TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Destinations Awards 2011

TripAdvisor , the largest online travel site, announced a few days ago the winners of its well-known Travelers’ Choice Destinations Awards for this 2011. This has been the third year that the company has awarded these awards, the winners of which are chosen by travelers and by the scores received by destinations as the most visited. The most visited are selected on the travel maps found on the TripAdvisor website and in the TripAdvisor application on Facebook called "The cities I have visited."

Nikhil Ganju , Manager of TripAdvisor (India), has assured that nowadays travelers rely heavily on the opinions of other travelers to finally choose a destination for their vacations. This has helped them to identify the highlights of India , such as:

Leh has been named as the No. 1 destination, followed by Varanasi and Manali.
– Interestingly, destinations such as Havelock Island, Mysore, Tirupati, Matheran and Sikkim, which were high on the list last year, this time have not been mentioned.
– Despite local unrest, Srinagar remains one of the preferred destinations for travelers ranking at number 14.

Worldwide, the most voted destinations have been:
1. Cape Town, South Africa
2. Sydney, Australia
3. Machu Picchu, Peru
4. Paris, France
5. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
6. New York, United States
7. Rome, Italy
8. London, UK
9. Barcelona, ​​Spain
10. Hong Kong, China

The most voted destinations in the United States have been:
1. New York,
2. Honolulu, Hawaii
3. San Francisco, California
4. Las Vegas, Nevada
5. Lahaina, Hawaii
6. Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
7. New Orleans, Louisiana
8. San Diego, California
9. Sedona, Arizona
10. Seattle, Washington