Global Traveler, the only monthly magazine for business and leisure luxury travelers, announces the winners of its fourth annual Leisure Lifestyle Awards. The winners will be feted at a cocktail reception tonight, May 19, 2016, on the rooftop of Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills. Global Traveler’s elite Globility Board and the highly experienced magazine staff made nominations in each category. Global Traveler’s Globility Board consists of well-traveled subscribers who act as a direct link between the magazine and our readers. From these nominations, Global Traveler’s esteemed Advisory Board selected the final winners. The Advisory Board is comprised of well-traveled executives across a broad range of industries. The awards are announced in Global Traveler’s fourth annual Leisure Lifestyle Edition, available now. The issue also includes articles on heritage travel, airline vacation companies, hotel collections, LGBT tours and solo travel. For the third year, Global Traveler named Special Achievement Awards. For their Hello Kitty-themed airplanes, EVA Air was recognized for Outstanding Customized Service. Airbus’ eco-efficiency and environmentally friendly strides earned them the Outstanding Environmental Initiatives recognition. The Outstanding Innovations honor went to Royal Caribbean International’s unique Robotic Bartender. Air Canada received the Outstanding Social Awareness accolade for the 2012 creation of its Air Canada Foundation. A complete list of winners is as follows: Best Beaches Turks and Caicos Best Caribbean Island US Virgin Islands Best Island in Europe Santorini Best Island Pacific Rim Cook Islands Best Adventure Travel Destination India Best Historical Attractions Spain Best Shopping in the World The Dubai Mall Best Small-Ship Cruise Line Paul Gauguin Cruises Best Large-Ship Cruise Line Cunard Line Best Cruise Line Entertainment Royal Caribbean International Best Cruise Line Dining Azamara Club Cruises Best Luxury Cruise Line Silversea Cruises Best Adventure Cruise Line Lindblad Expeditions Best Family Cruise Line Celebrity Cruises Best River Cruise Line Viking River Cruises Best Cruise Line Suites The Haven by Norwegian Best Cruise Ship Excursions Princess Cruises Best Cruise Line Rewards Program Mariner Society, Holland America Line Best Luxury Leisure Hotel Group in the World Meliá Hotels International Best Hotel Chain Resorts Westin Hotels & Resorts Best Pet-Friendly Hotel Loews Hotels & Resorts Best Leisure Lifestyle Hotel Group in the World Vida Hotels and Resorts Best Family Resort Chain in the World Wyndham Hotels and Resorts Best Family Resort in North America Mohonk Mountain House Best Family Resort in the Gulf Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai Best Hotel Restaurant Al Mahara at Burj Al Arab Jumeirah Best Leisure Airline Hawaiian Airlines Best Premium-Economy Class China Airlines Best Pet-Friendly Airline United Airlines Best Luxury Tour Company Abercrombie & Kent Best Luxury Train The Royal Canadian Pacific Best Car Rental for Leisure Hertz Best Luxury Vehicle Cadillac Favorite Luxury Fashion Brand Louis Vuitton Favorite Luxury Watch Brand TAG Heuer Favorite Luxury Jewelry Brand Tiffany & Co. Outstanding Customized Services EVA Air Outstanding Environmental Initiatives Airbus Outstanding Innovations Royal Caribbean International Outstanding Social Awareness Air Canada For more information about Global Traveler, visit globaltravelerusa.com. About Global Traveler Global Traveler, the only AAM-audited U.S.-based magazine for the international business traveler, is a business travel and lifestyle publication with an AAM-audited paid circulation of 111,000+. About FXEXpress Publications, Inc. FXExpress Publications, Inc., based in Yardley, Pa., is a privately held company publishing Global Traveler, China Global Traveler, eFlyer USA, eFlyer Asia, Trazee Travel and several annuals; and also operating globaltravelerusa.com, globaltravelerusa.com/blog, china-globaltraveler.com and trazeetravel.com.
Brewing long and deep at its center before radiating out to the rest of Europe, Vienna boasts an illustrious history and lasting intellectual impact. The Austrian capital dates back to Celtic and Romen rule, the latter inhabitants using the center city as a military hub among many other employments.
Whether taking a COVID-19 test before boarding a flight or looking up different travel restrictions before planning your trip, travel has looked a little bit different this past year. With all the extra steps for traveling, American Airlines is committed to finding ways to provide ease and more flexibility and choices for passengers when traveling.
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Step right up to the greatest show on Earth as FXExpress Publications, Global Traveler, trazeetravel.com and whereverfamily.com celebrate their 2020 award winners! Join the big top on Dec. 14 as we virtually award the winners of the 17th annual GT Tested Reader Survey awards, including the Airline and Hotel of the Year; the 17th annual Wines on the Wing Airline Wine Survey; the eighth annual Leisure Lifestyle Awards; the sixth annual The Trazees; and the third annual Wherever Awards.
The lights of the aurora borealis appear frequently in the Fairbanks region of Alaska, with a growing number of Aurora Trackers in the area. A new video from Explore Fairbanks features five Fairbanks Aurora Trackers sharing their thoughts and photography on the northern lights.
Remote workers looking for an upgrade from their home offices might want to consider Karisma Hotels & Resorts’ Workcation offer. Those booking an extended stay of 10-plus nights are eligible for discounts of up to 15 percent off best available rates; those booking 20-plus nights enjoy up to 25 percent off. The offer is available at Karisma Hotels & Resorts’ diverse portfolio of properties.