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2020 Leisure Lifestyle Award Winners

by Kimberly Krol

Jul 2, 2020

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June 2020

THERE’S NO DOUBT 2020 HAS BEEN AN UNPRECEDENTED year for the travel industry. As borders begin to reopen and destinations, hotels and airlines around the world prepare to welcome travelers once again, we’re celebrating travel and looking to the future as we congratulate the winners of our eighth annual Leisure Lifestyle Awards. This annual survey honors the best in the world of leisure and lifestyle travel, awarding goods, services, destinations, hotels, airlines and cruises.

Join us as we celebrate travel, the world’s greatest unifier, and consider the following winners as you prepare to come back to the world of leisure travel.

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We begin our global celebration with our destination winners, some of the best cities, islands and towns around the world offering the ultimate in leisure travel. Kick back in any of these exceptional, award-winning spots, starting with Spain, Best Historical Attractions, International, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Best Historical Attractions, Domestic (and the hometown city of Global Traveler!).

If it’s more rest and relaxation you seek, Costa Rica takes the top spot for Best Beaches for the third year running. The U.S. Virgin Islands are Best Caribbean Island, while Santoríni retains its Best Island in Europe title for the seventh consecutive year. Cook Islands, another fan favorite, wins Best Island Pacific Rim for the fifth year in a row, also earning it Quint Status, a recognition won when a company receives the same award for five consecutive years.

Maybe you prefer powdery white snow to soft white sand? Telluride, Colorado, is Best North American Ski Destination for the second year in a row, while Lech, Austria, reigns as Best International Ski Destination.

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Consider these other award-winning respites for your next jaunt: Charleston, South Carolina, Best Leisure Destination in the United States; South Africa, Best Leisure Destination in Africa; Seville, Spain, Best Leisure Destination in Europe; Taipei, three-time Best Leisure Destination in Asia; Panama City, Panama, Best Leisure Destination in Latin/South America; Puerto Vallarta, Best Leisure Destination in Mexico; and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Best Leisure Destination for Groups. South Africa appears on the survey twice, also winning Best Adventure Destination, International. Its domestic counterpart is Albuquerque, New Mexico, as Best Adventure Destination, Domestic. For a quicker leisure trip, Savannah, Georgia, is Best Weekend Destination in North America, and Bermuda is Best Weekend Destination in the World.

Set sail with us as we celebrate our cruise line winners, starting with Celebrity Cruises, Best Family Cruise Line for the second consecutive year. Silversea Cruises takes its third win as Best Cruise Line Suites for its Owner’s Suites. Regent Seven Seas is Best Luxury Cruise Line, while Royal Caribbean International is the inaugural winner of Best Value Cruise Line.

Find adventure on the high seas with Hurtigruten, Best Adventure Cruise Line. Or take to a smaller body of water with Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection, Best River Cruise Line for the third consecutive year.

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Our readers recommend Paul Gauguin Cruises, the five-time winner of Best Small-Ship Cruise Line. Its fifth win earns it a place among Quint Status winners, as does Cunard’s fifth win for Best Large-Ship Cruise Line. Princess Cruises joins them with its fifth win for Best Cruise Ship Excursions. The line also nabs Best Cruise Line Entertainment for the second year in a row.

Seabourn Cruise Line takes its second nod as Best Cruise Line Spas. For dining, the accolades go to Azamara Club Cruises, Best Cruise Line Dining. Oceania Club by Oceania Cruises earns Best Cruise Line Rewards Program. Rounding out the cruise category, Port of Miami and Port Everglades tie for Best Cruise Port.

The party continues with our hotel winners. Meliá Hotels International is a six-time winner for Best Luxury Leisure Hotel Group in the World. For the first time, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts snags the Best Pet-Friendly Hotel award. Best Hotel Chain Resorts goes to The Ritz-Carlton for the second time in a row, and Westin Hotels & Resorts grabs its fourth Best Family Resort Chain in the World. And last but certainly not least, Sandals Resorts International earns its third win for Best All-Inclusive Resorts.

Keep the fete up at these airports and with these winning airlines. Miami International Airport welcomes travelers to one of the premier U.S. leisure destinations as Best Airport for Layovers. Another state welcoming plenty of leisure-seekers, Colorado’s Denver International Airport is Best Airport for Recreation.

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Three airlines earn their second consecutive nods: TAP Air Portugal, Best Stopover Program; Air Tahiti Nui, Best Leisure Airline; and Air Canada, Best Airline for Onboard Entertainment and Best Premium-Economy Class. Air Canada’s business class also wins Best Airline Onboard Menu. Alaska Airlines is Best Pet-Friendly Airline.

Before we turn the lights up and end the party, we recognize Abercrombie & Kent, Best Tour Operator for the second consecutive year; Volvo, Best Luxury Vehicle, second year in a row; Patek Philippe, Favorite Luxury Watch Brand, two years running; Hertz, Best Leisure Car Rental for the third year; Na Hoku, inaugural winner for Best Destination Jewelry Brand; and Johnnie Walker Blue, Favorite Liquor Brand for the third consecutive year.

Congratulations to the 2020 Leisure Lifestyle Awards winners! We can’t wait to celebrate travel together, around the world, once again.

Cruise Line of the Year

For the third year in a row, Global Traveler is pleased to name its Cruise Line of the Year. Congratulations to Cunard Line!

Nominees for this honor were compiled by Global Traveler, with the final winner selected by our Globility Board, a vetted group of well-traveled magazine subscribers.

Cunard is synonymous with history, incredible service, luxury and magnificence. Each of its three grand ships — Queen Elizabeth, Queen Victoria and Queen Mary 2 — delivers an exceptional, uniquely Cunard experience. From its iconic trans-Atlantic crossings to its white star service and signature experiences, Cunard Line was a perfect — and obvious — choice for the Cruise Line of the Year title. In a year of uncertainty, Cunard’s long, illustrious history reminds us of travel’s indelible, everlasting mark.

This year marks Cunard’s 180th anniversary. The luxury heritage brand inaugurated scheduled mail services from North America to Europe in 1840 and continues its leading position today. In October 2019 the cruise line took the next step in its story with a steel-cutting ceremony for its next ship. Still unnamed, the new ship will be the second largest to fly the Cunard flag.

We’re eager for the future of this year’s Cruise Line of the Year. Congratulations, Cunard!

Special Achievement Awards

Each year, in addition to our Leisure Lifestyle Awards, Global Traveler acknowledges those travel companies going above and beyond. Our Special Achievement Awards recognize leaders in innovation, customized services, environmental initiatives and community outreach. Congratulations to this year’s honorees!

The Ritz-Carlton’s Community Footprints program aligns the company with issues important to the communities it serves. Through resources and skill-based volunteer efforts, The Ritz-Carlton makes a difference in child well-being, hunger and poverty relief and environmental responsibility. Its dedication to these causes earned The Ritz-Carlton the Outstanding Social Responsibility title.

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Tahiti Tourisme knows a trip to Tahiti is a true dream vacation. Its efforts to help ensure travelers can customize the experience of their lifetime to their unique tastes and interests won the tourism board the Outstanding Customized Services honor. Work with a Certified Tahiti Specialist to plan your vacation.

As part of its OceaniaNEXT program, the cruise line is introducing the next level of its cruising evolution, and part of that is focused on sustainability. Alongside introducing more plant-based gourmet cuisine, a partnership with Vero Water implemented onboard water service in suites, staterooms and dining outlets and provides a reusable water bottle to each guest, eliminating all plastic water bottles on board. Oceania Cruises is the 2020 winner of Outstanding Environmental Initiatives.

Qatar Airways redefined business class when it introduced its QSuite. The business-class suites feature doors for enhanced privacy and can be reconfigured into a quad formation perfect for business travelers or families, allowing for more space to work, dine and enjoy together time. Coupled with the finest linens and amenities, impeccable service and a heightened culinary and entertainment program, Qatar Airways’ QSuite makes it this year’s Outstanding Innovations honoree.

THE PROCESS

Global Traveler conducted a survey of its readers Oct. 1, 2019—Jan. 31, 2020, with open-ended questions for the best in many categories of leisure, luxury and lifestyle travel. This survey ran in the magazine, as an insert to subscriber copies, as a direct mail questionnaire, online at globaltravelerusa. com/leisureballot and emailed during the period in question. Only those questionnaires with more than 50 percent of the questions completed were counted. Those with fewer than 50 percent of the questions answered were discarded. Submissions from employees of the magazine or individuals associated with the travel industry were not accepted.

WINNERS’ CIRCLE

BEST HISTORICAL ATTRACTIONS, DOMESTIC
1. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2. Washington, D.C.
3. Boston, Massachusetts
4. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
5. Williamsburg, Virginia
6. Savannah, Georgia
7. Charleston, South Carolina
8. New Orleans, Louisiana
9. Charlottesville, Virginia
10. Big Sur, California

BEST HISTORICAL ATTRACTIONS, INTERNATIONAL
1. Spain
2. Egypt
3. Greece
5. Jordan
6. Turkey
7. United Kingdom
8. Israel
9. India
10. Italy

BEST BEACHES

1. Costa Rica
2. Cayman Islands
3. Lanai, Hawai’i
4. The Big Island, Hawai’i
5. Phuket, Thailand
6. Lopes Mendes, Brazil
7. Mykonos, Greece
8. Turks & Caicos
9. Krabi, Thailand
10. Honolulu, Hawai’i

BEST ADVENTURE DESTINATION, DOMESTIC
1. Albuquerque, New Mexico
2. Alaska
3. Grand Canyon
4. Asheville, North Carolina
5. Portland, Oregon
6. Hilton Head, South Carolina
7. Salt Lake City, Utah
8. Nashville, Tennessee
9. California
10. Montana

BEST ADVENTURE DESTINATION, INTERNATIONAL
1. South Africa
2. Taiwan
3. India
4. Thailand
5. New Zealand
6. Chile
7. Colombia
8. Australia
9. Jordan
10. Galápagos Islands

BEST LEISURE DESTINATION IN THE UNITED STATES
1. Charleston, South Carolina
2. Asheville, North Carolina 3. Nashville, Tennessee
4. Napa Valley, California
5. Miami Beach, Florida
6. Chicago, Illinois
7. Virginia Beach, Virginia
8. San Francisco, California
9. Austin, Texas
10. New Orleans, Louisiana

BEST LEISURE DESTINATION IN AFRICA
1. South Africa
2. Botswana
3. Morocco
4. Zanzibar
5. Kenya
6. Seychelles
7. Reunion Island
8. Uganda
9. Zambia
10. Namibia

BEST LEISURE DESTINATION IN EUROPE
1. Seville, Spain
2. İstanbul, Turkey
3. Lisbon, Portugal
4. Prague, Czech Republic
5. Rome, Italy
6. Porto, Portugal
7. Paris, France
8. Florence, Italy
9. Venice, Italy
10. Krakow, Poland

BEST LEISURE DESTINATION IN ASIA
1. Taipei, Taiwan
2. Singapore
3. Seoul, South Korea
4. Tokyo, Japan
5. Phuket, Thailand
6. Hong Kong
7. Bangkok, Thailand
8. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
9. Osaka, Japan
10. Bali, Indonesia

BEST LEISURE DESTINATION IN LATIN/SOUTH AMERICA
1. Panama City, Panama
2. Buenos Aires, Argentina
3. Santiago, Chile
4. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
5. Mendoza, Argentina
6. Bogotá, Colombia
7. Quito, Ecuador
8. Cusco, Peru
9. Machu Picchu, Peru
10. Montevideo, Uruguay

BEST LEISURE DESTINATION IN MEXICO
1. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
2. Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
3. Cancún, Mexico
4. Guadalajara, Mexico
5. Merida, Mexico
6. Isla Holbox, Mexico
7. Mexico City, Mexico
8. Playa del Carmen, Mexico
9. Cozumel, Mexico
10. San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

BEST LEISURE DESTINATION FOR GROUPS (FOUR OR MORE)
1. Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
2. Dubrovnik, Croatia
3. Italy
4. Park City, Utah
5. Costa Rica
6. Cartagena, Colombia
7. Napa Valley, California
8. Montréal, Canada
9. Nashville, Tennessee
10. Ireland

BEST WEEKEND DESTINATION IN NORTH AMERICA
1. Savannah, Georgia
2. Austin, Texas
3. Charleston, South Carolina
4. San Francisco, California
5. Las Vegas, Nevada
6. Nashville, Tennessee
7. New Orleans, Louisiana
8. Asheville, North Carolina
9. Miami, Florida
10. New York City, New York

BEST WEEKEND DESTINATION IN THE WORLD
1. Bermuda
2. Québec City, Québec, Canada
3. Belize City, Belize
4. Dublin, Ireland
5. Lisbon, Portugal
6. London, England
7. Cartagena, Colombia
8. Vienna, Austria
9. Paris, France
10. Rome, Italy

BEST NORTH AMERICAN SKI DESTINATION
1. Telluride, Colorado
2. Vail, Colorado
3. Aspen Snowmass, Colorado
4. Park City, Utah
5. Alta, Utah
6. Jackson Hole, Wyoming
7. Beaver Creek, Colorado
8. Breckenridge, Colorado
9. Winter Park, Colorado
10. Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

BEST INTERNATIONAL SKI DESTINATION
1. Lech, Austria
2. Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
3. Courchevel, France
4. Gstaad, Switzerland
5. Niseko, Japan
6. Méribel, France
7. St. Moritz, Switzerland
8. Verbier, Switzerland
9. Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy
10. Zermatt, Switzerland

BEST CARIBBEAN ISLAND
1. U.S. Virgin Islands
2. Bahamas
3. Grand Cayman
4. Curaçao
5. Saint Lucia
6. Aruba
7. Nevis
8. Jamaica
9. British Virgin Islands
10. St. Vincent

BEST ISLAND IN EUROPE
1. Santoríni
2. England
3. Mykonos
4. Sicily
5. Jersey, United Kingdom
6. Capri
7. Elba
8. Crete
9. Sardinia
10. Ireland

BEST ISLAND IN THE PACIFIC RIM
1. Cook Islands
2. Phuket, Thailand 3. Okinawa
4. Fiji
5. Bora Bora
6. Japan
7. The Big Island, Hawai’i
8. Tahiti
9. Maui, Hawai’i
10. Lanai,

BEST FAMILY CRUISE LINE
1. Celebrity Cruises
2. Holland America Line
3. Disney Cruise Line
4. Princess Cruises
5. Norwegian Cruise Line
6. Royal Caribbean Cruise Line
7. Silversea Cruises
8. Regent Seven Seas
9. MSC Cruises
10. Cunard Line

BEST LUXURY CRUISE LINE
1. Regent Seven Seas
2. Silversea Cruises
3. MSC Cruises
4. Seabourn Cruise Line
5. Paul Gauguin Cruises
6. Cunard Line
7. SeaDream Yacht Club
8. Crystal Cruises
9. Norwegian Cruise Line
10. Celebrity Cruises

BEST VALUE CRUISE LINE
1. Royal Caribbean Cruise Line
2. Norwegian Cruise Line
3. Carnival Cruise Line
4. Celebrity Cruises
5. Emerald Waterways
6. Princess Cruises
7. Holland America Line
8. MSC Cruises
8. Costa Cruise Line
10. Disney Cruise Line

BEST CRUISE LINE SUITES
1. Owner’s Suite, Silversea Cruises
2. Princess Grill Suites, Cunard Line
3. Queens Grill Suites, Cunard Line
4. Haven Suites, Norwegian Cruise Line
5. Penthouse, Celebrity Cruises
6. MSC Yacht Club, MSC Cruises
7. Regent Suites, Regent Seven Seas
8. Owner’s Suite, Oceania Cruises
9. Royal Loft, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line
10. Penthouse, Crystal Cruises

BEST ADVENTURE CRUISE LINE
1. Hurtigruten
2. Windstar Cruises
3. Ponant
4. National Geographic Expeditions
5. American Safari
6. UnCruise Adventures
7. Azamara Club Cruises
8. Lindblad Expeditions
9. Scenic
10. Silversea Cruises

BEST SMALL-SHIP CRUISE LINE
1. Paul Gauguin Cruises
2. Silversea Cruises
3. Azamara Club Cruises
4. Seabourn Cruise Line
5. Viking River Cruises
6. Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
7. Windstar Cruises
8. Crystal Cruises
9. Regent Seven Seas
10. SeaDream Yacht Club

BEST LARGE-SHIP CRUISE LINE
1. Cunard Line
2. Regent Seven Seas
3. Princess Cruises
4. Celebrity Cruises
5. Royal Caribbean Cruise Line
6. MSC Cruises
7. Holland America Line
8. Norwegian Cruise Line
9. Crystal Cruises
10. Viking Ocean Cruises

BEST RIVER CRUISE LINE
1. Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
2. AmaWaterways
3. Viking River Cruises
4. Avalon Waterways
5. Crystal River Cruises
6. Aqua Expeditions
7. Tauck
8. American Cruise Lines
9. Pandaw River Cruises
10. CroisiEurope

BEST CRUISE LINE ENTERTAINMENT
1. Princess Cruises
2. Viking Ocean Cruises
3. Royal Caribbean Cruise Line
4. MSC Cruises
5. Celebrity Cruises
6. Holland America Line
7. Disney Cruise Line
8. Cunard Line
9. Regent Seven Seas
10. Norwegian Cruise Line

BEST CRUISE LINE DINING
1. Azamara Club Cruises
2. Seabourn Cruise Line
3. Cunard Line
4. Viking Ocean Cruises
5. Silversea Cruises
6. Celebrity Cruises
7. Oceania Cruises
8. Norwegian Cruise Line
9. MSC Cruises
10. Regent Seven Seas

BEST CRUISE LINE SPAS
1. Seabourn Cruise Line
2. Princess Cruises
3. Viking Ocean Cruises
4. Celebrity Cruises
5. Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
6. Crystal Cruises
7. Regent Seven Seas
8. Costa Cruises
9. Cunard Line
10. MSC Cruises

BEST CRUISE SHIP EXCURSIONS
1. Princess Cruises
2. Viking Ocean Cruises
3. Silversea Cruises
4. Cunard Line
5. Celebrity Cruises
6. Norwegian Cruise Line
7. Royal Caribbean
8. Holland America Line
9. MSC Cruises
10. Regent Seven Seas

BEST CRUISE LINE REWARDS PROGRAM
1. Oceania Club, Oceania Cruises
2. MSC Voyagers Club, MSC Cruises
3. Crown & Anchor Society, Royal Caribbean
4. Club World, Cunard Line
5. Captain’s Circle, Princess Cruises
6. Latitudes, Norwegian Cruise Line
7. Mariner Society, Holland America Line
8. Castaway Club, Disney Cruise Line
9. Captain’s Club, Celebrity Cruises
10. Seven Seas Society, Regent Seven Seas

BEST CRUISE PORT
1. Port of Miami, Florida/ Port Everglades, Florida (TIE)
2. Port Canaveral, Florida
3. Cozumel, Mexico
4. Southampton, England
5. Port of San Diego
6. Port of Los Angeles
7. Philipsburg, St. Maarten
8. New York City, New York
9. Venice, Italy

BEST LUXURY LEISURE HOTEL GROUP IN THE WORLD
1. Meliá Hotels International
2. The Ritz-Carlton
3. Westin Hotels & Resorts
4. The Peninsula Hotels
5. Hyatt
6. The Waldorf Astoria
7. Belmond
8. Four Seasons
9. Marriott Hotels & Resorts
10. Conrad Hotels & Resorts

BEST HOTEL CHAIN RESORTS
1. The Ritz-Carlton
2. Meliá Hotels International
3. Four Seasons
4. St. Regis
5. Westin Hotels & Resorts
6. Hyatt
7. InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
8. Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
9. Marriott Hotels & Resorts
10. Montage Hotels & Resorts

BEST PET-FRIENDLY HOTEL
1. InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
2. Westin Hotels & Resorts
3. Kimpton
4. Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
5. The Peninsula Hotels
6. Loews
7. Le Méridien
8. Mandarin Oriental
9. Marriott Hotels & Resorts
10. The Ritz-Carlton

BEST FAMILY RESORT CHAIN IN THE WORLD
1. Westin Hotels & Resorts
2. Disney Hotels
3. InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
4. Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
5. Loews
6. Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
7. Hyatt
8. Kimpton
9. JW Marriott
10. Omni Hotels & Resorts

BEST ALL-INCLUSIVE RESORT
1. Sandals Resorts International
2. Meliá Hotels International
3. Dreams Resorts & Spas
4. Karisma Hotels & Resorts
5. Excellence Group Luxury Hotels & Resorts
6. Paradisus Resorts
7. Jade Mountain, Saint Lucia
8. Secrets Resorts & Spas
9. Zoëtry Wellness & Spa Resort
10. Hyatt Zilara

BEST TOUR OPERATOR
1. Abercrombie & Kent
2. Kenwood Travel
3. The Inspiring Travel Company
4. Cox & Kings
5. Red Savannah
6. Kuoni
7. Trailfinders
8. Perillo Tours
9. The Turquoise Holiday Company
10. Elegant Resorts

BEST AIRPORT FOR LAYOVERS
1. Miami International Airport
2. Singapore Changi Airport
3. Doha Hamad International Airport
4. Taipei Taoyuan International Airport
5. Munich Airport
6. Zürich Kloten International Airport
7. Incheon International Airport
8. Dubai International Airport
9. Denver International Airport
10. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

BEST AIRPORT FOR RECREATION
1. Denver International Airport
2. Singapore Changi Airport
3. Miami International Airport
4. Incheon International Airport
5. Vancouver International Airport
6. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
7. Zürich Kloten International Airport
8. Munich Airport
9. Austin Bergstrom International Airport
10. Hong Kong International Airport

BEST STOPOVER PROGRAM
1. TAP Air Portugal
2. Brussels Airlines 3. Air Canada
4. Finnair
5. Qatar Airways
6. Turkish Airlines
7. British Airways
8. Emirates
9. South African Airways
10. Singapore Airlines

BEST LEISURE AIRLINE
1. Air Tahiti Nui
2. Aeromexico
3. American Airlines
4. Hawaiian Airlines
5. United Airlines
6. Delta Air Lines
7. Fiji Airways
8. TAP Air Portugal
9. Kenya Airways
10. Alaska Airlines

BEST AIRLINE FOR ONBOARD ENTERTAINMENT
1. Air Canada
2. British Airways
3. United Airlines
4. American Airlines
5. Qatar Airways
6. Delta Air Lines
7. Asiana Airlines
8. Emirates
9. Singapore Airlines
10. Korean Air

BEST AIRLINE ONBOARD MENU
1. Air Canada Business Class
2. All Nippon Airways First Class
3. Emirates First Class
4. Asiana Airlines Business Class
5. Swiss International Air Lines First Class
6. Korean Air First Class
7. Air France First Class
8. United Polaris
9. LATAM Premium Business Class
10. Lufthansa Business Class

BEST PREMIUM-ECONOMY CLASS
1. Air Canada
2. Air New Zealand
3. Lufthansa
4. Singapore Airlines
5. American Airlines
6. United Airlines
7. Delta Air Lines
8. Scandinavian Airlines
9. British Airways
10. Alitalia

BEST PET-FRIENDLY AIRLINE
1. Alaska Airlines
2. American Airlines
3. United Airlines
4. Delta Air Lines
5. JetBlue
6. Southwest
7. Hawaiian Airlines
8. Frontier
9. Lufthansa
10. Air Canada

BEST LUXURY VEHICLE
1. Volvo
2. BMW
3. Maserati
4. Cadillac
5. Mercedes-Benz
6. Porsche
7. Tesla
8. Lexus
9. Acura
10. Audi

FAVORITE LUXURY WATCH BRAND
1. Patek Philippe
2. Ulysee Nardin
3. Panerai
4. Cartier
5. Louis Vuitton
6. TAG Heuer
7. Omega
8. Tiffany & Co.
9. A Lange & Sohne
10. Movado

BEST LEISURE CAR RENTAL
1. Hertz
2. Avis
3. National Car Rental
4. Sixt
5. Budget
6. Thrifty
7. Dollar Car Rental
8. Alamo
9. Enterprise
10. Payless

BEST DESTINATION JEWELRY BRAND
1. Na Hoku
2. Maui Divers Jewelry Hawai’i
3. Diamonds International
4. Little Switzerland
5. Caribbean Gems
6. Cardow Jewelers
7. Arezzo Jewelers
8. Dune Jewelry
9. Tiffany & Co.

FAVORITE LIQUOR BRAND
1. Johnnie Walker Blue
2. Patron
3. Grey Goose
4. Maker’s Mark
5. Woodford Reserve
6. Bombay Sapphire
7. Johnnie Walker Black
8. Crown Royal
9. Bacardi
10. Belvedere

Quint Status

BEST ISLAND PACIFIC RIM
Cook Islands
Fifth Consecutive Year

BEST SMALL-SHIP CRUISE LINE
Paul Gauguin Cruises
Fifth Consecutive Year

BEST LARGE-SHIP CRUISE LINE
Cunard Line
Fifth Consecutive Year

BEST CRUISE SHIP EXCURSIONS
Princess Cruises
Fifth Consecutive Year

OUTSTANDING SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
The Ritz-Carlton

OUTSTANDING CUSTOMIZED SERVICES
Tahiti Tourisme

OUTSTANDING ENVIRONMENTAL INITIATIVES
Oceania Cruises

OUTSTANDING INNOVATIONS
Qatar Airways

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