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New York, NY (July 2, 2014) – Kyoto, Japan; Charleston, South Carolina; and Florence, Italy are the top-rated cities worldwide in the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2014 readers’ survey announced today and available now on Avalon waterways magnificent europe cruise The 19 th annual World’s Best Awards survey results reveal rankings of hotels, cities, islands, airlines, tour companies, spas, and more, based on readers’ ratings in a range of categories.

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Two companies have held on to their No. River cruises europe offers 1 rankings every year since the poll began in 1996: Crystal Cruises (Top Large-Ship Cruise Line) and Singapore Airlines (Top International Airline). Best river cruises in europe The 2014 results, including the Top 100 Hotels, Top 50 Resorts in the Continental U.S., Top 10 Cities Overall, and Top 10 Islands Overall, among other lists, are posted on now. River cruises europe luxury The survey results are featured in the August issue of Travel + Leisure®, on newsstands July 18, as well as in the digital editions of Travel + Leisure.

Travel + Leisure Editor-in-Chief Nancy Novogrod said, “Even after 19 years of these Awards, it is still enormously exciting to see what T+L readers select as the top travel experiences to be had around the globe. Avalon cruises in europe Although the infatuation with far-flung hotels remains in full force, with Africa, Asia, and Australia accounting for 28 percent of the properties in the Top 100 Hotels, the number of U.S. Best river cruises europe hotels on the list grew by more than 19 percent, and the number of Caribbean ones doubled. Avalon river cruises europe We have a brand-new winner for Top City, Kyoto, Japan, which broke Bangkok’s four-year winning streak. 5 star river cruises europe And it is noteworthy that the top three cities in the U.S. Viking river cruises europe and Canada are all in the South.”

The top winners in each category will be honored at an awards ceremony in New York City on Thursday, July 24 hosted by Editor-in-Chief Nancy Novogrod and VP/Publisher Jay Meyer.

For the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2014 readers’ survey methodology, visit

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