Having created The Worlds Best Hotels Ltd in 1998 Nigel has also been responsible for creating The Chic Collection as well as other luxury travel related projects in print and online. The annual
survey published by institutional Investor magazine, upon which The Worlds Best Hotels is based, is now entering its 30th year having started in 1981 as an after dinner survey amongst bankers at a
conference in the south of France. It is still going strong and is widely seen as the gold standard amongst all hotel surveys.
Caroline Eden is a features writer, editor and copywriter specialising in travel. She is the editor and primary author of The World’s Best Hotels annual book and she writes regularly for The Times
Online, The National, The Toronto Star, Stylist magazine, Geographical and GQ. Caroline is currently researching a book on India and has contributed to and edited a new edition of ‘Iran – Ancient and
Modern’ published by Odyssey Books.