Kapaa, Kauai, Named Number One Trending Destination in U.S. for 2018

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Kapaa, located on Kauai's Royal Coconut Coast takes top spot as a destination on the rise and is the only destination in Hawaii with this distinction. The accolade, featured by the Royal Coconut Coast Association, is based on trending searches, comments, bookings and activity tracked by TripAdvisor over the past year.

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The Kapaa area on Kauai is popular for its half dozen beaches, like the popular Lydgate park.

“There’s a lot going on here for the Royal Coconut Coast; we’re seeing strong interest in Kapaa‘s culture, attractions, lodging, food and activities by both our visitors and our kamaaina (locals)." ...Hilmy Dole, president, Royal Coconut Coast Associaiton.

TripAdvisor recently announced its 2018 top ten picks for trending traveler destinations in the United States. Kapaa, Kauai, located on the island's Royal Coconut Coast takes top spot as a destination on the rise and is the only destination in Hawaii with this distinction. TripAdvisor arrives at its picks by researching increases in positive traveler review ratings for several categories including accommodations, restaurants and attractions, according to [businessinsider.com. Also examined are increased search activity and increased booking interest for U.S. cities. In descending order, other cities in the top ten are Waco, Texas; Wilmington, N.C.; Bend, Ore.; Boulder, Colo.; Paso Robles, Calif.; Richmond, Va.; Greenville, S.C.; Omaha, Neb., and Lexington, Ky.

“There’s a lot going on here for the Royal Coconut Coast,” says Hilmy Dole, president of the Royal Coconut Coast Association. “We’re seeing strong interest in Kapaa‘s culture, attractions, lodging, food and activities by both our visitors and our kamaaina (locals). “We’re all striving for excellence as we continue to upgrade and provide new experiences. “

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