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Tripadvisor Data Reveals A Vibrant Year Of Global Travel

January 4, 2018 OTA News No Comments Email Email

Looking back on 2017, this year was a brilliant year of growth in user-generated content for TripAdvisor, the travel site that helps you find the latest reviews and lowest prices. Since reaching the half billion reviews and opinions milestone in April 2017, TripAdvisor has continued to grow with over 570 million contributions now published on the site, covering the world’s largest selection of travel listings – with 7.3 million accommodations, airlines, attractions, and restaurants. As the year comes to an end, we have compiled some interesting global and local trends about the most reviewed and booked places in 2017. 

Review trends around the globe

1.       Over 820,000 properties worldwide received their first TripAdvisor review in 2017

2.      London received just over 1 million reviews – more than any other city in the world

3.      The Hard Rock Hotel in Punta Cana received more reviews than any other hotel in the world

4.      Japanese travellers wrote, on average, more reviews than any other nationality

5.      Pasteis de Belem, a specialist bakery in Lisbon, received over 10,000 reviews from hungry travellers this year – more than any other eatery in the world

6.      The country with the fewest number of reviewers this year was Eritrea with just 9 TripAdvisor reviewers – contributing a total of 17 reviews

7.      Burj Khalifa in Dubai was the world’s most booked attraction on TripAdvisor

8.      However, the most reviewed attraction was the Basilica of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona – with nearly 30,000 reviews

9.      Australian reviewers submitted 17,881 reviews to TripAdvisor in one day – 11th July – more than any other day of the year 

Most reviewed places in Australia

·        Most reviewed hotel: Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney

·        Most reviewed attraction: Sydney Opera House

·        Most reviewed eatery: Chin Chin

·        Most reviewed destination: Melbourne

·        Most booked attraction: Gordon River Cruises

·        Number of different locations worldwide that received a review from Australian travellers: 405,628

·        Number of businesses in Australia that received their first review in 2017: 16,106

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