NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Meredith Corporation's (NYSE: MDP, http://www.meredith.com/) Travel + Leisure today announced the 50 Best Places to Travel in 2020, the annual list of the most anticipated places to visit in the year ahead, according to the editors of Travel + Leisure. Now available on TravelandLeisure.com, this year's global list includes seven destinations across the United States.
"Travel + Leisure's annual list of Best Places to Travel is the ultimate resource for singling out the go-to vacation spots for the new year," said Jacqui Gifford, Editor in Chief of Travel + Leisure. "Whether you're exploring new locations or seeing your favorite places in a new light, the destinations on our list are some of the most compelling across the globe right now. Each of this year's picks offers fresh reasons to visit in 2020, from hotel openings and intriguing new adventures to innovative culinary scenes and enhancements in transportation that make them more accessible than before. This list is a welcome reminder of all the things that inspire us to travel in the first place."
To narrow each year's list to just 50 places, Travel + Leisure's editors pool their up-to-the-minute industry knowledge and consult trusted travel experts, from writers around the globe to the brand's A-list travel advisors. The editors identify the places that are at the forefront of the global conversation and also consider perennial favorites that are reinventing themselves in exciting ways.
ASIA Beijing, China Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Kyoto, Japan Singapore Songyang County, China Sri Lanka Rajasthan, India Taiwan's Mountains
AUSTRALIA & OCEANIA Brisbane, Australia North Island, New Zealand Tasmania
EUROPE Austria The Douro River, Portugal Klitmøller, Denmark Lille, France Manchester, U.K. North Macedonia Paros, Greece Rijeka, Croatia Rome's EUR District Tbilisi, Georgia
MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Botswana Caesarea, Israel Doha, Qatar Dubai Durban, South Africa Istanbul Malawi Rwanda
NORTH AMERICA & CARIBBEAN Asheville, North Carolina Baja Sur'sEast Cape, Mexico Barbados Big Island, Hawaii Boston California's Central Coast Maine Dominica Jalisco, Mexico New Brunswick, Canada Oklahoma City St. Bart's The Great Lakes Turks & Caicos
SOUTH & CENTRAL AMERICA Arequipa, Peru Chilean Lakes District Costa Rica Guyana Maldonado Department, Uruguay Quito, Ecuador
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