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Saturday, July 7, 2012

Boracay Islands, Philippines is 2012 World’s Best Island

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Boracay Islands, Philippines is still one of the favorite island getaway, according popular travel magazine, Travel + Leisure.

Boracay was chosen by their readers garnering a 93.10 score.  Nilou Motamed, editor of the said magazine, announced in an American TV show that Boracay topped their 2012 list of  Top 10 Island destination.   It leaped to top spot from 4th rank last year. It beat out Indonesia’s Bali, which is ranked second and Greece’s Santorini, world’s previous number 1.
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According to Motamed, their magazine readers love the island because of the low-cost, but world class hotels.  ”Our readers love this, it’s not been on anyone’s radar. It’s in the Philippines. This is the place that you’re gonna get not only hotels that you can stay for $50 a night but incredible hotels like the Shangri-la.”
Below are the list of the Travel + Leisure magazine Top 10 Islands in the world for 2012:

RANK ’11 NAME SCORE
1 4 Boracay, Philippines 93.10
2 2 Bali 90.41
3 10 Galápagos 89.55
4 9 Maui 89.53
5 5 Great Barrier Reef Islands, Australia 89.28
6 1 Santorini, Greece 89.20
7 8 Kauai 89.09
8 7 Big Island, Hawaii 87.95
9 6 Sicily, Italy 87.87
10 - Vancouver Island, British Columbia 87.48

Boracay was also ranked first by another travel website, Tripadvisor.com, in their list of Top 10 Beach Destinations in Asia for 2012.

source: IamJammed.com

1 comments:

Greg Chua said...

Wow! Boracay Island Philippines is the world’s best island 2012. We all know that Boracay is also the most and the popular place that peoples loves to travel there. I want also to travel in Boracay someday because I didn’t yet saw this place. Thank you.

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