Travel Weekly presents Readers Choice finalists

11th Annual Readers Choice Awards FinalistsTravel Weekly proudly presents your nominees for the 2013 Readers Choice Awards. This year's winners will be announced at the 11th annual Readers Choice Awards Gala at the Plaza Hotel in New York on Dec. 17.



We added three categories to the list this year for a total of 62, from airlines and cruise ships to destinations and theme parks.

Voting to determine winners ended Nov. 8, and results are being tabulated by Travel Weekly's parent company, Northstar Travel Media.

To read about the finalists, click here to access our special report in the Dec. 9 issue. 

2013 TW Readers Choice Awards Finalists

Airline: Domestic 

  • American Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • JetBlue Airways
  • Southwest Airlines
  • United Airlines


Airline: International  

  • British Airways
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Lufthansa
  • Singapore Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • Virgin Atlantic


Airline: Business/First Class  

  • American Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Emirates
  • Singapore Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • Virgin Atlantic


Car Rental: Domestic  

  • Alamo Rent A Car
  • Avis Rent A Car
  • Budget Rent A Car
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • Hertz
  • National Car Rental


Car Rental: International  

  • Alamo Rent A Car
  • Auto Europe
  • Avis Rent A Car
  • Budget Rent A Car
  • Europcar
  • Hertz


Hotel Chain: Domestic  

  • Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
  • Hilton Worldwide
  • Hyatt Hotels & Resorts
  • InterContinental Hotels Group
  • Marriott International
  • Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide


Hotel Chain: Asia  

  • Hilton Worldwide
  • InterContinental Hotels Group
  • Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
  • Marriott International
  • Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts
  • Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide


Hotel Chain: Caribbean  

  • Dreams Resorts & Spas
  • Couples Resorts
  • Iberostar Hotels & Resorts
  • Hard Rock Hotel
  • Sandals Resorts
  • Secrets


Hotel Chain: Europe  

  • Best Western
  • Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
  • Hilton Worldwide
  • InterContinental Hotels Group
  • Marriott International
  • Starwood Hotels & Resorts


Hotel Chain: Mexico  

  • Dreams Resorts & Spas
  • Iberostar Hotels & Resorts
  • Karisma Hotels & Resorts
  • Palace Resorts
  • Riu Hotels & Resorts
  • Secrets


Hotel Chain: Hawaii/South Pacific  

  • Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
  • Hyatt Hotels & Resorts
  • InterContinental Hotels Group
  • Marriott International
  • Outrigger Hotels
  • Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide


Hotel Chain: All-Inclusive  

  • Dreams Resorts & Spas
  • Iberostar Hotels & Resorts
  • Palace Resorts
  • Riu Hotels & Resorts
  • Sandals Resorts
  • Secrets


Hotel Chain: Luxury  

  • Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
  • Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
  • Mandarin Oriental
  • Ritz-Carlton Hotels & Resorts
  • St. Regis Hotels & Resorts
  • Waldorf Astoria


Hotel Chain: Upscale  

  • Crowne Plaza
  • Hilton
  • Hyatt
  • Marriott
  • Sandals Resorts
  • Westin Hotels & Resorts


Hotel Chain: Mid-Priced  

  • Best Western
  • Comfort Inn
  • Fairfield Inn
  • Hampton Inn
  • Holiday Inn


Hotel Chain: Boutique  

  • Hotel Indigo
  • Karisma Hotels & Resorts
  • Kimpton Hotels
  • Relais & Chateaux
  • W Hotels Worldwide
  • Zoetry Wellness & Spa Resorts


Hotel Chain: Sales & Service  

  • Hilton Worldwide
  • Hyatt Hotels & Resorts
  • InterContinental Hotels Group
  • Marriott International
  • Sandals Resorts
  • Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide


Top Overall Hotel Group  

  • Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
  • Hilton Worldwide
  • InterContinental Hotels Group
  • Marriott International
  • Sandals Resorts
  • Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide


Best Las Vegas Hotel  

  • Aria Hotel and Casino
  • Bellagio Las Vegas
  • The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
  • Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
  • The Venetian Las Vegas
  • Wynn Las Vegas


Best Resort Worldwide  

  • Atlantis
  • Calistoga Ranch
  • Fairmont Kea Lani
  • The Resort at Pelican Hill
  • Rosewood Mayakoba
  • St. Regis Bora Bora


Best Rail Vacation  

  • Amtrak
  • Orient-Express
  • Rail Europe
  • Rocky Mountaineer
  • VIA Rail Canada


Best Travel Agent Educational Program  

  • Hotel Excellence! – Marriott International
  • MLT University – MLT Vacations
  • NCL University – Norwegian Cruise Line
  • OneSource Academy – Princess Cruises
  • Certified Sandals Specialist – Sandals Resorts
  • Starwood Pro – Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide


Best GDS  

  • Amadeus
  • Apollo/Galileo
  • Sabre
  • Worldspan


Tour Operator: Domestic Packaged  

  • Classic Vacations
  • Delta Vacations
  • Funjet Vacations
  • Gogo Worldwide Vacations
  • Travel Impressions


Tour Operator: Domestic Escorted  

  • Collette Vacations
  • Globus
  • Insight Vacations
  • Tauck
  • Trafalgar Tours


Tour Operator: International  

  • Collette Vacations
  • Delta Vacations
  • Globus
  • Gogo Worldwide Vacations
  • Tauck
  • Trafalgar Tours
  • Travel Impressions


Tour Operator: Africa  

  • Abercrombie & Kent
  • African Travel
  • Big Five Tours & Expeditions
  • Collette Vacations
  • Globus
  • Micato Safaris


Tour Operator: Asia/Pacific  

  • Collette Vacations
  • Globus
  • Pacific Delight Tours
  • Pleasant Holidays
  • Tauck
  • Worldwide Traveler


Tour Operator: Canada  

  • Collette Vacations
  • Globus
  • Gogo Worldwide Vacations
  • Tauck
  • Trafalgar Tours
  • Travel Impressions


Tour Operator: Caribbean  

  • Apple Vacations
  • Classic Vacations
  • Delta Vacations
  • Funjet Vacations
  • Gogo Worldwide Vacations
  • Travel Impressions


Tour Operator: Europe  

  • Collette Vacations
  • Globus
  • Gogo Worldwide Vacations
  • Insight Vacations
  • Tauck
  • Trafalgar Tours


Tour Operator: Hawaii  

  • Apple Vacations
  • Delta Vacations
  • Classic Vacations
  • Gogo Worldwide Vacations
  • Pleasant Holidays
  • Travel Impressions


Tour Operator: Mexico  

  • Apple Vacations
  • Delta Vacations
  • Funjet Vacations
  • Gogo Worldwide Vacations
  • Pleasant Holidays
  • Travel Impressions


Tour Operator: Luxury  

  • Abercrombie & Kent
  • Classic Vacations
  • Gogo Worldwide Vacations
  • Tauck
  • Travel Impressions


Tour Operator: Sales & Service  

  • Apple Vacations
  • Delta Vacations
  • Collette Vacations
  • Globus
  • Gogo Worldwide Vacations
  • Tauck
  • Travel Impressions


Cruise Line: Domestic  

  • Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Celebrity Cruises
  • Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Princess Cruises
  • Royal Caribbean International


Cruise Line: Alaska  

  • Celebrity Cruises
  • Holland America Line
  • Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Princess Cruises
  • Royal Caribbean International


Cruise Line: Caribbean  

  • Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Celebrity Cruises
  • Holland America Line
  • Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Princess Cruises
  • Royal Caribbean International


Cruise Line: Europe  

  • Celebrity Cruises
  • Holland America Line
  • Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Oceania Cruises
  • Princess Cruises
  • Royal Caribbean International


Cruise Line: Luxury  

  • Crystal Cruises
  • Cunard Line
  • Regent Seven Seas Cruises
  • Silversea Cruises
  • Seabourn


Cruise Line: Premium  

  • Azamara Club Cruises
  • Celebrity Cruises
  • Holland America Line
  • Oceania Cruises
  • Princess Cruises


Cruise Line: River Cruising  

  • AmaWaterways
  • Avalon Waterways
  • Scenic Cruises
  • Tauck
  • Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
  • Viking River Cruises


Cruise Line: Itinerary Designs  

  • Azamara Club Cruises
  • Celebrity Cruises
  • Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Oceania Cruises
  • Princess Cruises
  • Royal Caribbean International


Cruise Line: Under 1,000  

  • Azamara Club Cruises
  • Crystal Cruises
  • Oceania Cruises
  • Regent Seven Seas Cruises
  • Windstar Cruises
  • Seabourn


Cruise Ship: River Cruising  

  • AmaDolce, AmaWaterways
  • Avalon Expression, Avalon Waterways
  • MS Treasures, Tauck
  • S.S. Antoinette, Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
  • Viking Odin, Viking River Cruises


Cruise Ship: Rookie  

  • Avalon Expression, Avalon Waterways
  • Celebrity Reflection, Celebrity Cruises
  • MSC Preziosa, MSC Cruises
  • Norwegian Breakaway, Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Royal Princess, Princess Cruises
     

Cruise Ship: Premium  

  • Azamara Journey, Azamara Club Cruises
  • Celebrity Silhouette, Celebrity Cruises
  • Celebrity Reflection, Celebrity Cruises
  • Riviera, Oceania Cruises
  • Royal Princess, Princes Cruises


Cruise Ship: Luxury  

  • Queen Mary 2, Cunard Line
  • Crystal Symphony, Crystal Cruises
  • Seven Seas Voyager, Regent Seven Seas Cruises
  • Silver Spirit, Silversea
  • Seabourn Quest, Seabourn


Cruise Ship: Overall Individual  

  • Azamara Journey, Azamara Club Cruises
  • Celebrity Reflection, Celebrity Cruises
  • Queen Mary 2, Cunard Line
  • Norwegian Breakaway, Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Royal Princess, Princess Cruises
  • Allure of the Seas, Royal Caribbean International


Cruise Line: Sales & Service  

  • Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Celebrity Cruises
  • Holland America Line
  • Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Princess Cruises
  • Royal Caribbean International


Cruise Line: Overall  

  • Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Celebrity Cruises
  • Holland America Line
  • Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Princess Cruises
  • Royal Caribbean International


Destination: Africa  

  • Botswana
  • Kenya
  • Morocco
  • South Africa
  • Tanzania
     

Destination: Asia/Pacific  

  • Australia
  • China
  • Japan
  • Singapore
  • Tahiti
  • Thailand


Destination: Canada  

  • Banff
  • Montreal
  • Quebec
  • Toronto
  • Vancouver


Destination: Caribbean  

  • Antigua
  • Aruba
  • Barbados
  • Dominican Republic
  • Jamaica
  • St. Lucia


Destination: Central/South America  

  • Argentina
  • Belize
  • Brazil
  • Costa Rica
  • Peru
     

Destination: Europe  

  • England
  • France
  • Germany
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Spain


Destination: Hawaii  

  • Big Island
  • Kauai
  • Lanai
  • Maui
  • Oahu


Destination: Mexico  

  • Cabo San Lucas
  • Cancun
  • Cozumel
  • Puerto Vallarta
  • Riviera Maya


Destination: U.S. State  

  • California
  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • Hawaii
  • New York


Destination: U.S. City  

  • Las Vegas
  • Miami
  • New Orleans
  • New York
  • Orlando
  • San Francisco


Theme Park  

  • Busch Gardens
  • Disneyland
  • SeaWorld
  • Six Flags
  • Universal Studios
  • Walt Disney World
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