Trivago.com, billed as the world's largest hotel search site, named Newport, R.I., among its Top 50 Best Ranked Cities for Hotels.
The City by the Sea came in at No.17 (Boston was No. 10). Trivago's Reputation Ranking Index, as they call it, combines and averages hotel ratings for every city in America that have at least 50 hotel properties, and aggregates hotel ratings from 31 websites. In all, more than 140 million hotel ratings taken from those sites were used to calculate the findings.
Addtionally, Fodor's Travel has released data around visitors' most common queries on fodors.com, which set a record in 2014 with 20 million page views in a single month. Newport saw the biggest increase in page views over the year, making it the top U.S. destination on the rise.
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