Traveler’s Choice Islands 2015 by TripAdvisor

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TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel site, today announced its Travelers’ Choice awards for Islands. This year’s awards honor more than 100 islands worldwide including lists for Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Europe, South America, the South Pacific, the U.K., and the U.S. Within that highly coveted list Hilton Head Island took the 5th spot. See more on the Travelers Choice US Islands

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The annual awards are based on the millions of valuable reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor travelers across the globe.

“Our well-traveled community has uncovered the best islands around the world for that perfect island escape whether you want to lie on the beach or seek adventure,” said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor. “To help travelers book their trips to these remarkable destinations, TripAdvisor has surfaced amazing island hotels to accommodate a range of travel budgets.”

Award winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for hotels, restaurants and attractions on islands worldwide, gathered over a 12-month period.

“Long known as a golfer’s paradise, Hilton Head Island is heaven for any type of sports enthusiast. Tennis, volleyball, polo, championship golf on some of the best fairways in the United States – those are just a few athletic options. In fact, the island plays host to many prestigious sporting events throughout the year. All of it surrounded by sunny beaches and lush greenery. In between games or matches, explore Hilton Head’s natural wonders.” See more on the Travelers Choice US Islands


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