner and one runner-up.
Senior Editor Clara Sedlak notes, "Our annual Best of the Best awards highlight the top properties around the world, from big city sleeps to boutique stays in remote locations. Narrowing down this year's list wasn't easy—we evaluated hundreds of hotel submissions from our global correspondents and after hours of deliberation, we selected these 20 outstanding properties."
- Best Big City Sleep: Cotton House Hotel, Autograph Collection, Barcelona
- Best Style Steal: The Hoxton, Amsterdam
- Best Boutique: G-Rough, Rome, Italy
- Best for Romance: Barbuda Belle Luxury Beach Hotel, Barbuda
- Best Design: Brown Beach House, Tel Aviv
- Best on the Beach: Zemi Beach House Resort & Spa, Anguilla
- Best All-Inclusive: The BodyHoliday, St. Lucia
- Best Over-the-Top Luxury: Faena Hotel, Miami Beach
- Best Looking Guests: Soho House Istanbul, Istanbul
- Best Nightlife: The Miami Beach EDITION, Miami
- Best Pool Scene: L'Horizon Hotel and Spa, Palm Springs
- Best Comeback: Ritz, Paris
- Best Safari-Lodge: Singita Ebony Lodge, Kruger Park, South Africa
- Best Business-Meets-Pleasure: The Knickerbocker, New York City
- Best for Communing with Nature: Pumphouse Point, Lake St. Clair, Tasmania
- Best for Wellness: The Gainsborough Bath Spa, Bath, England
- Best Far-Flung Escape: Six Senses Ninh Van Bay, Vietnam
- Best Grounds: Ashford Castle, Ireland
- Best For Families: Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Hawaii
- Audience Favorite: Blue Diamond, Riviera Maya
See the full list here.
Behind the Awards
The editorial team sent categories to more than 200 travel correspondents globally, then compiled their suggestions along with the Jetsetter team's. The Jetsetter Best of the Best hotel awards represent hotels that truly encapsulate the outstanding experiences members have come to expect from properties on Jetsetter. Editor Sedlak commented, "Our annual awards are a way for us to celebrate those properties around the world that go above and beyond. At Jetsetter we understand that travel choices are personal. The award categories reflect the variety of things our audience value in a hotel, from style and design to service, food and amenities."
Jetsetter.com provides great hotel deals, in-the-know destination guides and useful travel tips to its more than 33 million members. From hotels to insightful stories to trip planning, Jetsetter is designed to match discerning travelers with their ideal travel experience. Each property featured is hand-selected by a team of curators and by Jetsetter's global network of correspondents. Jetsetters can browse limited-time sales of up to 40% off, peruse the Jetsetter permanent collection of more than 6,500 hotels and resorts or find travel ideas and inspiration in the newly redesigned Magazine. Jetsetter app available in the Apple App Store. For more information, visit http://www.jetsetter.com.
TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site*, enabling travelers to plan and book the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers advice from millions of travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools that check hundreds of websites to find the best hotel prices. TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, reaching 340 million unique monthly visitors**, and 350 million reviews and opinions covering 6.5 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions. The sites operate in 48 markets worldwide.
TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP), through its subsidiaries, manages and operates websites under 24 other travel media brands:
www.airfarewatchdog.com, www.bookingbuddy.com, www.cruisecritic.com, www.everytrail.com, www.familyvacationcritic.com, www.flipkey.com, www.thefork.com (including www.lafourchette.com, www.eltenedor.com, www.iens.nl, www.besttables.com and www.dimmi.com.au), www.gateguru.com, www.holidaylettings.co.uk, www.holidaywatchdog.com, www.housetrip.com, www.independenttraveler.com, www.jetsetter.com, www.niumba.com, www.onetime.com, www.oyster.com, www.seatguru.com, www.smartertravel.com, www.tingo.com, www.travelpod.com, www.tripbod.com, www.vacationhomerentals.com, www.viator.com, and www.virtualtourist.com.
*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, February 2016
**Source: TripAdvisor log files, Q1 2016
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