Travel + Leisure reveals results of 2017 World’s Best survey

July 11, 2017

Travel + Leisure has revealed the results of its 2017 World’s Best survey, as voted for by the magazine’s readers.

World’s Top Cities

1. San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

2. Charleston, South Carolina

3. Chiang Mai, Thailand

4. Kyoto, Japan

5. Florence, Italy

6. Oaxaca, Mexico

7. Hoi An, Vietnam

8. Cape Town, South Africa

9. Ubud, Indonesia

10. Luang Prabang, Laos

11. Santa Fe, New Mexico

12. Rome, Italy

13. Siem Reap, Cambodia

14. Udaipur, India

15. Barcelona, Spain

World’s Top Islands

1. Palawan, Philippines

2. Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

3. Boracay Island, Philippines

4. Galápagos Islands, Ecuador

5. Santorini, Greece

6. Maui, Hawaii

7. Kauai, Hawaii

8. Ischia, Italy

9. Hvar and the Dalmatian Islands, Croatia

10. Bali, Indonesia

World’s Best Hotels

1. Nihi Sumba Island (formerly Nihiwatu), Indonesia

2. The Brando, Tetiaroa, French Polynesia

3. Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch, Saratoga, Wyoming

4. Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, Matauri Bay, New Zealand

5. Gibb’s Farm, Karatu, Tanzania

6. Tswalu Kalahari, Tswalu Kalahari Reserve, South Africa

7. Triple Creek Ranch, Darby, Montana

8. Cavas Wine Lodge, Mendoza, Argentina

9. Inn at Willow Grove, Orange, Virginia

10. (tie) Rosewood CordeValle, San Martin, California

10. (tie) Zarafa Camp, Selinda Reserve, Botswana

Best International Airports

1. Singapore Changi (SIN)

2. Hamad International, Doha, Qatar (DOH)

3. Dubai International (DXB)

4. Incheon International, South Korea (ICN)

5. Hong Kong International (HKG)

6. Zurich, Switzerland (ZRH)

7. Haneda (Tokyo International) (HND)

8. Ben Gurion International, Tel Aviv (TLV)

9. Abu Dhabi International (AUH)

10. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)

Best Domestic Airports

1. Portland International, Oregon (PDX)

2. Indianapolis International (IND)

3. Tampa International, Florida (TPA)

4. John Wayne Airport, Orange County, California (SNA)

5. Austin-Bergstrom International, Texas (AUS)

6. Pittsburgh International, Pennsylvania (PIT)

7. Minneapolis – St. Paul International (MSP)

8. Savannah-Hilton Head International, Georgia (SAV)

9. Palm Beach International, Florida (PBI)

10. Dallas Love Field (DAL)

Top International Airlines

1. Singapore Airlines

2. Emirates

3. Qatar Airways

4. Cathay Pacific Airways

5. Japan Airlines (JAL)

6. Virgin Atlantic

7. Air New Zealand

8. Korean Air

9. All Nippon Airways (ANA)

10. Eva Air

Top Domestic Airlines

1. Virgin America

2. JetBlue Airways

3. Alaska Airlines

4. Hawaiian Airlines

5. Southwest Airlines

World’s Best Car Rental Agencies

1. National Car Rental

2. Enterprise Rent-A-Car

3. Hertz

4. Avis Car Rental

5. Alamo

Top Mega-ship Ocean Cruise Lines

1. Cunard

2. Disney Cruise Line

3. Princess Cruises

4. Celebrity Cruises

5. Holland America Line

6. Royal Caribbean International

7. Carnival Cruise Line

8. Norwegian Cruise Line

9. MSC Cruises

10. Costa Cruises

Top Large-ship Ocean Cruise Lines

1. Viking Cruises

2. Crystal Cruises

3. Regent Seven Seas Cruises

4. Cunard

5. Oceania Cruises

6. Azamara Club Cruises

7. Princess Cruises

8. Costa Cruises

9. Celebrity Cruises

10. Holland America Line

Top Midsized-ship Ocean Cruise Lines

1. Paul Gauguin Cruises

2. Seabourn

3. Windstar Cruises

4. Regent Seven Seas Cruises

5. Silversea

Top Small-ship Ocean Cruise Lines

1. Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises

2. Ecoventura

3. Australis

4. Lindblad Expeditions

5. SeaDream Yacht Club

Top River Cruise Lines

1. Crystal River Cruises

2. Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection

3. Viking Cruises

4. Aqua Expeditions

5. Tauck