Gogobot’s Community of Passionate Travelers Names the Best Family Hotels,
Kids Attractions, Resorts/All-Inclusives and Beaches in Latest Round of Awards
The Gogobot Travelers’ Favorite Awards, selected by users and their friends,
Tab La Jolla Shores of San Diego and Tower of London among the top attractions
SAN FRANCISCO, March 12, 2013 – Gogobot (http://www.gogobot.com) today announces more family-oriented picks, and other choice destinations, in the latest round of Gogobot Travelers’ Favorite Awards, including such top hotels and attractions as Melia Caribe Tropical in Bavaro, Dominican Republic, for The Best Family Hotels; Rose Hall Suites in Montego Bay, Jamaica, for The Best Resorts/All-Inclusives; San Diego’s La Jolla Shores for The Best Beaches; and the Tower of London for The Best Kids Attractions. The final awards recipients were chosen from the more than 60,000 places visited by more than 2.5 million registered Gogobot users, their friends and like-minded travelers in their network.
This round of Gogobot Travelers’ Favorite Awards centers on many of the categories important to traveling families, such as the Best Family Hotels, which honors a mix of lush tropical escapes, sophisticated retreats and august urban accommodations. At the top is the sprawling Melia Caribe Tropical, the Bavaro, Dominican Republic, resort lined with white-sand beaches, a Flintstones-themed kids club and the best in resort amenities, according to Gogobot users. Other most top family hotels include Four Seasons Chicago, Chicago, Ill., U.S.; Dreams Tulum, Tulum, Mexico; Sheraton Maui Resort and Spa, Lahaina, Hawaii, U.S.; and Athenaeum, London, UK. (Expanded lists for all categories below).
The Gogobot Travelers’ Favorite Awards recipients are being released in a series of announcements that over the next few months will recognize the top destinations, hotels, restaurants, and attractions chosen by Gogobot’s passionate user base of more than 2.5 million travelers.
Best Family Hotels
1. Melia Caribe Tropical, Bavaro, Dominican Republic
2. Four Seasons Chicago, Chicago, Ill., U.S.
3. Dreams Tulum, Tulum, Mexico
4. Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa, Wailea, Hawaii, U.S.
5. Athenaeum, London, UK
6. Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, Orlando, Florida
7. Phoenician Scottsdale, Scottsdale, Ariz., U.S.
8. The Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay, Half Moon Bay, Calif.
9. Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa, Kapolei, Hawaii, U.S.
10. Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans, La. , U.S.
11. Loews Miami Beach Hotel, Miami Beach, Fla.
12. Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside, Lake Buena Vista, Fla., U.S.
13. St. Regis Deer Valley, Park City, Utah
14. The Cove Cornwall, Penzance, UK
15. Grand Hyatt Kauai, Koloa, Hawaii
1. Rose Hall Suites, Montego Bay, Jamaica
2. Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
3. The Atlantis Paradise Island, Nassau, Bahamas
4. Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa, Lahaina, Hawaii, U.S.
5. Martinhal Resort, Sagres, Portugal
6. The Peninsula Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
7. Hilton Waikoloa Village, Waikoloa, Hawaii, U.S.
8. Paradise Point Resort & Spa, San Diego, Calif., U.S.
9. Boracay Beach Club, Balabag, Philippines
10. The Sukhothai, Bangkok, Thailand
11. Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort, Cancun, Mexico
12. Portofino Island Resort & Spa, Pensacola, Fla., U.S.
13. Westin Maui Resort And Spa, Lahaina, Hawaii, U.S.
14. The Kahala Hotel & Resort, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
15. Dreams Cancun Resort & Spa, Cancun, Mexico
1. La Jolla Shores, San Diego, Calif., U.S.
2. South Beach, Edgartown, Mass., U.S.
3. Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
4. Baker Beach, San Francisco, Calif., U.S.
5. Lanikai Beach, Kailua, Hawaii, U.S.
6. Manly Beach, Sydney, Australia
7. Baga Beach, Goa, India
8. Konyaalti Beach, Antalya, Turkey
9. Coney Island, Brooklyn, N.Y., U.S.
10. Boulders Beach, Cape Town, South Africa
11. Kaanapali Beach, Lahaina, Hawaii, U.S.
12. Playa de la Concha, San Sebastian, Spain
13. Lake Como, Italy
14. Point Dume State Beach, Malibu, Calif., U.S.
15. Siesta Key Beach, Fla., U.S.
Best Kids Attractions
1. Tower of London, London, UK
2. California Academy Of Sciences, San Francisco, Calif., U.S.
3. The British Museum, London, UK
4. American Museum of Natural History, New York City, N.Y., U.S.
5. Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, Calif., U.S.
6. San Diego Zoo Safari Park, San Diego, Calif., U.S.
7. John G. Shedd Aquarium, Chicago, Ill., U.S.
8. SeaWorld Orlando, Orlando, Fla., U.S.
9. Cite des Sciences et de L’Industrie, Paris, France
10. Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta, Ga., U.S.
11. Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.
12. Night Safari, Singapore
13. Busch Gardens, Tampa, Fla., U.S.
14. New England Aquarium, Boston, Mass., U.S.
15. Secret Garden & Dolphin Habitat, Las Vegas, Nev., U.S.
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