Valencia has been one of the European destinations to have generated the most positive feedback among travelers in 2012
worldwide, according to the result of the first edition of TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Destinations.
These awards, made public on Tuesday, recognise the 52 destinations from around the world who have gathered most positive comments and interest from travellers, ranking the city of Valencia the ninth-placed European destination.
Kiev (Ukraine) leads the list of European winners, with Moscow in second. Next comes Turin (Italy), St. Petersburg (Russia) and Naples (Italy) in fifth. The remaining list is completed by four British cities: Glasgow, Manchester, Belfast and Liverpool.
Globally Mar del Plata, Argentina, leads the list of Ten Destinations on the Rise winners, followed by Sao Paulo (Brazil), Kiev
(Ukraine), Montevideo (Uruguay) Perth (Australia), Mexico City, Hobart (Tasmania), Guadalajara (Mexico), Moscow and Turin.
“We are delighted these destinations are gaining more attention and admiration by TripAdvisor travellers,” said the head of communications for TripAdvisor in Spain, Blanca Zayas. “For travellers who are planning their holidays for the year 2013, these destinations can offer extraordinary places to eat, stay and enjoy.”
This ranking is based on an algorithm which took into account factors such as the quality of the advice and comments of travelers
on accommodation, restaurants and attractions, as well as TripAdvisor clicks, and pins included in the ‘I want to visit’ the
Facebook app Cities I’ve Visited.
Take a look at Valencia on Tripadvisor.