TripAdvisor Names Travelers' Choice Destinations On The Rise
Top Spots Worldwide Gaining Attention and Admiration from Millions of Travelers
NEWTON, Mass., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel site*, today announced the winners of its 2012 Travelers' Choice® Destinations on the Rise awards. The awards recognize the destinations that have seen the greatest increase in positive traveler feedback and traveler interest, year-over-year.
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The world's top 10 destinations on the rise were named, as well as top 10 lists for the U.S., Europe, Asia, and South America.
"These rising hotspots around the world are increasingly gaining the attention and admiration of travelers on TripAdvisor," said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor. "For those looking to be inspired for vacation planning for 2013, these destinations offer remarkable places to eat, stay and play."
Travelers' Choice Destinations on the Rise – World:
Travelers' Choice Destinations on the Rise – U.S.:
For the complete list of 2012 Travelers' Choice Destinations on the Rise winners, sponsored by Citi®, go to http://www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-DestinationsontheRise-cTop10-g1.
TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP) manages and operates websites under 19 other travel media brands, and together the sites attract more than 74 million unique monthly visitors.** TripAdvisor, Inc.'s travel media brands include www.airfarewatchdog.com, www.bookingbuddy.com, www.cruisecritic.com, www.everytrail.com, www.familyvacationcritic.com, www.flipkey.com, www.holidaylettings.co.uk, www.holidaywatchdog.com, www.independenttraveler.com, www.onetime.com, www.seatguru.com, www.sniqueaway.com, www.smartertravel.com, www.tingo.com, www.travel-library.com, www.travelpod.com, www.virtualtourist.com, www.whereivebeen.com, and www.kuxun.cn.
*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, Worldwide, July 2012
**Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor, Inc. and its subsidiaries, Worldwide, July 2012
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