337 Destinations Worldwide Honored Based on Opinions of Millions of Travelers
Cape Town, South Africa #1 on World List, New York City Top of the Heap in the U.S.
NEWTON, Mass., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel site*, today announced the winners of its 2011 Travelers' Choice® Destinations awards. In its third year of the awards, TripAdvisor has honored 337 outstanding destinations across the globe. In addition to the top 25 in the world overall, top 25 lists have been named for the United States, Europe, the Caribbean & Mexico, Central & South America, Asia, India, South Pacific, Canada, Africa, United Kingdom, France, Italy, Germany and Spain.
Travelers' Choice Destinations awards honor top travel spots worldwide based on millions of real and unbiased opinions from TripAdvisor travelers. Award winners were determined based on a combination of travelers' favorite places and overall destination popularity.
"Millions of TripAdvisor travelers around the globe have helped identify the world's top travel spots," said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor. "The Travelers' Choice Destinations awards not only recognize some of the most beloved travel destinations worldwide, but serve as inspiration for millions of travelers looking to plan their next trip."
2011 Travelers' Choice World Destinations:
- Cape Town, South Africa
- Sydney, Australia
- Machu Picchu, Peru
- Paris, France
- Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- New York City, United States