This hotel was just named Best of 2022 by 20K Travel Advisors


The leading global network specializing in luxury and experiential travel, Virtuoso, has named the best of the best trips during its 34th annual Virtuoso Travel Week.

Its 20,000 professional travel consultants from 50 countries voted the winners. One of the most anticipated awards at the ceremony, Best Hotel of the Year, went to Gleneagles in Scotland.

The award recognizes an iconic hotel that embodies excellence in luxury hospitality and acts as a beacon for positive change in its community, particularly in developing markets.

Virtuoso described the hotel in a statement: “For nearly a century, this historic resort has been one of Scotland’s finest sporting estates, offering outdoor pursuits including golf, fishing, falconry etc. ., as well as Michelin-starred cuisine, an award-winning spa, and a robust social calendar.The iconic property is also dedicated to making a difference in its community through partnerships with organizations like Social Bite and Anchor House. .

Glendevon, a restaurant in Gleneagles

Photo credit: Gleneagles


Gleneagles opened its doors in 1924. The five-star luxury hotel has 205 beautiful rooms and 28 luxury suites located in the hills of Scotland.

“We are delighted to have won this prestigious award from Virtuoso, which celebrates the best travel experiences in the world,” said Managing Director Conor O’Leary. “It not only recognizes the exceptional daily commitment of our entire Gleneagles family to providing outstanding service and exceptional experiences, but also drives us to remain one of the best hotels in the world. From our family activity programs, our beautiful countryside activity playground, our newly refurbished spa to our range of fine restaurants, we aim to ensure that every guest has a truly memorable stay.

Known as one of the biggest names in the world of golf, there are three championship golf courses and a 9-hole course. Gleneagles recently hosted the Ryder and Solheim Cups.

The 10 restaurants and bars have something for everyone with everything from bar snacks and brasserie classics to family favorites and fine dining.

Whether you want to relax or work out, the hotel has a day spa, resident spa, gym, swimming pool and beauty pavilion.

Best of the best winners

Best new or reinvented hotel: White Horse Paris

Hotelier of the Year: Valentina de Santis, Grand Hotel Tremezzo and Passalacqua, Lake Como

Best Innovative Guest Experience by a Hotel: One and only gorilla nest

Best on site: Southern crossings, Australia and New Zealand

Best Tour Partner: Abercombie & Kent

Best tourist office: Los Cabos Tourist Office

Best specialty, insurance or airline: Allianz Partners

About Virtuoso

Virtuoso is the world’s leading network of travel agencies specializing in luxury and experiential travel. The organization is by invitation only and has more than 1,200 travel agencies with more than 20,000 travel advisors in more than 50 countries in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia – Pacific, Africa and Middle East. It maintains relationships with over 2,200 of the world’s top hotels and resorts, cruise lines, airlines, tour operators and premier destinations. This network offers travelers exclusive amenities, rare experiences and privileged access.

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