Every year awards are given in the travel industry to recognize excellence in service in regards to airlines, resorts, airports, hotels, and many more areas. However, depending on what source you are using, you will get different answers. The World Travel Awards have listed their choices for the top hotels in the world. When traveling, having a list of the 10 best hotels in the world in your hand will save you time in trying to figure out where to stay.Top Airline Hotel
Top All Suite Hotel & Spa
- Airways Hotel--This hotel is located in Port Moseby, Papua New Guinea. Many of the places to stay here are expensive, but this hotel is worth the extra dollars, and has been given the award for the best airline hotel for the second year running.
Top Beach Resort
- Hotel Les Ottoman's--This hotel is located in Istanbul, Turkey. This house is from the Ottoman era, and was renovated to be a hotel. The award for all suite hotel and spa is in the second year running.
Top Boutique Hotel
- Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort and Spa--This resort has held onto this award for three years, and is a winner for the 2012 Travelers Choice.
Top Business Hotel
- Saxon Boutique Hotel & Spa--Located in Johannesburg, South Africa. This amazing hotel staff goes out of their way to make you feel important. The rooms are immaculate. No wonder that it has been given this award for four years in a row.
Top City Hotel
- Grosvenor House Dubai--Located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The rooms are quite nice. After a long day dealing with business, they have a great gym and pool area.
Top Designer Hotel
- Pan Pacific Singapore--Located in the city center od Singapore, this hotel is near convention center, shopping, bus, Singapore flyer, and a few blocks up from the marina.
Top Luxury Business Hotel
- Armani Hotel Dubai--The pictures you will find on the internet show a bland, cold view, but the hotel staff, food, amenities are superb. When you are there, you will be treated like royalty.
Top Heritage Hotel
- Radisson Royal Hotel--aside from the World travel Awards, this hotel in Moscow has also been given the 2012 Top Choice award for luxury. Its amenities boast of: olympic size pool, saunas, spa, whirlpools, gym, etc.
Top Landmark Hotel
- Raj Palace--This literally is a palace in Jaipur, India. It was built in 1727, and was considered India's first palace. However, you would not think that in walking into the hotel. It has many well kept antiques in which some are as old as the palace itself. It is steeped in history, and truly is a piece of India's heritage.
- Makka Clock Royal Tower, A Fairmont Hotel--This is exactly as the name states; it is a clock tower. This landmark hold several records for being the biggest clock face, tallest hotel and clock tower. Aside from this interesting tidbit, the hotel service is great, rooms are nice, and your overall stay will be worth booking here.
When you are getting ready to book an international hotel, be sure to have this list handy. The World Travel Awards for these top 10 best hotels in the world will help making a choice as to where to stay in these cities easier.