The winners were based on millions of reviews collected in a single year from TripAdvisor users worldwide. The awards, given out over the last 14 years, recognize more than 7,000 properties in 97 countries. The hotels are judged based on service, quality and value. “Travelers considering their next trip can book confidently selecting from these award-winners that have already delighted millions of members of the TripAdvisor community,” said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor, in a written statement. Get the full story at USA Today and TripAdvisor