July 08, 2020

Oaxaca, Mexico, Is No. 1 City Overall in 25th Annual Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards

Capella Ubud in Bali Named World's Best Hotel; JetBlue Airways Is Best Domestic Airline; Singapore Airlines Is Top International Airline

Survey Results Rank Cities, Hotels, Airlines, Cruise Lines, Islands, Destination Spas, Airports and More

Travel + Leisure announces the results of the World's Best Awards 2020 readers' survey, revealing the top travel destinations and companies in the U.S. and around the globe. This year marks the 25th edition of this annual readers' survey, in which Travel + Leisure readers rate their experiences in a variety of categories, from cities and hotels to cruise lines and airlines.* The complete results are now featured on www.TravelandLeisure.com/worlds-best and span more than 100 digital stories, including 91 lists.

Among the rankings are Top Cities Overall, with Oaxaca, Mexico; San Miguel de Allende, Mexico; and Hoi An, Vietnam, placing first through third; and regional lists, such as Top City Hotels in the Continental U.S., with The Mark in New York City, taking the No. 1 spot, followed by The Georges in Lexington, Virginia, and Santa Monica Proper Hotel in Santa Monica, California.


  1. Oaxaca, Mexico
  2. San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
  3. Hoi An, Vietnam
  4. Chiang Mai, Thailand
  5. Florence
  6. Kyoto, Japan
  7. Udaipur, India
  8. Luang Prabang, Laos
  9. Ubud, Indonesia
  10. Istanbul
  11. Mexico City
  12. Bangkok
  13. Rome
  14. Jaipur, India
  15. Tokyo
  16. Siem Reap, Cambodia
  17. Lisbon
  18. Charleston, South Carolina
  19. Cuzco, Peru
  20. Porto, Portugal
  21. Singapore
  22. New Orleans
  23. Seville, Spain
  24. Mérida, Mexico
  25. Kraków, Poland

The Top 5 Domestic U.S. Airlines

  1. JetBlue Airways
  2. Hawaiian Airlines
  3. Alaska Airlines
  4. Southwest Airlines
  5. Delta Air Lines

The Top 15 Resort Hotels in the Continental U.S.

  1. The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch, Saratoga, Wyoming
  2. The Deer Path Inn, Lake Forest, Illinois
  3. Rabbit Hill Inn, Lower Waterford, Vermont
  4. The Lodge at Blue Sky, Auberge Resorts Collection, Park City, Utah
  5. C Lazy U Ranch, Granby, Colorado
  6. Sonnenalp Hotel, Vail, Colorado
  7. Sunset Key Cottages, Key West, Florida
  8. Twin Farms, Barnard, Vermont
  9. North Block Hotel, Yountville, California
  10. The Chanler at Cliff Walk, Newport, Rhode Island
  11. Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa, San Diego, California
  12. Wequassett Resort & Golf Club, Harwich, Massachusetts
  13. San Ysidro Ranch, Santa Barbara, California
  14. The Vanderbilt, Auberge Resorts Collection, Newport, Rhode Island
  15. Lago Mar Beach Resort & Club, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The Top 10 Mega-Ship Ocean Cruise Lines

  1. Disney Cruise Line
  2. Cunard
  3. Holland America Line
  4. Celebrity Cruises
  5. Princess Cruises
  6. Royal Caribbean International
  7. Norwegian Cruise Line
  8. Carnival Cruise Line
  9. MSC Cruises
  10. Costa Cruises

The Top 10 River Cruise Lines

  1. Crystal Cruises
  2. U by Uniworld
  3. Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
  4. Tauck
  5. Aqua Expeditions
  6. Viking
  7. Belmond
  8. Delfin Amazon Cruises
  9. Vantage Deluxe World Travel
  10. AmaWaterways

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