Forbes Travel Guide reveals 2024 Star Awards

i By February 7, 2024 No Comments

Forbes Travel Guide (FTG) – the only independent, global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants, spas and ocean cruises – today unveiled its 2024 Star Awards.

The 66th annual list spans more than 2,000 properties worldwide. It features 340 Five-Star, 600 Four-Star and 503 Recommended hotels; 78 Five-Star, 121 Four-Star and 59 Recommended restaurants; 126 Five-Star and 201 Four-Star spas; and seven Four-Star and five Recommended cruise ships. This year, the hotel ratings expanded into new destinations, including Baku, AzerbaijanCuracaoIcelandSardinia, ItalyKenya; Algarve and Madeira, PortugalRwanda; Koh Samui, ThailandRabat, MoroccoMakkah, Saudi Arabia; and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

See the full list of honorees on

Some highlights from the 2024 winners are:

“Travel was highly anticipated to have a strong year and the new winners on our 2024 list reflect the increased efforts properties are making to deliver elevated guest experiences,” said Amanda Frasier, president of Ratings for Forbes Travel Guide. “This year’s list demonstrates the evolving focus the discerning traveler has on well-being and the desire for authentic destination-centric itineraries. We congratulate all the 2024 Star Award winners for their significant achievements.”