Conde Nast Traveller Website recently compiled the Readers’ Travel Awards 2010, the best the travel world has to offer…

According to the Website:

Istanbul TurkeyTurkey is the favourite holiday destination. When asked to score it (with ‘a percentage of satisfaction’ figure on 10 criteria), you gave it top marks for range of accommodation (86.48) and that increasingly important component of any holiday: value for money (87.20). This year, Italy (88.93) and Spain (85.73) got your votes for food/restaurants, closely followed by South Africa (84.48), while you reckon Australia has the best climate (96.56) and India provides the warmest welcome (you gave it a heartfelt 94.44 for people/hospitality). Egypt scored highest for culture (88.03) and clean-living New Zealand came out on top for environmental friendliness (86.12).

Top Travel Destinations for 2010 Voted by readers are –

1. Turkey 94.81*

2. Egypt 94.22

3. Australia 93.25

4. Italy 92.36

5. New Zealand 91.37

6. Spain 90.39

7. India 89.65

8. USA 88.94

9. South Africa 88.58

10. France 87.00

11. Mexico 86.29

12. Canada 84.90

13. Brazil 84.20

14. Chile 83.53

15. Sri Lanka 82.51

16. China 81.33

17. Greece 80.70

18. Portugal 79.87

19. Thailand 78.92

20. Morocco 77.49

Top Airlines for 2010 Voted by Readers:

Your favorite airline for short-haul holidays is Lufthansa, which you think deserves top marks for punctuality/efficiency (85.74) and service/staff (87.54). Swiss International Air Lines is top scorer for food/catering (88.06) and Monarch Airlines for value for money (80.80). You reckon British Airways is best for range of routes (86.19).

1. Lufthansa 87.98

2. BMI 84.93

3. Swiss International Air Lines 83.19

4. British Airways 81.94

5. KLM 80.80

6. Aer Lingus 79.43

7. Monarch Airlines 78.03

8. SAS Scandinavian Airlines 76.21

9. Air France 74.58

10. Alitalia 74.32

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