Dubai named most popular travel destination of 2022 by Tripadvisor
Dubai has been named the Most Popular Destination of 2022 in Tripadvisor's Travellers' Choice Awards. The emirate topped the list thanks to its blend of "modern culture with history, adventure with world-class shopping and entertainment".
"Catch a show at the Dubai Opera, see downtown from atop the Burj Khalifa and spend an afternoon along Dubai Creek exploring the gold, textile and spice souqs," Tripadvisor says. "If you’re looking for thrills, you can float above the desert dunes in a hot-air balloon, climb aboard a high-speed ride at IMG Worlds of Adventure or skydive over the Palm Jumeirah.
As part of its Travellers' Choice Awards, Tripadvisor also spotlights global Trending Destinations, with Majorca, Cairo and Rhodes named as the top three, and Top Destinations for City Lovers, which Dubai also topped, followed by London and Rome.
The Top Destinations for Sun Seekers category was dominated by Cancun, Bali and Crete, while Rome, London and Paris were named Top Destinations for Food Lovers.
Also recognised are Top Destinations for Outdoor Enthusiasts, with Arenal Volcano National Park in Costa Rica, Jim Corbett National Park in India and the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania making the top three. The best skiing destinations were Zermatt, Switzerland, followed by two North American ski resorts –Jackson, Wyoming in the US and Banff in Alberta, Canada.
Tripadvisor's Most Popular Destinations of 2022:
7.Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
13.Tenerife, Canary Islands
15.New Delhi, India
24.Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
25.Las Vegas, Nevada