Britons have rated the Louisiana metropolis of New Orleans because the highest-scoring long-haul metropolis on the planet to go to, beating common locations corresponding to Las Vegas, Dubai and Tokyo, in line with a brand new Which? survey.
The patron champion requested hundreds of holidaymakers to charge current journeys to cities world wide throughout a spread of classes together with; high quality of the cultural points of interest, lodging, buying, meals, worth for cash and, crucially, how crowded it was.
Whereas Cape City has been high for 4 of the final 5 years this yr it was New Orleans which topped the checklist of virtually 40 locations with a metropolis rating of 90 per cent.
These surveyed instructed Which? they cherished ‘the Large Simple’ for its laid-back nature, pleasant locals, fusion delicacies and the convenience of getting round.
Primarily based on the Mississippi River, town additionally acquired a five-star ranking for the standard of its points of interest – which incorporates dwell music and across the clock nightlife, in addition to airboat rides within the bayou to identify alligators.
Check out what Breaking Journey Information New Orleans earlier this yr right here.
Singapore was the highest-rated vacation spot in Asia with an 87 per cent metropolis rating.
The island city-state was one in every of solely three cities to obtain 5 stars for buying.
It was additionally rated 5 stars for ease of getting round and its foods and drinks providing.
With its mixture of Cantonese, Indian and Malay meals at discount meals markets, iconic double helix bridge and infinite malls, boutiques and excessive road chains, travellers are additionally spoilt for selection for locations to go to and matters to do.
Sydney was additionally second place within the survey, with its metropolis rating of 87 per cent beating rivals Melbourne and Perth.
Coming in joint fifth, Tokyo (85 per cent), Japan’s capital, mixes neon-lit skyscrapers and historic temples.
Former winner, Cape City, nonetheless managed an 84 per cent metropolis rating and acquired the coveted five-star ranking for worth for cash – one thing solely Shanghai, Jaipur and Hanoi might match.
Rory Boland, Which? Journey editor, stated: “What the locations on the high of our survey all have in frequent is guests thought they have been improbable worth for cash – which can not imply low-cost, New Orleans definitely isn’t, however that the meals, the lodging and the points of interest have been properly well worth the cash spent on them.”