Monday, September 24, 2012
Canon, Lonely Planet and Nivea among travelers' favorite brands
Canon features as one of the favorite brands for photography equipment, as well as Starbucks in the coffee category and Kindle as one of the favorite e-reader devices, according to TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Awards published this week. The travel website TripAdvisor published on Tuesday the Travel Favorites, part of Travelers' Choice Awards. The awards are based on the votes of thousands of travelers in France, Italy, Spain, the UK and the US. The website asked participants to vote on the must-have items they take wherever they go. The awards honor travel brands in 15 categories. The US travelers participating in the voting chose the brand Canon as their favorite camera for traveling, People as their favorite magazine and Ray-Ban as their favorite brand of sunglasses. British travelers voted for Costa as their preferred coffee brand, Kindle as their preferred e-reader device and Lonely Planet as their favorite travel guide and favorite travel magazine and nivea all proddcuts for women. Among French travelers, the iPad was chosen as the favorite e-reader device, Paris Match as their favorite magazine and Nivea as their favorite sunscreen. Le Routard was chosen as the favorite travel guide. Italy is the only country where Canon was not chosen as the favorite camera, as Italian voters prefered Nikon. Genuine Italian coffee by Illy was unsurprisingly the favorite among Italian travelers, and Nike was the most popular brand for their walking shoes. For Spaniards, Samsonite is the top luggage brand, TomTom came first in the GPS category and Starbucks for coffee.