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Booking.com Reveals the Traveller Review Awards 2022 Recipients

Drawing upon more than 232 million verified reviews from real travelers, today leading digital travel platform Booking.com announced the recipients of its 10th annual Traveller Review Awards. A total of 1,261,273 accommodation providers, car rental locations and pre-booked taxi providers in 220 countries and territories around the world are being recognized with a Traveler Review Award 2022.

2022’s Most Welcoming Places on Earth**

As the backdrop for blockbuster films and with its iconic carved cave structures honored as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the southern Italian marvel of Matera tops this year’s list of the 2022 Most Welcoming Cities in the World. 

  1. Matera, Italy
  2. Bled, Slovenia
  3. Taitung City, Taiwan
  4. Nafplio, Greece
  5. Toledo, Spain
  6. Monte Verde, Brazil
  7. Bruges, Belgium
  8. Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia
  9. Ponta Delgada (Azores), Portugal
  10. Hoi An, Vietnam

To find out more about these destinations, click here.

**Destinations were sorted by the total share of Traveller Review Award 2022 recipients when compared to the total amount of eligible properties in that city or region (accommodation only). Destinations also had to have an above-average amount of winners to be included on this list (50 award recipients or higher for cities and 500 recipients or higher for regions) and were curated for geographic spread.