London Tops List of TripAdvisor's 25 Best Travel Destinations for 2019

March 26, 2019

For the first time since 2016, London tops the list of TripAdvisor's 25 best global travel destinations--thanks in no small party to Prince Harry and his pregnant wife, Meghan Markle. "The global fascination with Harry and Meghan clearly has a powerful effect as this is the first time since 2016 that London has topped the world rankings," TripAdvisor spokeswoman Hayley Coleman said in a statement. "With the couple's new royal baby due imminently, London may continue to reap the rewards of the Harry and Meghan effect into 2020." Following are TripAdvisor's top 25 destinations for 2019:

1. London, United Kingdom

2. Paris, France

3. Rome, Italy

4. Crete, Greece

5. Bali, Indonesia

6. Phuket, Thailand

7. Barcelona, Spain

8. Istanbul, Turkey

9. Marrakech, Morocco

10. Dubai, United Arab Emirates

11. Prague, Czech Republic

12. Siem Reap, Cambodia

13. New York, New York

14. Jamaica

15. Hanoi, Vietnam

16. Tokyo, Japan

17. Playa del Carmen, Mexico

18. Lisbon, Portugal

19. Kathmandu, Nepal

20. Jaipur, India

21. Hurghada, Egypt

22. Hong Kong, China

23. Cusco, Peru

24. Sydney, Australia

25. Tel Aviv, Israel