The results of the international travel award TripAdvisor Travelers Choice have been published. The hotel awards are based on millions of comments, reviews, ratings and opinions from travelers on TripAdvisor. Which hotels have won the “Best of the Best in the World” nomination, and how much does it cost to stay in them?
As part of the TripAdvisor Travelers Choice, hotels in the world were judged this time in 10 different categories (Best of the Best in the World, Small Hotels, B&Bs and Inns, All Inclusive, Safari Hotels ”, “Hotels with the best view from the rooftop”, “Hotels for perfect photos”, “Hot news”, “Romantic getaway” and “Hotels that users add to favorites most often”). Based on the ratings and opinions of the guests, the TOP-25 best objects in each category were created.
25 hotels from Belize, Brazil, Great Britain, Greece, India, Indonesia, Italy, Cambodia, Kenya, Costa Rica, Macao (PRC), Maldives, Mexico, the Netherlands, Portugal were among the winners of the “Best of the Best in the World” nomination. , USA, Thailand, Turkey, Switzerland and Fiji.
The list of twenty-five “Best of the Best” includes a variety of properties – from chic family hotels with “ultra all inclusive” to boutique hotels. Among the list of winners in 2021 there are hotels that are well known to Russian tourists and operate in popular outbound beach destinations in our country – Turkey, Greece and the Maldives.
The premium Turkish hotel Club Prive by RIXOS Belek 5 * is best known to Russians (11th place in the TripAdvisor Travelers Choice 2022 rating).
“The hotel is rightfully considered one of the best on the Antalya coast of Turkey. The main feature: the hotel has only accommodation in villas with a private area, private pools and Privé concierge service. This is a high-budget premium hotel, widely known and popular with Russian VIP tourists. It is chosen by families with children, groups of tourists, couples who prefer solitude,” says Marina Makarkova, head of public relations for the tour operator Coral Travel.
Another popular hotel among wealthy Russians that was included in the TripAdvisor Travelers Choice 2022 rating is the Greek Sani Dunes 5 * (3rd place). According to Coral Travel, the high demand for this facility is due to the high quality of services, cozy atmosphere and excellent cuisine.
“One of the main features of the hotel: the priority of cuisine from organic products, the largest heated swimming pool in Greece. The hotel is expensive, it is chosen by tourists with a big budget and high requirements for service and healthy food,” Ms. Makarkova explains.
Two Maldivian hotels included in the rating – Kandolhu 5 * (4th place) and Mirihi Island 5 * (13th place), in Russia are in demand among couples and honeymooners, they lack infrastructure for children and are focused on a secluded and romantic getaway, specifies Marina Makarkova from Coral Travel.
Both hotels are very small. Kandolhu 5 * – a hotel on a small island measuring 150 by 200 meters, it has a very colorful house reef. To maintain a quiet environment, the hotel does not provide motorized water sports. Mirihi Island 5 * is located on an island measuring 350 by 50 m, the reef here is considered one of the best house reefs in the Maldives.