Each year, Travel + Leisure readers vote on their favourite hotels, resorts, airlines, cruise lines, tour operators and more in the annual Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards survey. Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts continues to be a reader favourite: 24 properties received 39 Top Hotel awards in the 2015 World’s Best Awards, the most of any luxury hotel brand, and Four Seasons ranked #5 on the list of Top Hotel Brands worldwide.
Top honours include the #1 Top City Hotel and the #1 Top Resort in Australia, New Zealand & the South Pacific with Four Seasons Hotel Sydney and Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora, respectively; and #1 Top Small City Hotel in Europe, Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet for its second year in a row. Additional award highlights include:
- 15 spots in the Top 100 Hotels Worldwide: 15 Four Seasons properties were included in the list of the Top 100 Hotels worldwide, with the top performers including Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet ranked #6, and Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest ranked #15.
- European Excellence: Six properties featured on the list of Top Large City Hotels, Europe including Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest ranked #2, Four Seasons Hotel Prague ranked #7, Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus ranked #8, Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris ranked #9, Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon ranked #11, and Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane ranked at #13.
- Hawaiian Dominance: Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea received the Top Hotel & Resort in Hawaii honour, with Four Seasons Resort Hualalai ranked #2, and Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay ranked #7.
- Top of the World: Additional properties ranked on Top Ten lists around the globe including Central & South America with Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires ranked #2 on the list of Top City Hotels, and Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo ranked #2 for Top Resorts; for Asia, Four Seasons Hotel Singapore ranked #10 for Top City Hotels, and Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai ranked #4 for Top Resorts; for Top City Hotels, Africa & the Middle East, Four Seasons Hotel Amman ranked #3; for Top City Hotels, Canada, Four Seasons Hotel Toronto ranked #10; and for Top Large City Hotels, Continental US, Four Seasons Hotel Seattle ranked #4.
The World’s Best Awards are featured in the August 2015 issue of Travel + Leisure and the complete list of winners is available online now. The Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards honour the hotels, destinations, and companies that define the very best in travel. For the 2015 World’s Best Awards readers’ survey methodology, click here.