NEWTON, Mass., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor(®), the world's largest travel site*, today announced the winners of its 2013 Travelers' Choice((TM) ) Awards for All-Inclusive Resorts. The awards recognize a total of 100 properties, including the top 25 in the world, and dedicated lists for seven regions around the globe including Africa, Asia, Europe, Caribbean, Mexico, Spain and Turkey.
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Award winners were determined based on the most highly rated all-inclusive resorts on TripAdvisor, according to the reviews and opinions of millions of travelers worldwide. The average nightly rate of award-winning resorts was approximately $485 per night.
"All-inclusive resorts are an outstanding option for travelers who want an all-in-one vacation solution, and we're thrilled to highlight some of the finest around the world," said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor. "For those considering a no-hassle stay that provides the convenience of having almost everything you need on property and included in the price, travelers suggest these amazing properties."
Top 10 All-Inclusive Resorts, World:
1. Iberostar Grand Hotel Paraiso, Playa Paraiso, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
2. Royalton Cayo Santa Maria, Cayo Santa Maria, Cuba
3. The Beloved Hotel, Playa Mujeres, Cancun, Mexico
4. Iberostar Grand Rose Hall, Rose Hall, Montego Bay, Jamaica
5. Excellence Playa Mujeres, Playa Mujeres, Cancun, Mexico
6. Le Blanc Spa Resort, Cancun, Mexico
7. Iberostar Grand Bavaro Hotel, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
8. Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun, Playa Maroma, Playa del Carmen,
9. The Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
10. Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado Don Pablo Collection, Bahia de
Samana, Samana Province, Dominican Republic
Top 10 All-Inclusive Resorts, Caribbean:
1. Royalton Cayo Santa Maria, Cayo Santa Maria, Cuba
2. Iberostar Grand Rose Hall, Rose Hall, Montego Bay, Jamaica
3. Iberostar Grand Bavaro Hotel, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
4. The Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
5. Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado Don Pablo Collection, Bahia de
Samana, Samana Province, Dominican Republic
6. Sandals Royal Plantation, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
7. The BodyHoliday, LeSport, Castries, St. Lucia
8. Beaches Negril Resort & Spa, Negril, Jamaica
9. East Winds Inn, Gros Islet, St. Lucia
10. Melia Cayo Coco, Cayo Coco, Cuba
For the complete list of winners from the 2013 Travelers' Choice Awards for All-Inclusive Resorts, go to www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-AllInclusive.
To see the best hotels for luxury, service and more, as honored in TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards for Hotels from January, go to http://www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Hotels.
TripAdvisor(®) is the world's largest travel site*, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, with more than 260 million unique monthly visitors**, and more than 125 million reviews and opinions covering more than 3.1 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions. The sites operate in 34 countries worldwide, including China under daodao.com. TripAdvisor also includes TripAdvisor for Business, a dedicated division that provides the tourism industry access to millions of monthly TripAdvisor visitors.
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*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, June 2013
**Source: Google Analytics, worldwide data, July 2013
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