TripAdvisor Traveller's choice awards 2018: An escape to Jozi, Marrakech or Grand Baie anybody?

(Photo: Paris rooftop, iStock)
(Photo: Paris rooftop, iStock)

Cape town - Hotel and travel website TripAdvisor has released the results of its annual Travellers' choice awards for 2018.

TripAdvisor takes a single year's worth of data and utilises an algorithm to analyse the millions of reviews and ratings for the various restaurants, attractions and hotels at various destinations.

The result is the TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice awards sees Cape Town in the top three and Johannesburg just slipping into the top ten list in Africa. Morocco is crushing both the #AfriTravel and Global Top Ten lists - as Paris, London and Rome continue to excite travellers as the top three destinations for the year ahead.

Top 10 in Africa:

  1. Marrakech, Morocco

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  1. Zanzibar Island, Zanzibar Archipeligo

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  1. Cape Town, South Africa

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  1. Fez, Morocco

SEE:Morocco tops 11-million mark in record tourism year

  1. Essaouira, Morocco


SEE:Morocco: Where history and color collide

  1. Nairobi, Kenya

SEE:#AfriTravel: Kenya Airways launches direct flight to Cape Town

  1. Grand Baie, Mauritius

SEE:Tourist arrivals to Mauritius tops 1.3million, surpassing its population size

  1. Arusha, Tanzania

WATCH: Cape Town photographer's journey from SA to Tanzania

  1. Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

SEE:#AfriTravel: First-timer's guide to Victoria Falls

  1. Johannesburg, South Africa

SEE:Exclusive Jozi foodie camp: Re-inventing open fire cooking with Suzi Holtzhausen

Top 10 destinations in the world:

  1. Paris, France

WATCH: Rivals Paris and London partner to attract more tourists

  1. London, UK

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  1. Rome, Italy

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  1. Bali, Indonesia

SEE: 8 Things to do in Bali (again and again)

  1. Crete, Greece

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  1. Barcelona, Spain

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  1. Prague, Czech Republic

SEE:Hebrew grammar book from 16th century returns to Prague

  1. Marrakech, Morocco

SEE:Morocco: Where history and color collide

  1. Istanbul, Turkey

Iyi hafta sonlari! ?? ? ?? --- Have a good weekend! photo by @sezyilmaz

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SEE: A time-strapped guide for transit travellers in Turkey

  1. New York City, USA

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