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Travel + Leisure Reveals 'It List' World's Best New Hotels

February 15, 2017 -

Travel + Leisure today revealed its 2017 It List, featuring the best new and radically redone hotels and resorts of the past year.

The Dewberry in Charleston, South Carolina; Asilia The Highlands in Tanzania (pictured at top); Santani in Sri Lanka; and Pulitzer Amsterdam in Amsterdam are among the 44 hotels around the world named to the coveted list.

Travel + Leisure looks at all the major hotel openings around the globe and uses its wide network of editors and contributors to determine the highly selective It List. Every property on the Travel + Leisure It List contains a unique quality, whether it's redefining a neighborhood, displaying innovative design or shaking up the culinary scene.

Travel + Leisure Editor Nathan Lump said: "At Travel + Leisure we know that hotels are key to unlocking great destinations, and they increasingly provide or facilitate incredible experiences themselves. This year's It List properties are those that we believe capture the essence of what it means to be a great hotel today, and we know they will provide travelers with fresh inspiration to hit the road."

The 12th annual Travel + Leisure It List is available now at www.tandl.me/itlist and will be featured in the March issue of Travel + Leisure, on newsstands February 14.

TRAVEL + LEISURE IT LIST 2017

United States & Canada
The Asbury - Asbury Park, New Jersey
The Beekman New York City
The Dewberry Charleston, South Carolina
Four Seasons Resort Lanai, Hawaii
Montage Palmetto Bluff Bluffton, South Carolina
The Pontchartrain New Orleans, Louisiana
The Robey Chicago, Illinois
SingleThread Inn Healdsburg, California
Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club Honolulu, Hawaii
21c Museum Hotel Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills, California

Africa & the Middle East
Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Nizwa, Oman
andBeyond Matetsi River Lodge Matetsi Private Reserve, Zimbabwe
Asilia The Highlands Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
Leeu Estates Franschhoek, South Africa
Sanctuary Chief’s Camp Okavango Delta, Botswana
Six Senses Zil Pasyon Seychelles

Asia
Amanemu Mie Prefecture, Japan
Canyon Ranch Kaplankaya, Turkey
Katamama Bali, Indonesia
Oberoi Sukhvilas Chandigarh, India
The Peninsula Beijing, China
Santani Sri Lanka
Soneva Jani Maldives
St. Regis Vommuli Maldives
Taj Meghauli Serai Chitwan National Park, Nepal

Australia & New Zealand
Helena Bay North Island, New Zealand
QT Melbourne, Australia

Caribbean & Bermuda
Hamilton Princess Bermuda
Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa Grand Cayman, the Cayman Islands
Le Barthélemy Hotel & Spa St. Bart’s
Shore Club Turks and Caicos

Europe
Coombeshead Farm Cornwall, England
Il Sereno Lago Di Como Lake Como, Italy
Park Hyatt Mallorca, Spain
Pulitzer Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The Ritz Paris, France
Ritz-Carlton Budapest, Hungary
Soho House Barcelona, Spain

Mexico & Central & South America
Atix Hotel La Paz, Bolivia
Chablé Yucatán, Mexico
Explora Valle Sagrado Sacred Valley, Peru
Mar Adentro Los Cabos, Mexico
Nekupe Nicaragua

Follow @TravelLeisure on Twitter and @travelandleisure on Instagram and join the Travel + Leisure It List 2017 conversation using the hashtag #TLItList.


 

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