Every year trivago.com analyzes cities across the US to reveal the upcoming year’s 50 Best Value cities and for 2016, Branson took first place – making it the Best Value City in America.

Branson-family-by-lakeThe trivago Best Value Index provides an overview of the best value destinations by using a specifically tailored algorithm that combines the trivago Hotel Price Index with trivago’s Reputation Ranking for hotels. The trivago Hotel Price Index shows the average overnight accommodation prices for a standard double room on trivago. Scaling up to 100, the Best Value Index lists the combined score on consumer rating and average hotel price. Branson scored a 90.5.

“Branson has always been a great value vacation destination,” said Jeff Seifried, President/CEO, Branson/Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce and CVB. “Having the number one spot as the Best Value City in America is probably one of our greatest accolades. Visitors will know that their money goes further in Branson.”

Nearby neighbor Springfield, Mo. also ranked within the Top 10 bargain hotspots for 2016. To view the complete press release and full list of Top 50 Best Value US Cities, go to http://imgec.trivago.com/contentimages/press/texts/us_bv_pr_2016.pdf