NEW YORK, NY – April 12, 2022 – Dotdash Meredith’s Travel + Leisure names the 100 most unforgettable new and reimagined properties in 35 countries around the world in its 17th annual It List of best new hotels, announced today.  The Travel + Leisure 2022 It List of the most exciting hotel and resort openings of the past year, including 35 properties in the United States, is featured now on and in the May issue of Travel + Leisure, on newsstands April 22.

Jacqui Gifford, Editor in Chief of Travel + Leisure, said,

“The hotels on this year’s It List represent 100 reasons to travel now, from luxury escapes in urban destinations to affordable beachside getaways. We know that the world has changed immeasurably in the past few years, presenting unprecedented challenges to the industry—which makes inclusion on this particular list all the more extraordinary. Congratulations to the 2022 It List hotels!”

Spotlighting the 100 best new hotels and resorts that have made the biggest impression on Travel + Leisure editors and contributors, the 2022 It List features 41 hotels in North America, 34 in Europe, 9 in the Caribbean and Central and South America, 8 in Africa and the Middle East, 6 in Asia, and 2 in Australia. To see the full list of all 100 hotels along with descriptions about why each one offers a standout experience, visit

How the It List hotels are selected: over the past year, the editors sifted through hundreds of new and renovated properties across the globe, which were then narrowed to just 100 in total. Each hotel has been vetted by Travel + Leisure.