Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the state of Qatar, is one of the fastest-growing airlines operating one of the youngest fleets in the world. Now in its 19th year of operations, Qatar Airways has a modern fleet of 184 aircraft flying to more than 150 key business and leisure destinations across six continents.
Qatar Airways has rapidly expanded its U.S. network in 2016, launching new routes from the major hubs of Los Angeles (LAX), Boston (BOS) and Atlanta (ATL). Qatar Airways increased its service to double daily flights from New York (JFK) and continues to operate daily flights from Chicago (ORD), Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW), Houston (IAH), Miami (MIA), Washington, D.C (IAD) and Philadelphia (PHL).
Qatar Airways is proud to be the global launch customer of the Airbus 350 and the first airline to operate this state-of-the-art aircraft from the United States. Flights from Philadelphia, New York (morning flight only) and Boston offers travelers wider seats, up to 3,000 on-demand entertainment options and an advanced cabin filtration system designed to reduce jetlag so everybody arrives refreshed and rejuvenated.
Voted “The World’s Best Business Class 2016” by Skytrax World Airline Awards, business class onboard Qatar Airways is a luxury experience. Travelers customize each element of the flight to better suit individual preferences. Our award-winning cabin crew provides world-class hospitality to match celebrity-designed meals on demand, hand-picked wines, personal device charging, designer amenities and access to premium lounges.
Hamad International Airport in Doha covers more than 400,000 square feet of fashionable shopping and global dining options upon arrival along with 12 premium lounges and a spa and wellness center. The airport has been designed with customer experience which is evident in the 137 extra-wide check-in aisles, the high-speed security clearance and the abundance of service desks. Onward flight connections at the airport are seamless and easy.
Qatar Airways, Going Places Together.
Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts invites travelers to celebrate the holidays at any of its properties in Riviera Maya, Mexico. There is no time like the present for you to experience a stay at one of these luxury resorts.
IHG® Hotels & Resorts certainly has a lot to celebrate, starting with an incredible growth story. Over the past five years, IHG has acquired or launched six new brands: Six Senses® Hotels Resorts Spas, Regent® Hotels & Resorts, Vignette™ Collection, voco™ hotels, avid® hotels and Atwell Suites™. Most recently, IHG reached an important milestone with its 6,000th open hotel. The company looks to further expand its portfolio by 30 percent with 1,800 hotels in the development pipeline, with significant focus on growth in the luxury segment where IHG is positioned as one of the top two hotel chains.
After a two-year hiatus from in-person sporting and outdoor recreation events, the seaside, car-free town of Las Catalinas in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, recently announced the return of the annual Tri Las Catalinas, an off-road, multisport triathlon, Feb. 15–18.
ISN’T IT TIME? It's time to treat yourself to the vacation you deserve, and Celebrity Cruises® offers the perfect escapes. With an award-winning fleet of ships that sail to more than 300 destinations around the world, Celebrity will take you almost anywhere you want to go in style. Enjoy stunning staterooms and suites, culinary experiences imagined by Michelin-starred chefs and intuitive service. Celebrity makes sure your vacation is effortless from the start, which is why drinks, WiFi and tips are Always IncludedSM on every sailing.
Plan a célébration spéciale this holiday season with a stay at a historic French chateau in the Loire Valley. If pipers piping and dancers dancing are part of your dream holiday experience, set your compass for Château de Chambord, where 100 twinkling Christmas trees set a festive tone for Renaissance music and dancing, storytelling, performances, workshops, themed activities and more. Guests can sip mulled wine and nibble on sweet indulgences, or peruse the shops for authentic, artisanal Chambord products crafted from the estate’s own natural resources.
For the 12th consecutive year, Global Traveler recognizes the best of the best in the industry, naming 2022’s Airline of the Year and Hotel of the Year.
Considering an autumnal adventure or Thanksgiving trip this year? Well, with walkable cities, cozy pubs and lots of seasonal festivals, the island of Ireland is calling. And if you need more reasons to Press the Green Button and go, take a look and see what awaits you on the Emerald Isle …
What a year 2022 has been for travel! It’s not an understatement to say travel rebounded and surged following the pandemic, and airlines, hotels, travel providers and more are ready and waiting to serve the masses returning to the beautiful art of traveling. As such, we celebrate and award those who do it best as we announce the 2022 winners of the GT Tested Reader Survey awards, our 19th year honoring the best of the best in the world of travel. Our countdown to year No. 20 begins now.