World’s Top Travel Experts Announce The Best Hotels, Bars And Spas 2017

Shining above hundreds of international venues, The William Vale has been nominated in Virtuoso's 2017 Best of the Best Awards for Design

The luxury travel network Virtuoso® has revealed the nominees for the 2017 Best of the Best awards to be announced at their 29th annual Travel Week conference. The awards will take place in August in Las Vegas, and will mark 11 years since the organization began honoring the best properties in the world.

Virtuoso surveyed its hundreds of travel agencies and more than 11,400 high-end travel advisors to select the winners in each of the categories, ranging from the most innovative experience to best achievement in design. I have had the privilege of personally visiting many of the nominees and have also selected my favorites among the nominees.


Baoase Luxury Resort, Willemstad, Curaçao

Park Hyatt Mallorca, Majorca, Spain

Six Senses Douro Valley, Lamego, Portugal

The Strand Yangon, Yangon, Myanmar

The William Vale, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

Official winners will be updated in August.