Phoenix, AZ – July 6, 2022 – Hot Air Expeditions today announced it has been recognized by Tripadvisor as a 2022 Travelers’ Choice award winner for its Arizona hot air balloon rides. This award celebrates the top 10% of listings on Tripadvisor, rewarding businesses that have received great reviews from travelers around the globe on Tripadvisor over the last 12 months. Over the past year, Hot Air Expeditions proudly stood out by consistently delivering positive experiences to travelers. This award marks Hot Air Expeditions 8th consecutive Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice award.

“Nothing means more to us than delivering a one-of-a-kind experience that guests will remember for a lifetime,” Amanda Long and Stephanie Long Turner, Co-Owners of Hot Air Expeditions said in a joint statement. “As the pandemic reminded all of us, making memories, and experiencing new things with the people we love, is something to be treasured. It is an absolute honor to continue to share our love of hot air ballooning with locals and travelers alike, and to receive this award. We would be nothing without our incredible passengers, and can’t thank you enough for choosing to take to the skies with us.”

“Congratulations to the 2022 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Winners,” said Kanika Soni, Chief Commercial Officer at Tripadvisor. “The Travelers’ Choice Awards recognize the best in tourism and hospitality, according to those who matter most: your guests. Ranking among the Travelers’ Choice winners is always tough — but never more so than this year as we emerge from the pandemic. Whether it’s using new technology, implementing safety measures, or hiring outstanding staff, I’m impressed by the steps you’ve taken to meet travelers’ new demands. You’ve adapted brilliantly in the face of adversity.”

About Hot Air Expeditions

Hot Air Expeditions offers hot air balloon rides complete with post-flight bubbly + catered fare in the heart of the Sonoran Desert daily, year-round in the morning in Phoenix/Scottsdale, AZ + Tucson, AZ. Afternoon balloon rides are also offered seasonally, November 1 – March 15 in Phoenix/Scottsdale, AZ only. Hot Air Expeditions is proud to be a local, family owned + operated hot air balloon tour company in Phoenix, AZ for over 30 years. For more information on Hot Air Expeditions, visit our website and Tripadvisor listing.

About Tripadvisor

Tripadvisor, the world’s largest travel guidance platform*, helps hundreds of millions of people each month** become better travelers, from planning to booking to taking a trip. Travelers across the globe use the Tripadvisor site and app to discover where to stay, what to do and where to eat based on guidance from those who have been there before. With more than 988 million reviews and opinions of nearly 8 million businesses, travelers turn to Tripadvisor to find deals on accommodations, book experiences, reserve tables at delicious restaurants and discover great places nearby. As a travel guidance company available in 43 markets and 22 languages, Tripadvisor makes planning easy no matter the trip type.

The subsidiaries of Tripadvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRIP), own and operate a portfolio of travel media brands and businesses, operating under various websites and apps, including the following websites:,,,,,,,,,,,, and

* Source: SimilarWeb, unique users de-duplicated monthly, September 2021
** Source: Tripadvisor internal log files


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