Travel Leisure Announces The 2021 It List Of Best New Hotels

List Celebrates 73 of the Most Impressive Openings of the Past Year, Showcasing the Travel Industry's Resilience, Creativity and Hospitality in a Challenging Time
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NEW YORK, April 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --  Meredith Corporation's (NYSE: MDP) Travel + Leisure announces its annual It List of the best new hotels of the year, spotlighting the 73 most remarkable new and newly redone properties around the globe. Selected by the editors of Travel + Leisure, the hotels on this 16 th annual list provide experiences that are sure to inspire wanderlust, offering travelers more reasons to make plans to get up and go. The 2021 It List is featured in the May issue of Travel + Leisure, on newsstands now, and at

Jacqui Gifford, Editor in Chief of Travel + Leisure, said, "It's an honor to recognize each of these standout new properties that offer travelers so much to look forward to. In a year when hotels were challenged to rethink their approach to just about everything, the industry forged ahead. Our list of properties spans the globe,  showcasing resilience, determination and hope for the future. The 2021 It List is a reminder of so many of the joys of travel, and this latest crop of openings is as exciting as any we've seen in the 16 years of creating the It List."

The hotels are located in 29 countries across six continents and a represent a variety of styles from safari lodges and luxury beach resorts to chic city escapes, wellness retreats and getaways that offer easy access to nature. The It List includes 30 properties in the United States, including six in California and five across New York state, as well as in destinations such as Denver, Des Moines, Chicago, Boston, Scottsdale, Austin, New Orleans, Charleston, Palm Beach and more. 

The  Travel + Leisure 2021 It List of best new hotels, listed in alphabetical order by region, are as follows:

Africa and the Middle East Angama Safari Camp, KenyaArthaus BeirutHabitas NamibiaJack's Camp, BotswanaKruger Shalati, Kruger National Park, South AfricaSt. Regis CairoSingita Sabora Tented Camp, TanzaniaXigera Safari Lodge, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Asia Ace Hotel Kyoto, JapanCapella BangkokHigashiyama Niseko Village, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Hokkaido, JapanHotel The Mitsui Kyoto, JapanThe Johri at Lal Haveli, Jaipur, IndiaThe Leela Palace Jaipur, IndiaOne&Only Desaru Coast, Desaru, MalaysiaThe Tokyo Edition, Toranomon Zannier Hotels Bai San Hô, Vietnam

Australia Crown Sydney

Caribbean  Caerula Mar Club, BahamasEclipse at Half Moon, JamaicaHôtel Barrière Le Carl Gustaf, St. Bart'sRosewood Little Dix Bay, British Virgin Islands

Central and South America Cielo Lodge, Costa Rica Six Senses Botanique, Brazil

Europe Four Seasons Hotel MadridGalleria Vik, MilanGrand Universe Lucca, ItalyLa Réserve Eden au Lac, ZurichLes Sources de Cheverny, Loire Valley, FranceLoire Valley Lodges, Esvres-sur-Indre, FranceMaslina Resort, Stari Grad, CroatiaThe Mayfair Townhouse, LondonParagon 700 Boutique Hotel & Spa, Puglia, ItalyThe Pig - at Harlyn Bay, EnglandVilla Copenhagen, Denmark

North America  Adero Scottsdale, Autograph Collection, ArizonaCamp Sarika by Amangiri, UtahCara Hotel, Los AngelesThe Chloe, New OrleansCírculo Mexicano, Mexico CityColumns, New OrleansCommodore Perry Estate, Austin, TexasEdgartown Inn, Martha's Vineyard, MassachusettsEmeline, Charleston, South CarolinaFour Seasons Resort Los Cabos at Costa Palmas, MexicoHarbor View Hotel, Martha's Vineyard, MassachusettsHew & Draw, Newfoundland, CanadaHotel Kansas City, MissouriHotel Magdalena, Austin, TexasHotel Sin Nombre, Oaxaca, MexicoHotel Ynez, Solvang, CaliforniaLake House on Canandaigua, New YorkLife House Lower Highlands, DenverLife House Nantucket, MassachusettsThe Maker, Hudson, New YorkMayflower Inn & Spa, Washington, ConnecticutMiraval Berkshires, Lenox, MassachusettsMontage Healdsburg, CaliforniaThe Newbury BostonNobu ChicagoOne&Only Mandarina, Riviera Nayarit, MexicoPalmaïa, The House of Aïa, Riviera Maya, MexicoParadero Todos Santos, Baja Sur, MexicoRiggs Washington DCThe Rockaway Hotel, New York CityThe Roundtree, Amagansett, New YorkStables Inn, Paso Robles, CaliforniaSurety Hotel, Des MoinesUrban Cowboy Catskills, New YorkWhite Elephant Palm Beach, FloridaWhite Water Cambria, CaliforniaWylder Hotel Hope Valley, CaliforniaWander the Resort, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada

Beginning in early 2020, Travel + Leisure editors researched hundreds of new properties across the globe. Travel + Leisure sent contributors and editors to visit the top selections resulting in the 2021 It List. To learn more about why each property is named to the Travel + Leisure 2021 It List, visit

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