In its May issue, lifestyle publication Travel + Leisure has released its 2021 It List, showcasing 73 of the most notable new and newly redone properties around the world. Selected by the editors of Travel + Leisure, the hotels on this 16th annual list offer experiences that inspire wanderlust among travelers. The hotels are located in 29 countries, and span across six continents and a represent a variety of styles, like safari lodges, beach resorts, city escapes, wellness retreats and getaways that offer easy access to nature.
Some hotels on the It List include:
- Hôtel Barrière Le Carl Gustaf — St. Bart's
- Hotel Magdalena — Austin, Texas
- Loire Valley Lodges — Esvres-sur-Indre, France
- Rosewood Little Dix Bay — British Virgin Islands
- White Elephant Palm Beach — Florida
- Wylder Hope Valley — California
"It's an honor to recognize each of these standout new properties that offer travelers so much to look forward to. In a year when hotels were challenged to rethink their approach to just about everything, the industry forged ahead. Our list of properties spans the globe, showcasing resilience, determination and hope for the future. The 2021 It List is a reminder of so many of the joys of travel, and this latest crop of openings is as exciting as any we've seen in the 16 years of creating the It List," said Jacqui Gifford, editor in chief of Travel + Leisure.