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London, Siem Reap come up tops in TripAdvisor's travellers' choices

Posted on 04 May 2012 at 00:02 am

London was named the world’s, Europe’s and the UK’s best destination in TripAdvisor's 2012 Travellers' Choice Destination Awards. With the Diamond Jubilee and Olympic Games fast approaching, it’s a well-timed triumph. 

Following London in the world stakes were New York City and Rome, in second and third places respectively.

Siem Reap shines in Asia

Siem Reap was rated travellers’ favourite destination in Asia. With its rich history and the majestic Angkor Wat temple complex, it’s no wonder tourists are flocking to Siem Reap. Coming in second and third places were China’s main cities of Beijing and Shanghai.

A complete list of 2012 Travellers’ Choice Destinations winners, can be seen here:


Top 25 Travellers’ Choice World Destinations:

1.      London, England

2.      New York City, New York

3.      Rome, Italy

4.      Paris, France

5.      San Francisco, California

6.      Marrakech, Morocco

7.      Istanbul, Turkey

8.      Barcelona, Spain

9.      Siem Reap, Cambodia

10.   Berlin, Germany

11.   Chicago, Illinois

12.   Florence, Italy

13.   Buenos Aires, Argentina

14.   Sydney, Australia

15.   Beijing, China

16.   Prague, Czech Republic

17.   Las Vegas, Nevada

18.   Bora Bora, French Polynesia

19.   Shanghai, China

20.   Honolulu, Hawaii

21.   Los Angeles, California

22.   New Orleans, Louisiana

23.   Cape Town, South Africa

24.   Chiang Mai, Thailand

25.   Dublin, Ireland


Top 25 Travellers’ Choice Asia Destinations:

1. Siem Reap, Cambodia

14. Ubud, Indonesia

2. Beijing, China

15. Hoi An, Vietnam

3. Shanghai, China

16. Luang Prabang, Laos

4. Chiang Mai, Thailand

17. Xi’an, China

5. Male, Maldives

18. Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand

6. Goa, India

19. Taipei, Taiwan

7. Boracay, Philippines

20. Koh Tao, Thailand

8. Hong Kong, China

21. Seoul, South Korea

9. Hanoi, Vietnam

22. Ho Chin Minh City, Vietnam

10. Kathmandu, Nepal

23. New Delhi, India

11. Kyoto, Japan

24. Varanasi, India

12. Tokyo, Japan

25. Halong Bay, Vietnam

13. Singapore






Tags: TripAdvisor , 2012 Travellers' Choice Destinations , London , Siem Reap