TripAdvisor Unveils 2012 Travelers' Choice Hotels for Families
Awards Honor Family-Friendly Properties Worldwide, According to Reviews and Opinions from Millions of Travelers
NEWTON, Mass., April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel site*, today announced its 2012 Travelers' Choice® award-winning Hotels for Families. This year, 504 top family-friendly properties were recognized in 25 markets around the globe including the U.S., Europe, Caribbean, Africa, Asia, and the South Pacific.
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Award winners were determined based on the hotels most highly rated by those who traveled with family. Unlike any other honors, TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice winners are based on millions of valuable reviews and opinions from travelers around the world.
"To inspire travelers planning family trips this year, TripAdvisor has identified hundreds of the most highly rated family-friendly properties covering popular hotspots as well as other appealing destinations for families worldwide," said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor.
To provide even more information to help travelers plan the perfect trip, TripAdvisor has named family-friendly "Large Hotels and Resorts" and "Small Hotels and Motels" in the U.S. and world. Large properties feature 100 rooms or more. The average nightly rate(1) for the entire list of the 2012 Travelers' Choice Hotels for Families is $274 per night. U.S. large properties average cost per night is $292, and U.S. small properties average $131 per night.
Select Travelers' Choice Hotels for Families Award Winners:
Top 10 World Large Hotels and Resorts:
Top 10 U.S. Large Hotels and Resorts:
Top 10 U.S. Small Hotels and Motels:
For the complete list of the 2012 Travelers' Choice Hotels for Families, go to http://www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Family
(1) Average nightly rates reflect current rates from properties with rates listed on TripAdvisor.
TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP) manages and operates websites under 19 other travel media brands, and together the sites attract more than 69 million unique monthly visitors**. TripAdvisor'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, January 2012
**Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Inc. and its subsidiaries, Worldwide, January 2012
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