The travel trends that 2017 leaves us on TripAdvisor

Are you one of those who, when traveling, likes to leave an opinion or comment about the place visited or the hotel where they have stayed? Or perhaps you are one of those who, before scheduling your vacation, contrasts the different points of view expressed on different web pages. In either case, I'm sure TripAdvisor It becomes a place of reference both to leave your opinion and to read those of others and choose a destination.

The portal has released the main trends about the most talked about places and the most reservations they have had during the year that ends. I'll tell you in detail below.

The basis of the study

To carry out this study on trends of the year in the tourism sector This website has compiled the contributions of travelers published between October 12, 2016 to October 11, 2017.

These are the general trends in TripAdvisor

In this way, more than 820,000 places of interest throughout the world have received their first opinion during 2017. London It has counted more than a million of them (it is the most commented city) and Barcelona has become the second with the most comments. If we look at the country with the least, we find Eritrea, with 9 users and 17 opinions.


By nationalities

Not all nationalities are equally cooperative when it comes to sharing their experiences. The japanese travelers They are the most prolific in TripAdvisor literature, and have written more reviews than any other with an average of nine more than the rest. The Spanish have written an average of four opinions this year.

Hotels and restaurants

When organizing a vacation, many people choose to read the opinions of certain accommodations or establishments to check their quality based on the experience of previous visitors.

At this point, and regarding hotels, the Hard Rock Hotel in Punta Cana It was the one with the most comments in 2017 and the Boston Park Plaza in Massachusetts was the most reserved through this TripAdvisor.

If you look at restaurants and food establishments the Pastéis de Belem pastry cafe in Lisbon It has received more than 10,000 opinions from travelers, many more than any other in the world.


Tourist attractions

Hotels, airlines, restaurants, cities and also tourist attractions. Organizing a trip requires exhaustive planning. And, on the way back, if you like others to know your experience to help them plan their holidays, you can leave a comment about what was visited. This is what those who visited the Basilica of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Which was the attraction with the most reviews this year (almost 30,000 opinions). Burj Khalifa in Dubai was the most booked in the world on TripAdvisor.

What places were the most popular in Spain?

We finish this review by traveler trends when it comes to reviewing and booking with the ones that have been most popular in our country. They would be as follows:

- Hotel with the most comments in 2017: Barceló Fuerteventura Thalasso Spa.

- Most commented and most reserved attraction: the Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, Barcelona.

- Hotel establishment with the most opinions and comments this year: Chocolatería San Ginés, Madrid.

- Most commented destination: Barcelona.

- Spanish hotel with the most bookings: Hotel Europa, Madrid.

- Number of places and establishments that Spaniards expressed in 2017: 483,118.

- Number of Spanish places and establishments that received their first opinion this year that we left: 46,833.

August 24 was the day in which more reviews were left by Spanish travelers on this specialized portal, with a total of 23,004 reviews.

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