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The UAE and KSA score big in the 2014 Ultratravel Awards

The UAE and KSA score big in the 2014 Ultratravel Awards

The Telegraph's wanderlist...


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As voted by the readers of Ultratravel, The Telegraph has announced the winners and runners-up of 20 different luxury travel categories

From the best hotel, airline and cruise to a favourite city and country, readers of Ultratravel have voted for their favourites, with The Telegraph announcing their choices at the 2014 Ultratravel 100 awards.

British Airways were crowned 'Best long-haul business class' airline, New York 'Best city', and the UAE's very own Emirates Airlines took the lead as 'Best long-haul first class'. Hotel-wise, the Four Seasons (which is co-owned by Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed) was named the best 'Luxury hotel chain' and the Rosewood in London was declared 'Best new hotel in the world'.

Take a look at the full list of winners and four runners-up in each category below...


Best long-haul business class

British Airways

Runners-up
Emirates
Qatar Airways
Singapore Airlines
Virgin Atlantic

Best long-haul first class

Emirates

Runners-up
British Airways
Etihad Airways
Qantas
Singapore Airlines

Best airline lounge

Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse, London Heathrow Terminal 3

Runners-up
British Airways, London Heathrow Terminal 5
Emirates, Dubai
Etihad Airways, Abu Dhabi
Qatar Airways, Doha

Best luxury hotel chain
Four Seasons

Runners-up
Mandarin Oriental
One&Only
Ritz-Carlton
Shangri-La

Best hotel in Africa and the Indian Ocean

Cape Grace, Cape Town

Runners-up
Banyan Tree Seychelles
Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, Cape Town
Le Touessrok, Mauritius
The Oberoi, Mauritius

Best hotel in the Americas

Four Seasons Hotel New York

Runners-up
Bellagio Las Vegas
The Carlyle, New York
Waldorf Astoria New York
Wynn Las Vegas

Best new hotel in the world
Rosewood London

Runners-up
Aman Canal Grande, Venice
Bulgari hotel, London
Monastero Santa Rosa Hotel & Spa, Amalfi Coast
Viceroy New York

Best hotel in the Middle East
Burj Al Arab, Dubai

Runners-up
Al Maha, Dubai
The Chedi, Muscat
Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi
One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai

Best hotel in Asia
The Upper House, Hong Kong

Runners-up
Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok
Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong
The Peninsula Hong Kong
Raffles Singapore

Best hotel in Europe
Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris

Runners-up
Claridge's, London
The Dorchester, London
The Savoy, London
Grand Hotel Kronenhof, St Mortiz

Best hotel in the world
Burj Al Arab, Dubai

Runners-up
Claridge's, London
Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris
Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong
The Upper House, Hong Kong

Best country

United States

Runners-up
Australia
France
Italy
New Zealand

Best ski resort
Whistler, Canada

Runners-up
Meribel, France
Val d'Isere, France
Verbier, Switzerland
Zermatt, Switzerland

Best large luxury cruise line

Cunard

Runners-up
P&O Cruises
Princess Cruises
Royal Caribbean
Celebrity Cruises

Best river cruise line
Viking River Cruises

Runners-up
Ama Waterways
Avalon Waterways
Scenic Tours
Uniworld

Best small luxury cruise line
Silversea

Runners-up
Crystal Cruises
Seabourn
Seadream
Hurtigruten

Best airport

Changi, Singapore

Runners-up
Dubai International
London Heathrow Terminal 5
Hong Kong International
Shiphol, Amsterdam

Best golf resort

The Gleneagles Hotel, Scotland

Runners-up
La Manga Club, Spain
Pebble Beach, United States
St Andrews, Scotland
Sandy Lane, Barbados

Best luxury tour operator

Kuoni

Runners-up
Abercrombie & Kent
Cox & Kings
Elegant Resorts
Scott Dunn

Best City

New York

Runners-up

London

Paris

Rome

Sydney                                                                                                                                                

 

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