Award Content

TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice award program that honors destinations that are consistently highly reviewed or meet other defined criteria across a number of categories. Award information about a given destination is returned in the /location call.

 

Award

Given

Description

Travelers’ Choice

Awarded annually, different categories each month

Travelers' Choice awards are the highest honor TripAdvisor can bestow. Based on millions of reviews and opinions from travelers around the world, these annual awards reflect "the best of the best" for service, quality, and customer satisfaction, from hotels and accommodations to destinations, attractions, and even brands and products.

To see current winners: http://www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice

 

Award information is output in the /location response for a specific destination as follows:

 

 "awards": [
    {
      "award_type": "Traveler's Choice",
      "year": "2016",
      "images": {
        "tiny": "http://www.tripadvisor.com/img/cdsi/img2/awards/tchotel_tiny-40840-5.png",
        "small": "http://www.tripadvisor.com/img/cdsi/img2/awards/tchotel_2016_L_TM-40840-5.jpg",
        "large": "http://www.tripadvisor.com/img/cdsi/img2/awards/TC_2016_downloadable_L_TM-40840-5.jpg"
      },
      "categories": [
        "Destinations"
      ],
      "display_name": "Traveler's Choice"
    }
  ],



Field

Type

Description

award_type

string

The award name as it displays on TripAdvisor. This name is localized if a language other than English is requested except in cases where TripAdvisor does not localize award names.

year

number

Year the award was granted to the POI. Some POIs have received the same award for multiple years. Year is not applicable to GreenLeader awards.

images

array

The URLs for award icon images are included for each award / award year. There is a large and small version for each award.  

categories

string

Travelers’ Choice categories, e.g., Top Hotels, Luxury.

GreenLeader levels, e.g., bronze, silver, gold, platinum.

There are no categories for Certificate of Excellence.

display_name

string

The full award name and year in one string.  This name is localized if a language other than English is requested except in cases where TripAdvisor does not localize award names.