Ermoupolis Is The Second Most Welcoming City In The World According To

  • by XpatAthens
  • Monday, 29 January 2024
Ermoupolis Is The Second Most Welcoming City In The World According To, a renowned global booking platform, has recently unveiled its esteemed Traveler Review Awards 2024, showcasing the world's most welcoming destinations. From charming coastal retreats to serene mountain havens, these places have earned their spots through a remarkable display of hospitality, as evidenced by a staggering 309 million valid reviews from travelers.

In a testament to its exceptional hospitality, Ermoupolis of Syros has secured the second position in this year's list of the world's 10 most hospitable cities. This capital city is a masterpiece in itself, adorned with beautiful neoclassical structures, the grand City Hall in Miaouli Square designed by Ernesto Ziller, and the historic Municipal Theater of Apollo, crafted in 1864 by the skilled hands of Italian architect Pietro Sambo. The cityscape is akin to an open-air museum, featuring mansions along the waves in the aristocratic Vaporia district, the iconic church of Agios Nikolaos with its characteristic blue dome, and other splendid Orthodox and Catholic churches.

Awards Criteria

It's essential to note that destinations are ranked based on the total number of Traveler Review Award 2024 recipients. These prestigious awards are derived from an extensive pool of over 309 million verified reviews, recognizing businesses that consistently deliver excellent service and unwavering hospitality.

Continued Excellence: Italy Dominates

For the seventh consecutive year, Italy stands out with the highest number of awardees, boasting an impressive total of 181,012 awards. Following closely are Spain (125,611), France (124,361), Germany (86,910), and the United Kingdom (74,754), showcasing the unwavering commitment to exceptional service across these European nations.

The World's Most Welcoming Destinations

Now, let's dive into the lists of the most welcoming destinations around the globe, according to this year's prestigious awards:

The 10 Most Welcoming Cities:
  • Arraial d'Ajuda, Brazil
  • Ermoupolis, Greece
  • Viana do Castelo, Portugal
  • Daylesford, Australia
  • Grindelwald, Switzerland
  • Moab, United States
  • Uzes, France
  • Mazatlan, Mexico
  • Jaisalmer, India
  • Fujikawaguchiko, Japan
The 10 Most Welcoming Regions:
  • Perthshire, United Kingdom
  • Penghu, Taiwan
  • Boyaca, Colombia
  • Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy
  • Los Lagos, Chile
  • Erongo, Namibia
  • Otago, New Zealand
  • Lapland, Finland
  • Asturias, Spain
  • Friesland, Netherlands

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Translated by: Codico Lab