Announces Winners of its Annual Awards

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The web publication for the traveling millennial announces the sixth-annual The Trazees winners

Trazee Travel, the web publication aimed at travelers aged 25–40 and part of the FXExpress Publications, Inc. family of publications, which includes Global Traveler and, announces the annual winners of The Trazees. This is the sixth year for the web publication’s awards, following its launch in September 2014. is aimed at travelers ages 25–40, designed and created by the same demographic. Updated daily, Trazee Travel delivers fresh content on a range of travel trends, products, tips and reviews. Original features include Top 5, a list of the best five things to see or do in a given destination; and Under $100, with information on how to see a select destination for less than $100 per day.

“Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 The Trazees — what an illustrious bunch! For six years, has served as the source for millennial travelers, and that discerning group seeks out only the best,” said Kimberly Krol Inlander, editor in chief. “And the best of the best are the winners listed below, a list we are honored to unveil, especially in an unprecedented year for the travel industry.”

We asked, and our readers answered. Reader votes for the best in travel across a range of categories were collected December 2019 –September 2020. The winners will be announced on Dec. 14, and are also available in the December issue of Global Traveler, available now. The winners will also be honored in a virtual awards event at on Dec. 14 at 3 p.m. EST.

Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 The Trazees:

Favorite International Airline
United Airlines

Favorite Airline Alliance
Fourth Consecutive Year

Favorite Aircraft Type
Boeing 777

Favorite Airline Website
Third Consecutive Year

Favorite Frequent-Flyer Program
United MileagePlus
Third Consecutive Year

Favorite Airline in North America
Air Canada
Second Consecutive Year

Favorite Low-Cost Airline

Favorite Airline in Central/South America
Aerolineas Argentinas

Favorite Airline in Europe
TAP Air Portugal
Third Consecutive Year

Favorite Airline in Africa
Ethiopian Airlines

Favorite Airline in the Middle East
Etihad Airways
Second Consecutive Year

Favorite Airline in Asia
Cathay Pacific Airways

Favorite Airline in Mexico

Favorite Green Airline
United Airlines
Second Consecutive Year

Favorite Airline App
American Airlines

Favorite Overall Airport in the World
Incheon International Airport

Favorite Airport in North America
Chicago O’Hare International Airport

Favorite Airport in Asia
Incheon International Airport

Favorite Airport in Europe
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Favorite Airport in the Middle East
Abu Dhabi International Airport

Favorite Airport in Central/South America
Bogotá El Dorado International Airport
Second Consecutive Year

Favorite Airport Dining
Chicago O’Hare International Airport

Favorite Airport Shopping
Chicago O’Hare International Airport

Favorite Hotel Chain
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
Second Consecutive Year

Favorite Lifestyle Hotel Chain

Favorite Hotel Website
Second Consecutive Year

Favorite Hotel Rewards Program
IHG Rewards Club
Second Consecutive Year

Favorite Hotel Chain in Asia
Aloft Hotels

Favorite Hotel Chain in Central/South America
Fiesta Americana Hotels & Resorts

Favorite Hotel Chain in Mexico
Fiesta Americana Hotels & Resorts
Sixth Consecutive Year

Favorite Hotel Chain in the Middle East
Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts
Second Consecutive Year

Favorite Hotel App
Hilton Hotels

Favorite Country

Favorite Honeymoon Destination

Favorite Adventure Destination
Third Consecutive Year

Favorite Foodie City
Asheville, North Carolina
Third Consecutive Year

Friendliest City
Birmingham, Alabama

Favorite Beach Town, Northeast United States (Maine–Connecticut)
Nantucket, Massachusetts

Favorite Beach Town, Mid-Atlantic United States (New York–Maryland)
Ocean City, Maryland

Favorite Beach Town, Mid-Southern United States (Virginia–North Carolina)
Virginia Beach, Virginia

Favorite Beach Town, Southeastern United States (South Carolina–Georgia)
Kiawah Island, South Carolina

Favorite Beach Town, Florida East
Amelia Island, Florida

Favorite Beach Town, Florida West
Sarasota, Florida

Favorite Beach Town, Florida Panhandle
Cape San Blas, St. Joseph Peninsula, Florida

Favorite Beach Town, Gulf (Alabama/Mississippi/Louisiana)
Orange Beach, Alabama

Favorite Beach Town, Texas
South Padre Island, Texas

Favorite Beach Town, Southern California (San Luis Obispo County–
Laguna Beach, California

Favorite Beach Town, Northern California (Monterey County–North)
Carmel-by-the-Sea, California

Favorite Beach Town, Pacific Northwest
Port Angeles, Washington

Favorite Rental Car Company
National Car Rental

Favorite Tour Operator
Second Consecutive Year

Favorite Luggage Brand

Favorite Credit Card
United Explorer Card from Chase
Third Consecutive Year

Favorite Cruise Line
Paul Gauguin Cruises

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About targets the sought-after under-40 traveler. A network of journalists updates travelers daily with content on subjects of unique interest to this demographic, focused on products, tips, reviews, events, Top 5 listicles, Under $100 day guides and trends covering a wide range of topics. Trazee Travel is the ultimate source of information for this group of intrepid young travelers. According to MediaMark Research (Gfk MRI), Trazee readers average six foreign trips every three years, with more than 90 percent holding passports. Traditional banner advertising is complemented with sponsored content and creative digital marketing, including Trazee on the Go and sponsored e-newsletters. Editorial newsletters include TrazeeMail, sent weekly. Each year, awards The Trazees, the favorite travel brands as selected by the readers of

About FXExpress Publications, Inc.
FXExpress Publications, Inc., based in Yardley, Pa., is a privately held company publishing Global Traveler,, FX Excursions, eFlyer USA and several annuals. WhereverFamily LLC publishes and its related brands, and Trazee Travel, LLC publishes

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