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Tripadvisor names Santa Barbara a Top Travel Destination of 2020

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Julia Nguyen

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- Tripadvisor names Santa Barbara as one of the winners of the 2020 Traveler's Choice Awards for Destinations on Tuesday.

Santa Barbara placed 4th out of 25 Trending Destinations for 2020.

The travel site recognizes destinations that saw the biggest increase in positive reviews, booking interest and searches over the last year.

The Vice President of Brand for Tripadvisor released the following statement:

“We know the best trips are often inspired and guided by people like you who’ve been there before. The Trending and Emerging Destination winners are based on the feedback and growing interest from travelers on Tripadvisor and are therefore fantastic sources of inspiration and planning for discovering somewhere new. From the hot destinations our Tripadvisor travelers are currently loving - to fascinating new places whetting the appetite of more adventurous explorers - these winners are all ones to watch, and hopefully visit!”

Neela Pal, VP of Brand for Tripadvisor

The winners were determined using an algorithm that measured year-over-year increase in positive Tripadvisor traveler review ratings for accommodations, restaurants and attractions, and increases in booking interest and searches across destinations worldwide.

Tripadvisor is one of the world's largest travel platforms.

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