Bath voted as the world’s favourite British spa destination
6th May 2010
Bath has been voted as the world's favourite British spa destination by TripAdvisor in their 2010 Travellers' Choice Awards.
Users of TripAdvisor voted Bath into second position in the ‘Best Relaxation and Spa Destination’ category, beating hundreds of other spa destinations and resorts from across the globe.
Chris Astbury, Head of Marketing at Bath Tourism Plus said: "It's fantastic to see that Bath has again featured in the TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards and has been voted as the second most relaxing and best spa destination in the world. Bath has been attracting visitors for 'rest and relaxation' ever since the Romans first came and this award shows that Bath has continued to maintain its appeal and reputation as one of the best spa cities in the world”.
Bath is the UK’s ultimate spa destination and has the only natural thermal springs in the country at Thermae Bath Spa. The city and surrounding area also has numerous luxurious spa hotels including the 5 star Royal Crescent Hotel and Lucknam Park Hotel, both part of the Relais and Chateaux Association.
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Bath Tourism Plus
Working with the public and private sectors, Bath’s destination marketing organisation, Bath Tourism Plus, takes full responsibility for co-ordinating the work of a busy tourist information centre, the marketing of Bath and the surrounding area to leisure and business travellers, PR activity to attract the nation’s top travel writers, a conference office, and development of Bath’s official destination website www.visitbath.co.uk. For more information about the services that Bath Tourism Plus offers to meetings, conference and incentive travel businesses, see www.bathconference.co.uk
TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2010
Winning destinations in best ‘Relaxation and Spa Destination’ Category:
1. Sedona, Arizona
2. Bath, UK
3. Reykjavik, Iceland
4. Bora Bora, French Polynesia
5. Ubud, Indonesia
6. Playa Mujeres, Mexico
7. Oia, Greece
9. Sante Fe, New Mexico
10. Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica