A stewardess at the first class bar of an Emirates Airbus A380. Photos: Getty
A stewardess at the first class bar of an Emirates Airbus A380. Photos: Getty

Consider yourself a travel connoisseur? See how your opinion stacks up against the results of Global Traveler's annual GT Tested Awards.

The US-based magazine asked its 28,000 elite business and luxury traveller readers to select their favourite travel related products and services.

Sure to get people talking, this year's roster of winners includes British Airways (Best Business Class), Asiana Airlines (Best Onboard Service), Qantas (Best Airline to Australia/NZ), and TAP Portugal (best Airline in Europe). The awards also cover the best hotel chains, aircraft types and airline security.

GT readers are frequent travellers averaging 16 international and domestic round trips a year, with an average household income of $369,900 USD per year. Readers spend an average of 100 nights a year in hotels, with a whopping 76 percent of them travelling regularly in business class.

See who made the cut this year:

Best Airline in the World - Singapore Airlines
Best Airline to Australia and New Zealand - Qantas
Best Airline in the Middle East - Emirates
Best Airline in Southeast Asia - Singapore Airlines
Best Airline in Europe - TAP Portugal
Best Airline for First Class - Emirates
Best Airline for Business Class - British Airways

Best Airport Staff/Gate Agents - Qatar Airways
Best Airline Cuisine – Alitalia
Best Airport Lounges - Emirates
Best Airport in the World - Incheon International Airport
Best Airport Dining - Changi International Airport
Best Aircraft Type - Boeing 747

Best International Hotel Chain - The Ritz-Carlton
Best Hotel in the United States - The Peninsula Beverly Hills
Best Hotel Chain in Asia - Taj Hotels, Resorts & Palaces
Best European Hotel Chain - Conrad Hotels & Resorts
Best Hotel Chain in the Middle East - Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts
Best Lifestyle Hotel - Andaz

Best Luggage Brand - Briggs & Riley
Best Duty Free Shops - Dubai Duty Free
Best WiFi Service - Boingo Wireless

Do you agree with the results? Who would get your vote?

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