Showcasing the best of the best in luxury travel
Today is the day when Celebrated Living magazine, the premium-class publication for American Airlines, announces the winners of its prestigious 2017 Platinum List Awards. Fourteen hand-picked, expert judges and the public have finally spoken and we now know the best of the best in travel today.
Thousands of votes were cast and counted across the 21 categories and the definitive list of the best resorts, hotels, cruises, fine dining and nightlife spots around the world is revealed today.
The winners appear in the September/October issue of Celebrated Living magazine for American Airlines online and inflight.
The fourteen judges are all noted connoisseurs from the worlds of media, fashion, architecture and hospitality, including Pritzker Prize-winning architect Richard Meier, PBS and Travel Channel host Samantha Brown and Michelin-starred chef Mark Sargeant.
“Our Platinum List Awards issue of Celebrated Living magazine is a highlight of the year, when we join our own experiences and knowledge with that of experts in the field and, most importantly, our loyal and affluent readers,” said Celebrated Living magazine Editor-in-Chief Eric Newill.
“We’re delighted to showcase the best of the best in luxury travel, as these awards represent the most inspiring places, people and destinations that are making travel memorable and exciting today. We hope the Platinum List Awards will stimulate readers to book their next trip.”
On October 13, 2017, the Platinum List will come to life with a panel discussion during the renowned New York City Wine & Food Festival. Experts and winners will speak about this year’s awards and what constitutes superior quality in hospitality. For more info, visit nycwff.
“The victors represent a widely diverse group, from iconic properties like London’s Claridge’s hotel and Tucson’s Canyon Ranch resort to innovators such as the Whitepod in Valais, Switzerland, which houses guests in mountainside pods, and Miami Beach’s 1 Hotel, which is setting a new standard in eco-minded luxury,” added Newill. “We recognize leading names in the culinary world—from Basque pioneer Juan Mari Arzak to gastronomic magician José Andrés—and nightlife fixtures including Singapore’s 28 HongKong Street and Las Vegas’ Tao. We also travel to Paris to profile acclaimed chef Gregory Marchand, whose bistro Frenchie has captivated food lovers throughout the world.
“Featured also are celebrity Platinum List experts including chef Nina Compton, who steps inside New Orleans’ classic French 75 at Arnaud’s, and television host Samantha Brown, who visits the venerable King Cole Bar in New York’s St. Regis. We know this issue will become a must-read for luxury travelers everywhere.”