Published on : Thursday, March 23, 2017
Bali has been named as the world’s best travel destination in 2017, ranking first, by a tourism site in TripAdvisor network. The ranking was based upon the selection of foreign tourists. According to Ida Bagus Agung Partha Adnyana, chairman of the Indonesian Tourism Industry Association (GIPI) of Bali chapter, “This award actually belongs to the whole people of Bali as the world’s best destinations.”
The chairman said that Bali repeatedly has been on the top of the category of the World’s Best Island or Best Destinations in Asia. However, to be the world’s best travel destination is indeed a greater honor for Bali.
Among 25 best world destinations, Bali ranks first as the world’s best destination on the TripAdvisor page. London is at the second place, followed by Paris, Rome, New York City, Crete in Greece, Barcelona, Siem Reap in Cambodia, Prague and Phuket Thailand. At the 11th place is Istanbul, followed by Jamaica, Hoi An Vietnam, St Petersburg in Russia, Roatan Bay Islands, Marrakech in Morocco, Ambergris Caye Belize, Rio de Janeiro, St Maarten, Playa del Carmen in Mexico, Dubai, Grand Cayman, Kathmandu, Bora-Bora and Cusco in Peru.