By Jenny Berg Posted September 4, 2008, 12:55 PM EDT
CHICAGO Travel & Leisure's 2008 World's Best awards, which are featured in the magazine's September issue, focus on travel-related categories ranging from airlines and cruise ships to hotels and spas. Three Chicago properties made the list of 100 best hotels in the U.S. and Canada: The Peninsula came in at No. 10, the James Hotel at 29, and the Ritz-Carlton at 56. The Peninsula Spa by ESPA Chicago is 17th on the magazine's list of 20 “World's Best" hotel spas.