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Hot List 2022: The Best New Hotels and Industry Openings in the World

For the 26th edition of the Hot List—Condé Nast Traveler’s picks of the year's top hotel and industry openings—these winners represent the best of the best.

Each year, we index the best, brightest openings, but for the 26th edition of Condé Nast Traveler’s Hot List, we’ve upped the ante: This time, editors at all seven worldwide editions had a hand in scouting and selecting the entries. At its heart, this is still a hotel list—a whopping 96 made the cut this year, which is a true testament to the industry’s resilience. But because (almost) no hotel is an island, we’ve widened the lens to include the restaurants, culture, transportation, and cruises you need to know, and the destinations that are reinventing themselves. We mean it when we say this may be the hottest Hot List yet.

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Announcing the 2022 Hot List Winners

The most exciting new openings in travel, from the fresh-faced hotels we’d plan a trip around to boundary-pushing dining, museums, and more.
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The Best New Hotels in the World

The most exciting new openings in travel, from the fresh-faced hotels we’d plan a trip around to boundary-pushing dining, museums, and more.
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The Best New Hotels in the United States and Canada

The most exciting new openings in travel, from the fresh-faced hotels we’d plan a trip around to boundary-pushing dining, museums, and more.

More Hot List Winners 2022

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The Best New Cruises in the World

The most exciting new openings in travel, from the fresh-faced hotels we’d plan a trip around to boundary-pushing dining, museums, and more.
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The Best New Restaurants in the World

The most exciting new openings in travel, from the fresh-faced hotels we’d plan a trip around to boundary-pushing dining, museums, and more.
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The Best New Museums in the World

The most exciting new openings in travel, from the fresh-faced hotels we’d plan a trip around to boundary-pushing dining, museums, and more.
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Best New Ways to Travel

The most exciting new openings in travel, from the fresh-faced hotels we’d plan a trip around to boundary-pushing dining, museums, and more.

Hot List 2022 by Region

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Where to Travel Next

The most exciting new openings in travel, from the fresh-faced hotels we’d plan a trip around to boundary-pushing dining, museums, and more.
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The Best New Hotels in Europe and the U.K.

The most exciting new openings in travel, from the fresh-faced hotels we’d plan a trip around to boundary-pushing dining, museums, and more.
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The Best New Hotels in the Caribbean, Mexico, and the North Atlantic

The most exciting new openings in travel, from the fresh-faced hotels we’d plan a trip around to boundary-pushing dining, museums, and more.
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The Best New Hotels in Central and South America

The most exciting new openings in travel, from the fresh-faced hotels we’d plan a trip around to boundary-pushing dining, museums, and more.
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The Best New Hotels in Australia and Asia

The most exciting new openings in travel, from the fresh-faced hotels we’d plan a trip around to boundary-pushing dining, museums, and more.
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The Best New Hotels in Africa and the Middle East

The most exciting new openings in travel, from the fresh-faced hotels we’d plan a trip around to boundary-pushing dining, museums, and more.

Browse Hot List 2022 Hotels by Category

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The Best New Affordable Hotels in the World

The most exciting new openings in travel, from the fresh-faced hotels we’d plan a trip around to boundary-pushing dining, museums, and more.
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The Best New Beach Hotels in the World

The most exciting new openings in travel, from the fresh-faced hotels we’d plan a trip around to boundary-pushing dining, museums, and more.
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The Best New Hotels for a Domestic Getaway

The most exciting new openings in travel, from the fresh-faced hotels we’d plan a trip around to boundary-pushing dining, museums, and more.
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The Best Hotel Transformations

The most exciting new openings in travel, from the fresh-faced hotels we’d plan a trip around to boundary-pushing dining, museums, and more.

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How to Spend a Day in Three of Our Hot List 2022 Winners

These hotels and their neighborhoods offer plenty to do around the clock.

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