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May 04, 2011

Cape Town is the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice No.1 destination

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A screen shot from the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2011 page

TripAdvisor has announced the top 25 Travelers’ Choice 2011 best destinations and Cape Town, after 45-million travellers have had their say, has been declared the world’s No.1 destination.

The planet’s most popular travel website lists Sydney (Australia) in second place and Machu Picchu (Peru) in third.

TripAdvisor spokesperson, Emma O’Boyle, was quoted by PRNewswire as saying, “Cape Town is clearly the destination to beat. 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.”

The top 10 destinations in the world for 2011, according to TripAdvisor are:

1. Cape Town, South Africa
2. Sydney, Australia
3. Machu Picchu, Peru
4. Paris, France
5. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
6. New York City, New York
7. Rome, Italy
8. London, United Kingdom
9. Barcelona, Spain
10. Hong Kong, China

See the full list of awards on the TripAdvisor website.

Come to Cape Town!

If you haven’t yet visited Cape Town and want to see what all the fuss is about, start planning your trip now. Browse out accommodation database at your leisure, have a look at our See and Do section to get an overview of what’s on offer and get in touch with one of our accredited tour operators to customise your schedule.

If you have any further queries, phone Cape Town Tourism on +27 (0)21 487 6800 or email info@capetown.travel

Watch our video below for a better idea of what a trip to Cape Town could include.

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