Travel insurance comparison site InsureMyTrip ranked the best and worst U.S. cities for cleanliness, and Long Beach, California, is No. 1, rated the cleanest U.S. city. InsureMyTrip examined city- and state-level data on key categories, including hand sanitizer demand, restaurant cleanliness, quantity of recycling collectors, garbage disposal satisfaction, electric vehicle market share and pollution.
Seven cities in California rank within the top 10. Long Beach scored a 7.02 out of 10 across the different data categories. Following in order are San Diego; Sacramento; Tampa, Florida; Charlotte, North Carolina; San Jose; Oakland; Tucson, Arizona; Bakersfield; and San Francisco.
On the opposite end, the lowest-ranking cities include Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Detroit, Michigan; Kansas City, Missouri; Mesa, Arizona; Atlanta, Georgia; Tulsa, Oklahoma; Omaha, Nebraska; Columbus, Ohio; Chicago, Illinois; and Phoenix, Arizona.
“Clearly, health and cleanliness are a top priority for travelers right now. While there are many factors to consider when deciding on a destination, this study took an interesting approach by highlighting categories that may be overlooked, like hand sanitizer demand and garbage disposal satisfaction,” said Ronni Kenoian, manager of Marketing & eCommerce, InsureMyTrip. “When looking at all that data combined, it offers a unique perspective for understanding how cities prioritize a wide variety of measures related to overall cleanliness, especially for tourists.”
The Airline Passenger Experience Association and SimpliFlying recognized United Airlines for providing a hospital-grade standard of cleanliness and safety during travel. Among the four largest U.S. carriers, United is the first to receive Diamond Certification, the highest in the new APEX Health Safety audit powered by SimpiliFlying.
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