We all sure do love Travel and Leisure related coffe table books. They transport you into a whole new exotic, fun and luxurious new world in the comfort of your own couch. From a laid-back beach escape on the coast of Brazil to a Renaissance palazzo in the heart of Florence, Travel + Leisure’s The World’s Greatest Hotels, Resorts + Spas (2010) features 138 stunning properties scattered all over the globe.
This book is filled with as many as 200 beautiful images taken by the Travel + Leisure photographers throughout its 288 pages. The camera has captured properties such as the Viceroy Miami; Ace Hotel & Swim Club, Palm Springs; Peninsula House, Dominican Republic; Estancia Vik José Ignacio, Uruguay; and Hotel Missoni Edinburgh, Scotland. There are also spotlights throughout on destinations with standout properties-New York City; Miami; Barbados; Salta, Argentina; the Cotswolds, United Kingdom; Venice; Namibia; Goa; and Southland, New Zealand. A section featuring the magazine’s annual World’s Best Awards winners and T+L 500 listings, a collection of hotels, resorts, and spas selected by the magazine’s readers. To help the readers with easy access, there is a dictionary at the back of the book, where all the places are organized based on location and category.
The new volume is the fifth in an annual series from the magazine and will be on sale at retailers nationwide, including Barnes & Noble, Amazon, and Borders, from May 17, for $34.95 (hardcover) and $19.95 (softcover).