Recognizing travelers’ favorite places around the world, travel planning and booking site TripAdvisor has included Crete, Santorini and Rhodes in the top 20 of its top Travelers’ Choice Destinations in Europe for 2017, based on the preferences of travelers.
According to the Travelers’ Choice awards for European destinations by TripAdvisor, Crete is fourth most popular destination in Europe, Santorini is the 16th and Rhodes is the 18th.
Crete also came in sixth among Tripadvisor’s Top 10 Travelers’ Choice Destinations in the World in 2017.
Award winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for hotels, restaurants and attractions in destinations worldwide, gathered over a 12-month period, as well as traveler booking interest on TripAdvisor. The awards honor 418 outstanding destinations in 24 lists across the globe.
“We’re excited to reveal our community’s favorite travel destinations for 2017 and recognize these iconic places with Travelers’ Choice awards,” said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor.