TripAdvisor Names Travelers' Choice Destinations On The Rise

         TripAdvisor Names Travelers' Choice Destinations On The Rise

Top Spots Worldwide Gaining Attention and Admiration from Millions of

PR Newswire

NEWTON, Mass., Nov. 13, 2012

NEWTON, Mass., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor^®, the world's
largest travel site*, today announced the winners of its 2012 Travelers'
Choice^® Destinations on the Rise awards. The awards recognize the
destinations that have seen the greatest increase in positive traveler
feedback and traveler interest, year-over-year.

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The world's top 10 destinations on the rise were named, as well as top 10
lists for the U.S., Europe, Asia, and South America.

"These rising hotspots around the world are increasingly gaining the attention
and admiration of travelers on TripAdvisor," said Barbara Messing, chief
marketing officer for TripAdvisor. "For those looking to be inspired for
vacation planning for 2013, these destinations offer remarkable places to eat,
stay and play."

Travelers' Choice Destinations on the Rise – World:

1.Mar del Plata, Argentina
2.Sao Paulo, Brazil
3.Kiev, Ukraine
4.Montevideo, Uruguay
5.Perth, Australia
6.Mexico City, Mexico
7.Hobart, Australia
8.Guadalajara, Mexico
9.Moscow, Russia
10.Turin, Italy

Travelers' Choice Destinations on the Rise – U.S.:

1.Austin, Texas
2.Memphis, Tennessee
3.Colorado Springs, Colorado
4.Portland, Maine
5.Denver, Colorado
6.Portland, Oregon
7.Fort Myers, Florida
8.Phoenix, Arizona
9.Dallas, Texas
10.Gatlinburg, Tennessee

For the complete list of 2012 Travelers' Choice Destinations on the Rise
winners, sponsored by Citi^®, go to on the Rise.

About TripAdvisor
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 60 million unique monthly
visitors*, and over 75 million reviews and opinions. The sites operate in 30
countries worldwide, includingChina TripAdvisor also
includes TripAdvisor for Business, a dedicated division that provides the
tourism industry access to millions of monthly TripAdvisor visitors.

TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP) manages and operates websites under 19 other
travel media brands, and together the sites attract more than 74 million 
unique monthly visitors.** TripAdvisor, Inc.'s travel media brands include,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, and

*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, Worldwide, July 2012

**Source: comScore Media Metrix forTripAdvisor, Inc.and its subsidiaries,
Worldwide, July 2012

©2012 TripAdvisor, Inc. All rights reserved.

SOURCE TripAdvisor

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