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October 21, 2008

Readers' Choice Answers


If you are a subscriber of Condé Nast Traveler* you may have noticed a small quiz relating to our Top 100 on the November cover.  Below, the answers.

What U.S. city has had the country's top-rated hotel for three years running?
Answer: Chicago with The Peninsula (in 2008 and 2006) and the Ritz Carlton (2007)

Question: What two Mexican resorts tie for the top rating in all of Latin America?
Answer: The One&Only Palmilla in Los Cabos and The Tides in Rivera Maya.  Both resorts scored 94.7

Question: Which Caribbean island is home to a Top 100 hotel?
Answer: St. Barts is home to the Hotel Saint-Barth Isle de France

Question: Which two African nations have all eight of the continent's Top 100 resorts?
Answer: Botswana and South Africa

Question: Which country has the most Top 100 hotels in Europe?
Answer: With nine hotels, France edges out Italy's eight hotels

Question: Which tented camp in Asia is the world's best resort this year?
Answer: The Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle in Chiang Rai not only beat out the other resorts, but it's 98.5 score was enough to merit its place as the highest rated property in the Top 100

Question: What is the only cruise line among the Top 100?
Answer: Crystal Cruises

* Shameless plug: And if you are not a subscriber, why not take the chance?  $12 gets you a full year of the best in travel plus the 2008 Cruise Guide.  Subscribe today.

Further reading:
* The 2008 Readers' Choice Awards
* The Top 100 properties on Google Maps


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