Phoenix, AZ – November 3, 2021 – Hot Air Expeditions today announced it has been recognized as a 2021 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice award winner for its Arizona hot air balloon tours, marking the company’s 7th consecutive Travelers’ Choice award. This achievement celebrates businesses that consistently deliver fantastic experiences to travelers around the globe, having earned great traveler reviews on Tripadvisor over the last 12 months. As challenging as the past year was, Hot Air Expeditions consistently stood out by continuously delighting travelers.

“We are humbled and honored to receive the 2021 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award, as it comes directly from our wonderful guest’s and their gracious reviews”, Amanda and Stephanie Long, Co-Owners of Hot Air Expeditions said in a joint statement. “This year has had its own set of hurdles as we come out of the pandemic, but those challenges are far outweighed by the support and loyalty of our wonderful travelers and locals. We read, respond and take into consideration every single review that we receive, and we appreciate the insight on what we are doing great, and how we can continue to evolve and make the customer experience even better. Thank you to each and every guest who took the time to share about your experience on Tripadvisor, we appreciate it more than we can put into words!”

In a statement from Tripadvisor, Kanika Soni, Chief Commercial Officer at Tripadvisor said, “Congratulations to all the winners of the 2021 Travelers’ Choice Awards. I know the past year has been extremely challenging for tourism businesses. What has impressed me is how businesses adapted to these challenges, implementing new cleanliness measures, adding social distancing guidelines, and utilizing technology to prioritize guest safety. The Travelers’ Choice Awards highlight the places that are consistently excellent – delivering quality experiences time and time again even while navigating changing customer expectations and new ways of working. Based on a full year of reviews from customers, this award speaks to the great service and experience you provided guests in the midst of a pandemic.”

About Hot Air Expeditions

Hot Air Expeditions offers hot air balloon rides complete with 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 platform*, helps hundreds of millions of travelers each month** make every trip their best trip. Travelers across the globe use the Tripadvisor site and app to browse more than 878 million reviews and opinions of 8.8 million accommodations, restaurants, experiences, airlines and cruises. Whether planning or on a trip, travelers turn to Tripadvisor to compare low prices on hotels, flights and cruises, book popular tours and attractions, as well as reserve tables at great restaurants. Tripadvisor, the ultimate travel companion, is available in 49 markets and 28 languages.

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:,,, (including,,, and,,,,,,,,, and

*Source: SimilarWeb, September 2020
** Source: Tripadvisor internal log files


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