Tripadvisor®, the world’s largest travel platform, together with Viator, the world’s leading tours and activities platform and a Tripadvisor company, announced the 2020 Travelers’ Choice Awards for Experiences. The awards recognize the world’s top bookable experiences – tours and activities – as decided by Tripadvisor and Viator travelers. Tripadvisor also released its winning list of top attractions as a part of this promotion, a list of the top 199 globally.
The Travelers’ Choice Awards for Experiences recognize 375 experiences, tours, and activities globally, highlighting the world’s best experiences. They’re also broken down by country, and by category, including day cruises, cultural tours, day trips, multi-day tours, hop-on-hop-off tours, and food, beer, and wine experiences. Winners were determined using an algorithm based on reviews and ratings for bookable experiences over a 12-month period.
The top global winner this year is a Dubai camel riding and desert BBQ experience, and a Chicago architecture river cruise captured the top spot in the U.S.
Travelers’ Choice Experiences
Tripadvisor and Viator are proud to announce the top experience providers who are winners of the Travelers’ Choice awards in the United States and globally. They include:
Top 5 Experiences in the World:
- Premium Red Dunes & Camel Safari with BBQ at Al Khayma Camp – Dubai, United Arab Emirates, bookable from $60
- Pizza and Gelato Cooking Class in Tuscan Farmhouse – Florence, Italy, bookable from $85
- Luxury Small-Group Canal Cruise in Open-Air Boat – Amsterdam, Netherlands, bookable from $22
- Discover Berlin Half-Day Walking Tour – Berlin, Germany, bookable from $12
- Northern Ireland Highlights Day Trip Including Giant’s Causeway from Dublin – Dublin, Ireland, bookable from $79
Travelers’ Choice Awards for Experiences identified the top bookable travel experiences listed on Tripadvisor globally. Winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account a business’s reviews, opinions and popularity with travelers over the last year.
Prices may vary due to seasonality and are accurate as of 31 July 2020.
Travelers’ Choice Attractions
Tripadvisor is also pleased to announce the Travelers’ Choice Awards for Attractions, inclusive of the Best of the Best Water Parks and Amusement Parks in the United States and globally. The awards recognize 199 attractions around the world. The Travelers’ Choice Amusement Park and Water Park award-winners were determined based on the quality and quantity of traveler reviews and opinions for attractions on Tripadvisor in 2019.
Top 5 Amusement Parks in the World:
- Magic Kingdom Park – Orlando, FL
- Puy du Fou – Les Epesses, France
- Universal’s Islands of Adventure – Orlando, Florida
- Disney’s Animal Kingdom – Orlando, Florida
- Universal Studios Florida – Orlando, Florida
Top 5 Water Parks in the World:
- Siam Park – Tenerife, Spain
- Waterbom Bali – Kuta, Indonesia
- Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
- Aqua Dome – Tralee, Ireland
- Aquapark Istralandia – Novigrad, Croatia