Tuesday, May 03, 2011
Cape Town wins World’s Best Tourist Destination Award
One & Only Luxury Resort in Cape Town, where American Pop music Diva Mariah Carey performed for the great Madiba Nelson Mandela at a private luncheon when it opened in April 2009.
Cape Town has won the first prize as the world’s best destination in the 2011 Travellers Choice Destination Awards of TripAdvisor(R), the world's largest travel site*. Unlike any other awards, TripAdvisor's Travellers' Choice awards are based on the experiences of millions of travellers from around the world.
Top 10 Tourist Destinations in the World
1. Cape Town, South Africa
2. Sidney, Australia
3. Machu Picchu, Peru
4. Paris, France
5. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
6. New York, USA
7. Rome, Italy
8. London, UK
9. Barcelona, Spain
10. Hong Kong.
Tracy Fawcett Kitesurfing girl, Cape Town, South Africa
"Cape Town is clearly the destination to beat," commented Emma O'Boyle, TripAdvisor spokesperson. "With beautiful scenery, great wine and gorgeous weather, it's easy to see why Cape Town, which also played host to last year's World Cup, has topped this year's list."
See the complete list on TripAdvisor(R)
~ By Ekenyerengozi Michael Chima