TripAdvisor Named the Wildwoods “#1 Destination on the Rise” in the U.S. for 2015

The Wildwoods have been named the overall U.S. winner in the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice™ Destinations on the Rise awards for 2015!

The awards highlight 52 spots around the world that have seen the greatest increase in positive feedback and interest from the TripAdvisor community, year-over-year. Among the 10 destinations located in the United States, the Wildwoods was ranked #1.

Rankings were determined using an algorithm that primarily measured the year-over-year increase in positive TripAdvisor traveler review ratings on accommodations, restaurants, and attractions, across destinations worldwide.

“The TripAdvisor community has helped surface some unheralded destinations across the globe that are receiving rave reviews from travelers worldwide,” said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor. “From the boardwalks of the Jersey Shore to the temples of Vietnam, these award winners offer highly rated options for accommodations, restaurants and activities to inspire those planning their vacations for the new year.”

“It’s is a tremendous honor to be recognized as the #1 Destination on the Rise in the United States for 2015 by such a prestigious world-wide website,” said John Siciliano, executive director for the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority (GWTIDA). “Everyone here works tirelessly to make the Wildwoods one of the country’s most popular family vacation destinations, and we are grateful that our work is paying off for our visitors, who then share their positive experiences online to encourage others to come make similar memories with their families.”

Visit to view the complete list of Travelers’ Choice Destinations on the Rise winners.

For additional information about the Wildwoods, visit or call 800-992-9732.


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