“Best” lists abound. And, trust ’em or not, we always read them. Just to see if our opinions of airlines, airports, hotels or destinations line up with an expert and/or our fellow travelers.
This week we get a look at the rankings of the 2016 Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, which has a category for domestic airlines.
Top of the list: Virgin America – for the 9th year in a row. To celebrate, they’re having a fare sale.
Rounding out the top five:
#3 Hawaiian Airlines
#4 Alaska Airlines
#5 Southwest Airlines.
For International carriers, the list is topped by Singapore Airlines, followed by:
Air New Zealand
ANA ( All Nippon Airways)
In the “Best Hotels in the U.S.” category, Virgin Hotels in Chicago took first place. And, to celebrate they too are having a sale, offering a code good for 48 hours for 25 percent off a stay.
Here are the other hotels that made the list this year:
Hotel Emma (San Antonio, TX)
Twin Farms (Barnard, VT)
JW Marriott (Indianapolis, IN)
The Umstead Hotel and Spa (Cary, NC)
Ritz Carlton (Tysons Corner, McClean, VA)
The Surrey (New York, NY)
Hotel Maison de Ville (New Orleans)
Sentinel (Portland, OR)
See more categories – and more winners for other categories and other regions around the world – here.