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Exploring Saudi Arabia through the lens • High in the never-ending sky of Saudi Arabia, a paraglider circles above the desert terrain. It is early evening and the mysterious rock formations and sandstone mountains below are basking in golden light, weaving extraordinary patterns of shadow and color. Hundreds of feet in the air, aerial photographer and artist Moath Alofi is entranced.
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»THE 2023 READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS
HOTELS • Swoon-worthy design, boundary-pushing dining, one perfectly fluffed pillow–so much goes into memorable hospitality. And as this year’s winners show, there have never been so many options to check into
At Your Service • Precision, discretion, and round-the-clock dedication are the hotel standards that make travelers feel not just taken care of, but at home
Straight From the Source • Many of you have spent the past year traveling for food—and at hotel restaurants, you’ve been prioritizing sustainable gastronomical practices
The Eye Has to Travel • This trio of distinguished properties, each of which received perfect design scores, achieves the ideal marriage of style and substance
CITIES • When it came to urban travel in the States, you were captivated by Southern charm, while overseas the high-energy metropolises of Asia came to the fore
A Softer Side of Singapore • The city’s denizens have spent the last few years getting reacquainted with their home. Now a new energy—and sense of identity—is emerging
COUNTRIES • Perennial European favorites still hold strong in this category, just as our Instagram feeds would suggest. But a few long-haul destinations show that really big trips are back
Wonder Land • New Zealand has long been an outdoors destination for adventurous travelers, but a string of new hotel openings and experiences is making its rugged terrain more accessible than ever
CRUISE • The biggest theme in the surge of cruise bookings over the last few years? Ships that go big on experiences—both onboard and off
Hotels at Sea • On the heels of trailblazing Virgin Voyages, more brands are setting sail with luxury mega-yachts where the five-star treatment travels from port to port
RESORTS • Seventy-five percent of you told us that you used up all your vacation days, often to take longer, immersive trips—the kind that resorts on distant plains or stamp-size islands are well-equipped to deliver
Into the Wild • With travelers craving wide-open spaces in hard-to-reach places, a memorable resort stay often means total immersion in the natural world—right down to where you sleep
SPA RESORTS • The wellness category keeps growing, as evidenced by how far you’re willing to go for it—from the deserts of Arizona to the atolls of the Maldives
AIRLINES • Despite the challenges air travel has faced lately, your top brands keep delivering high standards of service and launching exciting new routes
LUGGAGE • Your favorites run the gamut in style, from the subtle polish of Arlo Skye to the timeless chic of Louis Vuitton. But all share one essential quality: durability
ISLANDS • Hilton Head Island, Brazil’s Fernando de Noronha, and Isla Holbox, Mexico, all held firm at No. 1 this year—but in Europe a storied Italian island known for its ancient ruins and azure waters has climbed to the top
NATURAL ORDER • Across Rwanda,...