Destinations

REVEALED: The top destinations your clients want to visit next year

While all your clients’ 2020 international travel plans may have been obliterated, many have now got their sights set on 2021.

In fact, searches for ‘2021 holiday’ have increased by 124 per cent when compared to the end of March, according to Google Trends.

Keen to find out the most popular destinations, luxury travel company Kuoni analysed global Google search data to discover which destinations 131 countries around the world were searching for the most for their 2021 trips.

The data reveals Aussies are hankering to visit Fiji and soak up its picture-perfect beaches and views. Japan and New Zealand followed closely behind, and Bali came in at 4th place. Slightly further afield, Canada is the 5th most searched for destination for 2021.

Looking at the global data, the results show that the United Arab Emirates is the most popular overall destination for 2021, followed by Qatar, Canada and the USA, which all share joint 2nd place, and Egypt at 3rd place.

Continent by continent, the Maldives is European’s top holiday destination for next year.

In Asia, the UAE and Canada are joint top as the most common Googled destinations for 2021, UAE is also number one in Africa, whereas Peru is the most popular 2021 destination in South America.

Read the full report here.

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