VisitPITTSBURGH announced that the city of Pittsburgh has been recognized as one of the top 10 winners in the TripAdvisor Travelers' ChoiceTM awards for Destinations on the Rise for 2016.
PITTSBURGH, PA - "This is another honor for Pittsburgh because this award comes directly from the great reviews and positive opinions of our visitors," said Craig Davis, president and CEO of VisitPITTSBURGH. "Every day we are promoting Pittsburgh and telling potential visitors what a great city we have-and the many media accolades we receive reinforce this-but, we know seeing is believing. And, this award demonstrates that our visitors are liking what they see. All Pittsburghers should be proud of their part in making this city one of the top cities in the world."
The Destinations on the Rise award goes to destinations that have seen the greatest increase in positive feedback and interest from the TripAdvisor community, year-over-year. TripAdvisor reports that its Travelers' Choice winners are among the top one percent on TripAdvisor-truly the best of the best.
"Our well-traveled community has helped us identify the destinations around the world that are gaining in interest and popularity," said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor. "We hope these destinations inspire those planning their travel for 2016 to book trips to these locales that feature excellent hotels, restaurants and attractions, and also provide a great vacation value."
VisitPITTSBURGH is the official tourism marketing and promotion agency of the Pittsburgh region. The organization is dedicated to sharing the Pittsburgh story worldwide and generating conventions, trade shows and leisure travel.