The Darling recognised in TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards

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The Darling recognised in TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards

The Darling, Sydney’s most luxurious boutique hotel located in Darling Harbour has been recognised in three categories of TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Awards 2017 including: Top 25 Hotels – Australia; Top 25 Hotels for Romance – Australia; and Top 25 Luxury Hotels – Australia. The award, based on the reviews and opinions from millions of travellers globally, places The Darling within the top 1% of hotels across Australia. Dedicated to providing guests with an exceptional luxury experience, The Darling delivers five-star customer service and ‘thrilling moments’ for its guests.     Dino Mezzatesta, the newly appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Hotels, Food & Beverage and Retail commented the win reflects the team’s commitment to creating outstanding hotel experiences. “To be acknowledged by TripAdvisor […]

Travel Like a Pro with TripAdvisor Hacks

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Travel Like a Pro with TripAdvisor Hacks

Most often turn to TripAdvisor for the wealth of reviews you can easily look up so you feel more confident of where you want to stay, what you want to eat, see or do when you’re on a trip. Aside from researching your options, making reservations and bookings are a lot easier now and something you can do directly on the site or through its mobile app. But how many of us truly know how to travel like a pro? Here are some hacks so you can use TripAdvisor to feel like a Jedi traveller – read on and go forth to conquer new destinations. It is your destiny.   Inspire your inner wanderer #1 Try an airline you’ve not flown with […]

BookDoc Makes Medical Tourism More Enjoyable with TripAdvisor

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BookDoc Makes Medical Tourism More Enjoyable with TripAdvisor

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — BookDoc today announced its latest content partnership with the world’s largest travel site, TripAdvisor. BookDoc users are now able to search for top-rated restaurants and attractions around the vicinity of their healthcare appointments in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Thailand when using either the BookDoc mobile app or website, making medical travel more enjoyable both locally and abroad. TripAdvisor enables travellers all over the world to unleash the potential whenever they are on-the-go. The platform offers advice from millions of travellers, as well as a wide variety of travel choices and planning features so travellers can plan and book the perfect trip. Its branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, reaching […]

TripAdvisor Reveals World’s Best Fine Dining Restaurants & Malaysia’s Top Cheap Eats According to Travellers’ Choice

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TripAdvisor Reveals World’s Best Fine Dining Restaurants & Malaysia’s Top Cheap Eats According to Travellers’ Choice

SINGAPORE, October 19, 2016 – TripAdvisor®, the travel planning and booking site, today announced its Travellers’ Choice™ awards for top restaurants around the world. This year’s awards recognise 528 restaurants overall, including the top 25 fine dining in the world and dedicated lists for Asia, Canada, Europe, India, Mexico, South America, South Pacific, the U.K. and the U.S. This year, TripAdvisor has also awarded some of the best bargain dining establishments around the world.  Award winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews for restaurants around the world, gathered over a 12-month period. “Eating is such a big part of a travel journey so we’re incredibly excited to recognise the top places to eat […]

TripAdvisor Announces Best Time to Book Hotels for December Holidays

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TripAdvisor Announces Best Time to Book Hotels for December Holidays

SINGAPORE, October 6, 2016 – TripAdvisor®, the travel planning and booking site, announced its “Best Time to Book” Holiday report, revealing the least expensive times to book hotels in popular global destinations for the December and New Year’s Eve holidays, based on TripAdvisor hotel booking and meta click data 1. “Travellers looking to head to Asian destinations for the December holidays can expect great value but those who book their accommodations on TripAdvisor from September onwards can save 16% or more versus the peak rates,” saidJanice Lee Fang, TripAdvisor’s communications director for Asia Pacific. “While hotels in Asia are generally a bargain, travellers can refer to our booking data to find out when is the most ideal time to make their bookings […]

TripAdvisor Announces Commitment to Improve Wildlife Welfare Standards in Tourism

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TripAdvisor Announces Commitment to Improve Wildlife Welfare Standards in Tourism

SINGAPORE, October 12, 2016 – TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, today announced its commitment to launch a set of industry-leading actions, including changes to its policy on selling tickets to animal attractions, and the launch of a new education portal to help inform travellers about the standards of care for wild, captive, and endangered species in tourism and their interactions with tourists, and their impact on wildlife conservation. TripAdvisor and its Viator brand will discontinue selling tickets for specific tourism experiences where travellers come into physical contact with captive wild animals or endangered species, including but not limited to elephant rides, petting tigers, and swim with dolphin attractions. While some attractions will cease booking through TripAdvisor immediately, the company plans to […]

The Petronas Twin Towers is ranked 7th in Asia and 1st in Malaysia!

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The Petronas Twin Towers is ranked 7th in Asia and 1st in Malaysia!

SINGAPORE, May 18, 2016 – TripAdvisor®, the travel planning and booking site, has announced the winners of its Travellers’ ChoiceTM awards for Landmarks. Award winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for landmarks worldwide, gathered over a 12-month period. Angkor Wat in Cambodia clinches the third spot in the world list, while Taj Mahal in India, the only other Asian winner in the top ten, is ranked fifth globally. The awards also honour top landmarks in Asia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. “The Travellers’ Choice Landmarks highlight some of the world’s most iconic, must-see man- made attractions that have […]

Tripadvisor Recognises The World’s Best Destinations With Travellers’ Choice Awards

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Tripadvisor Recognises The World’s Best Destinations With Travellers’ Choice Awards

SINGAPORE, 22 March 2016 – TripAdvisor®, the travel planning and booking site, today announced the winners of its Travellers’ ChoiceTM awards for destinations, recognising travellers’ favourite places around the world. Award winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for hotels, restaurants and attractions in destinations worldwide, gathered over a 12-month period, as well as traveller booking interest on TripAdvisor. In Asia, Siem Reap, Hanoi and Ubud in Bali feature as top destinations in the world, coming in 5th, 8th and 10th respectively. Commenting on this year’s win, Indonesian Minister of Tourism Arief Yahya said, “It’s really great to know how Ubud, once a hidden paradise in Bali, has now become a […]

Asian women are in the driver’s seat with travel decision making

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Asian women are in the driver’s seat with travel decision making

TripAdvisor today unveiled findings to a travel survey highlighting how women across Asia plan their holidays, what factors guide them and the influence they have on decision-making.

Top 10 Travellers’ Choice Beaches in Asia

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Top 10 Travellers’ Choice Beaches in Asia

TripAdvisor®, the travel planning and booking site, today announced the winners of its Travellers’ Choice™ awards for Beaches. This year’s awards honour 343 beaches including the top 25 in the world and lists for Asia, Africa, Australia, Caribbean, Central America, Europe, South America, the South Pacific, the U.K. and the U.S. Travellers’ Choice award-winning beaches were determined based on the quantity and quality of traveller reviews and ratings for beaches on TripAdvisor gathered over a 12-month period. “For that perfect sun and sand getaway, you may want to visit some of the world’s best rated beaches located right here in Asia,” said TripAdvisor spokesperson, Jean Ow-Yeong. “If you plan ahead, you can book a hotel at five of the ten winning beaches in Asia […]

TripAdvisor Introduces New Feature to Help Travellers Research, Compare and Book Tours

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TripAdvisor Introduces New Feature to Help Travellers Research, Compare and Book Tours

TripAdvisor™ announced the launch of its new feature that allows users to easily compare and book tours and tickets for attractions around the world by integrating tour inventory and pricing information from Viator, which was acquired by TripAdvisor earlier this year in August.

TripAdvisor Launches New Personalised Hotel Recommendations

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TripAdvisor Launches New Personalised Hotel Recommendations

TripAdvisor™, the world’s largest travel site*, announced the launch of its “Just for You” feature that provides more personalised hotel recommendations to TripAdvisor users based on their individual preferences and travel research on the site.

TripAdvisor Reveals the Most Affordable Island Destinations in Southeast Asia in TripIndex Island Sun

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TripAdvisor Reveals the Most Affordable Island Destinations in Southeast Asia in TripIndex Island Sun

Penang is the most affordable Malaysian island destination and also home to the most economical hotel room for two.

Aquaria KLCC Ranked Amongst Top Five Aquariums in Asia in TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Zoos and Aquariums

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Aquaria KLCC Ranked Amongst Top Five Aquariums in Asia in TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Zoos and Aquariums

TripAdvisor™, the world’s largest travel site*, today announced the winners of its Travellers’ Choice™ awards for Zoos and Aquariums around the globe. In total, 275 winners were identified, including the top 25 in the world and dedicated lists for Asia, Canada, Europe, India, South America, South Pacific, the U.K. and the U.S.

If It’s in the Hotel Room, It’s a Souvenir, Right?

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If It’s in the Hotel Room, It’s a Souvenir, Right?

TripAdvisor survey reveals the unconventional items Malaysians enjoy bringing home as a souvenir… without paying

Club Med Cherating Beach in Kuantan among Asia’s Top 10 in TripAdvisor’s 2013 Travellers’ Choice Awards for All-Inclusive Resorts

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Club Med Cherating Beach in Kuantan among Asia’s Top 10 in TripAdvisor’s 2013 Travellers’ Choice Awards for All-Inclusive Resorts

TripAdvisor™, the world’s largest travel site*, today announced the winners of its 2013 Travellers’ Choice™ Awards for All-Inclusive Resorts. The awards recognise a total of 100 properties, including the top 25 in the world, and dedicated lists for seven regions around the globe including Asia, Africa, Europe, Caribbean, Mexico, Spain and Turkey.

TripAdvisor™ Serves Up 2013 Travellers’ Choice Restaurant

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TripAdvisor™ Serves Up 2013 Travellers’ Choice Restaurant

TripAdvisor™, the world’s largest travel site*, today announced the winners of its 2013 Travellers’ Choice™ Restaurants awards. The awards honour travellers’ favourite fine dining establishments worldwide, based on millions of valuable reviews and opinions on TripAdvisor.

TripAdvisor Presents 10 Incredibly Unique Hotels around the World

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TripAdvisor Presents 10 Incredibly Unique Hotels around the World

Resort on a former oil rig in Malaysia amongst the list of most unique hotels on TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor reveals the Top 10 Attractions in Kuching

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TripAdvisor reveals the Top 10 Attractions in Kuching

Kuching is not only home to dazzling coral reefs, pristine white beaches, stunning heritage sites and mouth-watering local cuisine; it has also been the host of Sarawak’s renowned Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) for many years. This popular three-day festival which is slated to take place on 28 to 30 June 2013 is set in the lush tropical jungle at the base of Mount Santubong.

Petronas Twin Towers and Menara Kuala Lumpur Named Top Landmarks in Malaysia, According to Millions of TripAdvisor Travellers

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Petronas Twin Towers and Menara Kuala Lumpur Named Top Landmarks in Malaysia, According to Millions of TripAdvisor Travellers

TripAdvisor™, the world’s largest travel site*, today announced the winners of its Travellers’ Choice Attractions awards based on millions of valuable reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor travellers. In its inaugural year, the awards honour 1,263 of the world’s top landmarks, parks, museums and amusement and water parks.

Sofia, Bulgaria Named Least Expensive City For Malaysian Travellers and Oslo, Norway Takes the Top Spot as the Most Expensive

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Sofia, Bulgaria Named Least Expensive City For Malaysian Travellers and Oslo, Norway Takes the Top Spot as the Most Expensive

TripAdvisor™, the world’s largest travel site*, today unveils TripIndex Cities 2013, the third annual cost comparison of an evening out and overnight stay for two people in key tourist cities around the world.