The world’s largest travel site, Tripadvisor recently announced the winners of the annual award “Travelers’ Choice” in the category “The best tourist destination according to travelers’ opinion.” The cities, leading by quantity of positive comments from users of the portal, became the award winners.
St. Petersburg became the most popular destination for the third consecutive year. At the same time the city on Neva not only kept superiority of the best tourist destination of the country, but also it took a higher position in the European rating (8th place) and in the world – for three positions higher (14th place). Also for the first time the list of the most attractive European destinations was enriched with two more Russian cities: Sochi and Moscow. Perhaps we are talking about the emerging trend of travels in Russia.
The Chairman of the Committee on Tourism Development of St. Petersburg Inna Shalyto noted:
“We are very grateful to all travelers of the multimillion Tripadvisor community, who write their positive comments about St. Petersburg on the website from year to year. This is the best appraisal of our work and an infinite source of inspiration for new projects. This year of St. Petersburg’s guests will be able to visit ‘The Festival of Light’, the Musical river carnival and the festival ‘’Music on Neva”