What are the top travel destinations in the world? As part of its Travelers Choice Awards, TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site, released a list of the top travel destinations in the world.

The sixth annual awards honor nearly 500 destinations including the winners for the top spots in the world, and individual lists for Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, the Caribbean, Central America, Europe, China, Middle East, Russia, South America, the South Pacific, the U.K. and the U.S.

"If you're looking for trip inspiration, look no further than the Travelers' Choice Destinations," said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor. "Our global travelers are the tastemakers for uncovering the best places to visit around the world."

The Travelers's Choice Top travel Destinations were chosen based on millions of reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor travelers. The award winners were determined using an algorithm that considered the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for hotels, attractions and restaurants in destinations worldwide, gathered over a 12-month period.

Here are the Top 25 Travel Destinations in the World

(+/- denotes change in ranking year-over-year, 0 is no change and new is new to the top 25)

Six of the top 25 spots in the world are from Asia and four of them climbed at least 10 spots from previous years. For instance, Beijing jumped 17 spots to number four in the world. Hanoi is brand new to the list and reached the eighth spot. Siem Reap rose 14 spots to #9, and Shanghai climbed 12 places to #10