TripAdvisor Reveals World's Most Romantic Hotels
Travelers' Choice Romance Hotels Named in the U.S. and World
NEWTON, Mass., Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor® (NASDAQ: TRIP), the world's largest travel site*, today announced the winners of its 2012 Travelers' Choice Romance awards, honoring the most romantic hotels in the U.S. and the world. Unlike any other hotel honors, TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice winners are based on millions of valuable reviews and opinions from travelers around the world.
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Worldwide, French Polynesia was the top location for lovers, with three hotels in the top five, including the number one property, the Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora. Among U.S. hotels, Kauai, Hawaii properties were popular among travelers seeking an amorous escape with two winners in the top five—the Koa Kea Hotel & Resort in Poipu topping the list and Princeville's St. Regis Princeville Resort coming in at number five. California hotels were also highly recommended for romance, with three properties claiming spots on the list.
"For travelers seeking a romantic getaway with their significant other, whether it be for Valentine's Day or any other romantic occasion, TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Romance hotels offer inspiration for enchanting escapes across the globe," said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor.
2012 Travelers' Choice Romance Hotels – World:
2012 Travelers' Choice Romance Hotels – U.S.:
For the complete list of TripAdvisor's 2012 Travelers' Choice Romance winners, or more Travelers' Choice Hotel award winners for luxury, bargain, spa, and more, go to: www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice.
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*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, Worldwide, August 2011
**Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Inc. and its subsidiaries, Worldwide, August 2011
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