Kapaa Named #1 in U.S. for 2018

Kapaa Named Number One Trending Destination in U.S. for 2018 by TripAdvisor

KAPA‘A, KAUA‘I – (January 11, 2018) – TripAdvisor recently announced its 2018 top ten picks for trending traveler destinations in the United States. Kapaa, Kauai takes top spot as a destination on the rise and is the only destination in Hawaii with this distinction. TripAdvisor arrives at its picks by researching increases in positive traveler review ratings for several categories including accommodations, restaurants and attractions, according to businessinsider.com. Also examined are increased search activity and increased booking interest for U.S. cities. In descending order, other cities in the top ten are Waco, Texas; Wilmington, N.C.; Bend, Ore.; Boulder, Colo.; Paso Robles, Calif.; Richmond, Va.; Greenville, S.C.; Omaha, Neb., and Lexington, Ky.

“There’s a lot going on here for the Royal Coconut Coast,” says Hilmy Dole, president of the Royal Coconut Coast Association. “We’re seeing strong interest in Kapaa‘s culture, attractions, lodging, food and activities by both our visitors and our kamaaina (locals). “We’re all striving for excellence as we continue to upgrade and provide new experiences. “

Check out these links: https://www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-DestinationsontheRise-cTop10-g191 and http://www.businessinsider.com/trip-advisor-top-us-places-to-visit-in-2018-according-to-travelers-2018-1