TripAdvisor Names 2013 Travelers' Choice Awards for Hotels for Families

   TripAdvisor Names 2013 Travelers' Choice Awards for Hotels for Families

231 Accommodations Honored Worldwide Based on Reviews and Opinions from
Millions Who Traveled with Family

PR Newswire

NEWTON, Mass., March 5, 2013

NEWTON, Mass., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --TripAdvisor^®, the world's
largest travel site*, today announced the winners of its 2013 Travelers'
Choice Awards for Hotels for Families. This year's awards recognize a total
of 231 family-friendly properties, and top accommodations were identified in
26 regions and countries across the globe, including dedicated lists for
Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, Caribbean, China, Europe, Japan, Mexico,
Middle East, South America, South Pacific, and the U.S.

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Award winners were determined based on the hotels most highly rated by those
who traveled with family. Unlike any other hotel honors, TripAdvisor
Travelers' Choice winners are based on millions of valuable reviews and
opinions collected in a single year from travelers around the world.

"For those planning family trips this year, these lists highlight hotels
around the world that family travelers love most," said Barbara Messing, chief
marketing officer for TripAdvisor. "Wherever you're thinking of traveling, the
lists provide inspiration for places to stay in popular family spots as well
as lesser-known but similarly appealing family-friendly destinations."

Top 10 U.S. Hotels for Families:
1. Floridays Resort, Orlando, Florida
2.Woodloch Pines Resort, Hawley, Pennsylvania
3. WorldQuest Orlando Resort, Orlando, Florida
4. West Inn and Suites Carlsbad, Carlsbad, California
5. Red Jacket Mountain View Resort, North Conway, New Hampshire
6. Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort, Orlando, Florida
7. Disney's Beach Club Resort, Orlando, Florida
8. Village at Indian Point, Branson, Missouri
9. Lake Buena Vista Resort Village & Spa, Orlando, Florida
10. Marriott's Harbour Lake, Orlando, Florida



Top 10 World Hotels for Families:



1. Cavallino Bianco Family Spa Grand Hotel, Ortisei, Italy

2. Club Med Ixtapa Pacific, Ixtapa, Mexico

3. Family Hotel La Grotta, Vigo di Fassa, Italy

4. Hotel Baltic, Giulianova, Italy

5. Floridays Resort Orlando, Orlando, Florida

6. Woodloch Pines Resort, Hawley, Pennsylvania

7. WorldQuest Orlando Resort, Orlando, Florida

8. West Inn and Suites Carlsbad, Carlsbad, California

9. Red Jacket Mountain View Resort, North Conway, New Hampshire

10. Beaches Negril Resort & Spa, Negril, Jamaica

For the complete list of winners from the 2013 Travelers' Choice Awards for
Hotels for Families, more reviews and candid traveler photos, go to
www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Family.

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.

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 underdaodao.com. 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 75 million 
unique monthly visitors.** TripAdvisor, Inc.'s travel media brands include
www.airfarewatchdog.com, www.bookingbuddy.com, www.cruisecritic.com,
www.everytrail.com, www.familyvacationcritic.com, www.flipkey.com,
www.holidaylettings.co.uk, www.holidaywatchdog.com,
www.independenttraveler.com, www.onetime.com,www.seatguru.com,
www.sniqueaway.com, www.smartertravel.com, www.tingo.com,
www.travel-library.com, www.travelpod.com, www.virtualtourist.com,
www.whereivebeen.com, and www.kuxun.cn.

*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, Worldwide, January 2013

**Source: comScore Media Metrix forTripAdvisor, Inc.and its subsidiaries,
Worldwide, January 2013

©2013 TripAdvisor, Inc. All rights reserved.

SOURCE TripAdvisor

Website: http://www.tripadvisor.com
Contact: Julie Cassetina, +1-617-670-6529, jcassetina@tripadvisor.com
 
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