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    The Top Hotels in Florence

    Of course, you can always do Florence as a day-trip. But reconsider: staying in this beautiful city means that you can be the first in line at the Uffizi, or better yet, one of the last in the galleries at closing time, knowing that the others are hightailing it elsewhere. And with hotels like these […]

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    The Top Hotels in Venice

    Sure, Venice can be flooded with tourists. But after the buses leave and the city is given back to its residents, the bustle cedes to mysterious isolation, as you walk to dinner on the cobblestoned alleys, or better still, rise early enough the next day to see piazzas shrouded in fog — before the tourist […]

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    The Top City Hotels in Africa

    Someone should really tell South Africa to lay low and let someone else have a turn in the spotlight. The country once again dominated our rankings of the best city hotels in Africa, with Cape Town (which has been on the best city in Africa list since 2001) taking four of the top five spots. […]

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    The Top 5 Resort Hotels in Africa

    When it comes to booking a relaxing resort vacation in Africa, you’re spoiled for choice. Want lush green jungle, white-sand beaches, and turquoise waters? Jet off to the Seychelles, which can go head-to-head with the South Pacific in terms of jaw-dropping beauty. Can’t decide between the wild rolling hills and stellar cuisine of Napa and […]

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    The Top Hotels in Singapore

    Singapore is a destination on the rise when it comes to art and culture. National Gallery Singapore recently opened, and it holds the largest public collection of modern art in Southeast Asia. The city also now hosts a Biennale from October through February. In addition to these new attractions — and an ever-changing skyline — […]

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    The Best Hotels in Shanghai

    Shanghai is a hypermodern, cutting-edge city of over 24 million that draws visitors who appreciate art, design, food, and style. In the past few decades, the metropolis has reinvented itself, adding numerous architectural stunners to its skyline (including the Shanghai Tower, the second-largest skyscraper in the world), blue-chip art galleries, craft-cocktail bars, Michelin-starred restaurants — […]

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    The 10 Best Hotels in Charleston

    In Charleston, once again voted T+L readers’ favorite city in the U.S., this year’s top hotels share both a pedestrian-friendly location and a sense of place in their design. And the Vendue, an art-focused hotel with rotating exhibits of contemporary works, was the big winner this year. “The décor and ambiance were exquisite at the […]

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    The Top 15 Hotel Brands

    Oman, Vietnam, and the Seychelles. These are just a handful of the exotic locations where the World’s Best hotel brand has properties — so there’s never been a better time to cash in your points or miles for a first-class ticket, and stay at a Six Senses resort. “They have a great balance of luxury, […]

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    Top Five Best River Cruise Lines in the World

    Travelers are increasingly interested in seeing the world on cruises through smaller waterways. A big selling point is the way river cruises allow guests to experience destinations in a deeper way. Sailing Myanmar’s Irrawaddy River, you get to explore a destination at a major turning point in its history; itineraries on the Rhine River let travelers […]

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    The Best Cruise Lines for Families

    You don’t have to be a kid to delight in a Disney cruise—it has ocean-view spas, Broadway-caliber shows, and restaurants named after animated characters but staffed by top chefs. Balancing non-stop entertainment for children with adults-only spaces and sophisticated dining options has helped these cruise lines, including Disney, excel at appealing to families. Grown-ups really […]