T+ L List: Bali Ranks Among World’s Best

Travel + Leisure Magazine has published its World’s Best List covering the period January 11 through 10 May 2021  presenting their survey results including the Best destinations, travel brands, islands, cities, tour operators, hotels, cruise lines, national parks, and airlines.

The survey gathers the detailed travel reviews of readers of Travel + Leisure’s print and online publications

Bali and beyond ranked well in this year’s survey, as shown below:

The World’s Best Islands

While the Greek Island of Milos won top honors in the latest T+L Survey, the Island of Bali ranked a very noteworthy #8. With this year’s repeat tenth appearance in the T + L List, Bali has been now been inducted into the T + L’s World Best Hall of Fame.

Top Five Islands in Asia

When respondents were asked to name their favorite Islands in Asia, the Andaman Island Group in India ranked #1 with Bali #3 in this category limited to on islands in Asia.

World’s 100 Best Hotels

Bali and a luxury resort on the East Nusa Tenggara Island of Sumba secured four prestigious spots in this survey of the World’s Best Hotels:

Top 15 Resort Hotels in Asia

Once again, the sane four Indonesian properties that scored prominently in T + L’s list of the 100 World Best Hotel appeared again when the Best Hotels in Asia were announced:

Top 5 Resort Hotels in Indonesia

The said same hotels Indonesian properties from the list of Top 15 Resort Hotels in Asia came back to sweep this category of the T +L Survey:

Best Airline and Best Airport

Also worthy of note in the latest T + L Survey is the ranking of Singapore Airlines and Singapore Changi International Airport  as, respectively, the World’s Best Airline and World’s Best Airport.

Singapore is traditionally the major international gateway to Bali and the rest of Indonesia. In the pre-COVID era, Singapore Airlines was the foreign air carrier offering the largest number of seats to Indonesia.

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