Jamaica Voted One of the Best Destinations in the World - Trip Advisor

 

Online travel website Tripadvisor.com has named Jamaica to the 14th position in its ranking of the Top 25 destinations in the world. The island was cited for its mix of relaxation and adventure activities available to tourists, noting the prime hiking and bird watching offered in its forests and its reggae and dancehall music venues in Kingston; historical heritage sites in Trelawny; shopping and snorkeling availability in Montego Bay; and the luxurious spas of Ocho Rios. The full list of top world destinations, in order of ranking, includes:

 1. London, United Kingdom

2. Paris, France                                                                                                       

3. Rome, Italy                                                                                                         

4. Crete, Greece                                                                                                     

5. Bali, Indonesia                                                                                                      

6. Phuket, Thailand                                                                                                   

7. Barcelonia, Spain                                                                                                  

8. Instanbul, Turkey                                                                                                 

9. Marrakech, Morocco                                                                                         

10. Dubai, United Arab Emirates                                                                             

11. Prague, Czech Republic                                                                                 

12. Siem Reap, Cambodia                                                                                       

13. New York City, New York                                                                                     

14. Jamaica                                                                                                               

15. Hanoi, Vietnam                                                                                                 

16. Tokyo, Japan                                                                                                     

17. Playa del Carmen, Mexico                                                                                  

18. Lisbon, Portugal                                                                                                  

19. Kathmandu, Nepal                                                                                              

20. Jaipur, India                                                                                                         

21. Hurghada, Egypt                                                                                                 

22. Hong Kong, China                                                                                               

23. Cusco, Peru                                                                                                        

24. Sydney, Australia                                                                                                

25. Tel Aviv, Israel

Tripadvisor gave Jamaica the Number One spot on its ranking of the Top 10 destinations in the Caribbean, making special mention of Seven Mile Beach, Negril Cliffs, and Mayfield Falls. The complete list of Top 10 Caribbean destinations, in order of ranking, includes:

 

1. Jamaica                                                                                                                

2. Puerto RIco                                                                                                         

3. Aruba                                                                                                                   

4. Barbados                                                                                                               

5. Punta Cana, Dominican Republic                                                                       

6. Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands                                                                          

7. St. Lucia                                                                                                             

8. Providenciales, Turks and Caicos                                                                         

9. Guadeloupe                                                                                                     

10. New Providence Island, Bahamas

Award winners for the Best Destinations awards were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for hotels, restaurants and attractions in destinations worldwide, gathered over a 12-month period, as well as traveler booking interest on TripAdvisor.
TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site, with over 730 million reviews and opinions covering the world's largest selection of travel listings worldwide. It covers approximately 8.1 million accommodations, airlines, experiences, and restaurants.

Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett says, “Jamaica is very pleased to once again receive these incredible accolades from the acclaimed travel website TripAdvisor. We have been increasing our efforts to better meet the needs of our visitors, by focusing on securing meaningful investments and improving on the variety of quality offerings in the destination. We want to thank all of our visitors for choosing Jamaica and we are always ready to welcome them to our shores.”

References

https://jamaicans.com/jamaica-ranks-12th-list-top-travel-destinations-world-first-among-top-10-caribbean-destinations/

https://www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Destinations

https://www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Destinations-cTop-g147237

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Jacqueline Cameron is a writer with decades of writing experience running the gamut from blogging to reporting. She lives in Kingston, Jamaica and is the chief writer for the Jamaica So Nice Blog. She is a trained engineer and musician and loves to see people transformed through her work.


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