This Hotel was just Named the World’s Top Luxury Hotel in 2016

Virtuoso, an international high end travel network, recently held their 28th annual Virtuoso Travel Week conference. During the event, Virtuoso revealed their 2016 Best of the Best awards.

Image credit: Borgo Egnazia

Image credit: Borgo Egnazia

To arrive at their award, Virtuoso surveyed over 390 travel agencies and 11,400 travel advisors to identify the Best of the Best around the world. The winner of the highly coveted Hotel of the Year award? The Borgo Egnazia in Savellerti di Fasano, Italy. As a fun fact, this property was where Justin Timberlake celebrated his wedding with Jessica Biel.

According to Annette Sordoni of Protravel International, the “Borgo Egnazia and the area of Puglia is one of the exciting new destinations in Italy that one could ever encounter. The hotel has an amazing ambiance, warm and friendly people, incredible food and a spiritual spa.”

Other winners included the Faena Hotel Miami Beach, FL for Best Achievement in Design, the Farmhouse Restaurant at the Farmhouse Inn in California for the Best Culinary Experience, and the New York EDITION in New York, NY for Best Bar.

Would you agree with these awards?


  1. I am seeing some rates between 230 euro in September, down to 165 euro in the winter months. I don’t see how you conclude it’s not affordable to experience?

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