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Guayaquil, Ecuador included as Top 20 Emerging Destination

October 13, 2020 Stephanie Frias


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Win Lofty TripAdvisor Awards

Despite a year of worldwide instability and uncertainty in the travel sector, Guayaquil continues to rise above it. Like a phoenix leaping from the ashes, Ecuador’s favorite city has seized 2020 as an opportunity. Guayaquil has proven that now is the time to become known as more than just a stop en route to the Galapagos Islands.

This year has been pivotal in catapulting Guayaquil’s reputation as a world-class travel destination. The Ecuadorian city’s rising popularity is evidenced via numerous Traveler’s Choice 2020 awards issued by TripAdvisor.

Included below are the awards earned for Top 20 Emerging Destination, Best of the Best Hotels in the World, Top 25 Hotels in South America, Best Restaurants in the World, and Top 10 Mid-range Restaurants in Guayaquil.

Guayaquil’s Lighthouse of Santa Clara © Antoine 49

Guayaquil, Ecuador included as Top 20 Emerging Destination

Guayaquil, Ecuador never rests and intrepid travelers across the globe are sitting up to take notice. Its tourism rise reflects a move towards luxury, sustainable, outdoors, and culinary-themed travel. Guayaquil, the city as a whole won a coveted spot on the TripAdvisor 2020 Emerging Destinations list.

TripAdvisor 2020 Emerging Destination winners are chosen by TripAdvisor based on traveler reviews and a verifiable increase in interest from yet-to-visit travelers. The level of future travel interest is tracked throughout the previous year, noting significant upticks in searches and saves.

Emerging Destination winners are then determined as the twenty destinations at the forefront of travelers’ minds. These up and coming worldwide destinations span the globe and include nearly every continent. This research unequivocally predicts where travelers intend to travel next. Guayaquil, Ecuador currently ranks in the middle as the 2020 Emerging Destination with the twelfth highest amount of searches and saves.

Top Attractions in Guayaquil, based on TripAdvisor reviews:

●     Parque Historico Guayaquil

●     Malecon 2000

●     Las Peñas