6 Wisconsin hotels voted among the best in the country by Conde Nast Traveler readers in 2020

Six Wisconsin hotels and resorts, including three in the Milwaukee area, have won 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards from Condé Nast Traveler magazine.

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Six Wisconsin hotels and resorts, including three in the Milwaukee area, have won 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards from Condé Nast Traveler magazine.

Milwaukee’s Saint Kate-The Arts Hotel ranked the highest, coming in at No. 6 on the list of the top 20 hotels in the Midwest. The Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee (No. 8), the Delafield Hotel in Delafield (No. 17) and the Edgewater in Madison (No. 20) also made that list. 

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The Best Tech In Travel Right Now

People aren’t getting about as they used to and they certainly don’t need the same things to travel–here are some great tech tips for right now, perfect to see you through a pandemic.

OS Maps App

Ordnance Survey maps used to be the default travel guide for anyone above a certain age who remembers a time when you left the house without a mobile phone. With the meteoric rise of Google Maps, OS maps have arguably become a little redundant but as Suitcase Magazine points out, it should actually be your best friend.

It doesn’t need an internet connection (MapsMe is another handy friend to have on standby, for the same reason) and so it also allows you to find and plan new routes as you hike up mountains or around remote regions of

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‘World’s best island’ reopens to local tourists in Philippines

MANILA, Oct 11 (dpa): Boracay Island, among the Philippines’ most popular destinations thanks to its white sandy beaches, has reopened to more local tourists, nearly seven months since inter-island travel was halted in the country amid a coronavirus lockdown.

The holiday hotspot, once voted the best island in the world by Conde Nast Traveller magazine, is now open to tourists from all over the Philippines.

Until now, the island, 311km south of Manila, only allowed visitors from nearby provinces.

International travellers, still subject to entry restrictions, will have to wait, however.

Before the pandemic, the island had previously been shut down entirely after the country’s president condemned it as a “cesspool” and ordered the temporary closing to all visitors in 2018.

The government now hopes the reopening of Boracay would jump-start the revival of its tourism industry, which has been badly hit by the coronavirus outbreak.

“We call on all

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New Zealand island and resorts named among world’s best

New Zealand was named one of the top 20 countries in the world in the 2020 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards (pictured: Great Barrier Island).

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New Zealand was named one of the top 20 countries in the world in the 2020 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards (pictured: Great Barrier Island).

Closing itself off to overseas visitors hasn’t stopped “Fortress New Zealand” from winning a series of travel accolades, most recently in the prestigious Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards.

On Thursday, Lonely Planet announced that 13 of the world’s top travel experiences could be found on our shores. And readers of New York-based Condé Nast Traveler magazine reckon some of the world’s best islands and resorts can too. Oh, and they also voted New Zealand the 19th best country in the world.

Waiheke was described as New Zealand’s answer to Montauk in The Hamptons.


Waiheke was described as New Zealand’s answer to Montauk in The Hamptons.

Italy topped the list of travellers’ favourite countries in the 33rd annual awards, based on more than half a million votes, with a percentage score representing

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Denver hotel ranked among 25 best in world

A Denver hotel earned a ranking among the top 25 hotels in the world in the 2020 Condé Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Awards, and another 18 hotels and resorts earned regional accolades from the travel magazine.

Colorado’s first pod hotel opens in Avon



Condé Nast Traveler also named Aspen the No. 7 small city in the United States, remarking: “Aspen is home to some of the best ski slopes in the United States—and some of the best resorts, too.”

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But the biggest honor locally went The Art, the 165-room luxury hotel at 1201 Broadway that is bedecked in artwork and features a fourth-floor balcony lounge overlooking the Golden Triangle district. Condé Nast Traveler ranked it as the No. 22 hotel in the world, the No. 9 hotel in the U.S. and the No. 1 hotel

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EDITORIAL – Best island in Asia

EDITORIAL – Best island in Asia

(The Freeman) – October 9, 2020 – 12:00am

As mentioned in an earlier editorial, the few pieces of good news we get every once in a while are always worth sharing and glossing over. And the latest good news we got was that Cebu was judged by an international lifestyle magazine as the top island in Asia for 2020.

According to the 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards of Condé  Nast Traveler, which features destination guides and other travel spots around the world, Cebu tops a list of five Asian islands. It bested Sri Lanka Ko Pha Ngan in Thailand, Palawan, and Siargao Island.

Boracay, which is touted as having the best beaches in the Philippines, was not even in the list in sixth place.

“So the names in this year’s edition are the ones that brought you comfort, that you still connected with long

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The world awaits with IOL Travel’s October digital magazine

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On October 1, South Africa reopened its borders for international travel, allowing South Africans to visit low-risk Covid-19 destinations and for tourists to once again get a taste of the country’s vast offerings.

The October 2020 IOL Travel digital magazine cover.

This month’s edition of IOL Travel is the perfect guidebook to help you plan an international holiday during the pandemic. We offer useful tips and tricks that you can use before, during and after your trip.

Venturing abroad during the pandemic can be daunting, especially when you throw in Covid-19 tests and quarantine into the mix. This edition unpacks all the procedures you need to familiarise yourself with before you leave for your holiday.

For international tourists and locals who do not want to venture abroad, we have included a spread on the top

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Kyoto ranked as best big city in the world by U.S. travel magazine : The Asahi Shimbun

Although hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic as have other tourist destinations, Kyoto still ranks as a world favorite for travelers.

The U.S. travel magazine Conde Nast Traveler has ranked Japan’s ancient capital as the world’s best large city in its 2020 readers’ choice poll, which excludes the United States. 

It is the first time its readers selected Kyoto as their top choice, although it ranked second the previous year.

The top honor comes with some irony in a year when foreign tourism practically vanished, but it also offers some hope for the city’s tourist industry.

Kyoto has struggled during the pandemic as foreign tourism to Japan nosedived this year because of the virus. The number of foreigners who stayed at major hotels in Kyoto in July dropped by 99.8 percent compared to July last year.

On the Conde Nast Traveler list, Tokyo had topped the rankings four years in

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What’s the top hotel in Hawaii, according to new travel magazine poll? – Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather

Halekulani Corporation managed both Halepuna Waikiki and luxury resort Halekulani, which also earned a top spot on the list as #3 Hotel in Hawaii.

The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and, among hoteliers, considered the most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.” Condé Nast Travelers says more than 600,000  readers submitted responses.

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