For the second year in a row, airline experts have pronounced Air New Zealand the world's best airline, calling it a "textbook case" of what airlines should be today. The editorial team at Airlineratings.com lauded the Kiwi carrier for its record of operational safety and in-flight...

Words like 'shock' and 'humiliation' are being used in the British media after a Japanese whisky was named the best in the world, trumping Scottish distilleries. In fact, for the first time in the book's 12-year run, not a single Scottish distillery made the top five list in Jim Murray's...

L'Etoile, our favorite restaurant in Madison, Wisconsin (hell, it's our favorite restaurant in the entire state of Wisconsin), has a wonder new honor — the James Beard Foundation has named Tory Miller as the "Best Chef Midwest." This is the second time a chef from L'Etoile has taken home this...

Chicago-based restaurant Alinea has been named the best restaurant in the world by Elite Traveler for the third year in a row. Grant Achatz's triple Michelin-starred restaurant landed in the top spot of Elite Traveler's Top 100 Restaurants list. On Alinea being named as the best restaurant...

French chef titan Joel Robuchon's triple Michelin-starred outpost in Macau has been named the best restaurant in Asia, while his Hong Kong location also nabbed third spot in a list that ranks the top 20 dining destinations on the continent. Robuchon au Dôme took the top spot in The Miele...

Per Se was named the NYC restaurant with the best service, while Danny Meyer's North End Grill was voted the Top Newcomer to the city's dining scene. Asiate in the Mandarin Oriental hotel took the prize for Top Décor. Here are the top 10 New York City restaurants according to Zagat readers...

it really is the best of all worlds.

Selfridges has made history by becoming the first department store to be named best in the world three times. The London landmark beat off competition from US chain Macy's and German store Breuninger at the Global Department Store Summit in Singapore. The award, presented by the...

The Balvenie Caribbean Cask 14 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky is magnificent. The rum barrel influence makes for an exciting and tasty experience. We felt the best way to enjoy the Balvenie Caribbean Cask was neat. If we had any criticism of the Balvenie Caribbean Cask it's the...

Singita Grumeti Reserves in Tanzania has been named the best hotel in the world by influential magazine Travel + Leisure in its Annual World's Best Awards 2011. The destination, which is comprised of Sasakwa Lodge, Sabora Tented Camp and Faru Faru Lodge, was named at the top of the list of the...

 

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