There’s no doubt a lot of people are already thinking about where they want to go on vacation this year. And if you’re someone looking for a new and exciting destination, there are a lot of spots gaining in popularity for 2017. Kayak’s 2017 Travel Hacker Guide has uncovered the top new destinations for this year based on insights from over one billion searches, so if you’re looking to follow the “It” crowd, you’ll want to listen up.
Thanks to the opening up of Cuba, Havana seems to be incredibly popular this year, with searches up 19%. Havana is actually the Top Trending Destination overall, followed by Reykjavik, Iceland and Auckland, New Zealand.
- Those looking for beach destinations may want to start looking into Asia, with five Asian cities - Phuket, Bali, Colombo, Maldives and Okinawa – all making the Trending Beach list for the first time, although Maui, Hawaii tops the list, followed by Martinique and Guadeloupe.
- As for families, the top destination is still Orlando, Florida, although there are some more interesting cities on the list this year, including London, England and New Delhi, India, while the top trending destination for those looking for a wallet-friendly getaway is Cartagena, Colombia, followed by Quito, Ecuador.
Top Ten Trending Destinations For 2017
- Havana, Cuba
- Reykjavik, Iceland
- Auckland, New Zealand
- Bali, Indonesia
- Tokyo, Japan
- Cartagena, Colombia
- Lisbon, Portugal
- Medellin, Colombia
- Calgary, Canada
- Sydney, Australia
Click here for a complete list of trending destinations.