The Jakarta Post
Kelingking Beach in Nusa Penida, Bali. (Shutterstock/File)
Travel site TripAdvisor ranks Bali in fourth place in the site’s Top 25 Destination – World 2018 list.
TripAdvisor's destination manager for North Asia, Gary Cheng, announced the news at the 2019 Indonesia Tourism Outlook: Deregulation in Cyber Tourism Era event on Nov. 27 in Jakarta.
"Indonesia ranks fourth out of the top 25 destinations in the world. Congratulations," he said as reported by kompas.com.
Cheng added that Indonesia is the only Asian country ranked in the Top 10 on the list. The next Asian country on the list is Thailand in 11th place.
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Every year millions of tourists write reviews on the site, all of which are later compiled in "TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice". The platform uses these reviews to determine the ranks.
Bali ranked first on the 2017 list. Meanwhile, this year’s list topper Paris, France, jumped from its third place last year.
Boasting more than 315 million users, TripAdvisor is currently among the most popular reference sites for travelers deciding upon destinations.
The following is the 2018 list of the world's top 10 destinations according to TripAdvisor:
The complete list can be seen at this link. (iru/kes)