Marrakech named world’s best destination by TripAdvisor as London ranks sixth behind Prague and Hanoi… and New York fails to crack top ten

Marrakech has been rated the world’s best destination for the first time
Results came from the website’s annual Travellers’ Choice awards
Siem Reap, Istanbul and Hanoi also made the top ten world locations

One of Britons’ favourite places to visit in North Africa has been named the world’s top destination by TripAdvisor users.
With its desert landscape and bustling souks, Marrakech came out on top in the website’s annual Travellers’ Choice Awards for the first time.
It finished ahead of Siem Reap in Cambodia and Istanbul in Turkey, which finished second and third, respectively. London missed out on a spot in the top five, finishing sixth.