"We want to steer you to places which offer that push-pull of foreignness and familiarity: comfortable but also defiantly out of your comfort zone," said Pilar Guzmán, the magazine's editor-in-chief. CNN Travel asked Conde Nast Traveler editors to pick a baker's dozen of their favorite properties from the list of 60 hotels, all of which have opened in the last 12 months. Their favorites are listed in alphabetical order by region at Condé Nast Traveler.