In this issue we reveal the finalists and winners of our reader-voted awards that celebrate the world’s best luxury properties, operators and destinations. We also let you in on exclusive luxury deals in Thailand; the best winter getaways in Australia and New Zealand; and guide you through Reykjavik, west Iceland and Mexico City. Get a glimpse of life on board the new Seabourn Encore; learn the latest in luxury expedition cruising; and compare two of the best worldwide ski passes. We also round up four new luxury trains and five unconventional safari experiences; uncover the emerging golf mecca of Vietnam; give you an exclusive first look at new resort Kokomo Island Fiji and take you to South Korea, Bangkok, Dallas, New York City, Koh Samui, Cook Islands, Italy and Abu Dhabi. We also explore Germany, see the pyramids of ancient Egypt, visit the haciendas of Quito, go sport fishing in far north Queensland, and you can follow our travels to Cuba, Melbourne, Nepal, South Africa, New York, Tokyo, Fiji, New Zealand, South Korea.