Conde Nast Traveler has published the 2011 edition of the “Readers’ Choice Awards” naming the best hotels, resorts, destinations, cruise lines and airlines in the opinion of the more than 800,000 paid subscribers with an audited circulation of 3.5 million.
In the words of the magazine’s editors: "These awards reflect the combined opinions of 28,876 Condé Nast Traveler readers rating the cities, islands, and hotels they visited in the past year, and the airlines and cruise ships they traveled with. For its range and depth, the Readers’ Choice Awards are a unique and trusted source of advice globally."
Bali and its range of outstanding properties, as in years past, won recognition in the 2011 awards.
Here’s the Bali highlights:
World Best Hotels
In the ranking of the top hotels in the world, the following Bali properties won honors.
Ranked at #42 with an overall score of 95.7 [AYANA Resort and Spa]
Ranked at #64 with an overall score of 94.9 [Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan]
Ranked at #91 with an overall score of 94.5 [Amandari Resort] in Ubud
Top Islands in Asia
Bali was ranked #2 with a core of 84.3. Winning top post as Asia’s best island was the Maldives (score 87.5). Phuket ranked #3 with a score of 80.0.
Asia’s Best Resorts
Ranked #1 with an overall score of 95.7 [AYANA Resort & Spa]
Ranked #2 with an overall score or 94.9 [Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan]
Ranked #15 with an overall score of 94.7 [Laguna Luxury Collection]
Ranked #16 with an overall score of 84.1 [Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay]
World’s Best Airlines
The following airlines serving Bali won Readers’ Choice recognition:
Ranked #1 Singapore Airlines
Ranked #4 Cathay Pacific
Ranked #7 Korean Air
World’s Best Small Airlines
In this category, one airline serving Bali from Australia was:
[Virgin Australia] ranking #10 in this category.
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