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Booking.com Reveals Top Travel Destinations According to People's Wishlists

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Booking.com Reveals the Top Travel Destination According to People's Wishlists. Due to the lack of travel after the pandemic.

With the global pandemic of Covid-19, travel is looking close to impossible at this period of days. With the increased number of restrictions and borders being closed, the data from booking.com tells us that there is still hope within the industry. It reveals that people across the world has not stopped dreaming about the possibility of travelling. Looking at wish lists created by maybe or would-be travelers on its platform over the last two months. With properties listed across over 100,000 different destinations since March, Booking.com has shares the top destinations with in those that people has preferred to travel to when travel is available.

Destinations inspiring travel dreams for people across the world include Bali, Andalusia, London, Florida and Paris, and beach escapism are at the forefront of travel imaginations, alongside the stimulation of the big cities after lockdowns. Dreaming about a change in scenery and the opportunity to enjoy a stay outside of their own home, the most wish-listed types of places to stay for travelers are hotels and apartments. Hotels account for 40% of all properties wish listed by travelers and apartments account for 20% of all properties wish-listed globally.

These are unprecedented and challenging times in which safety remains the top priority. We also know that in such times, dreaming about experiencing the world again has immense power to fire our imaginations and keep spirits high. It’s amazing to see the array of different travel experiences our customers have been busy dreaming about while they wait for the opportunity to travel again. Building a wish list on Booking.com is an inspirational way for everyone to start dreaming about travel again, and we are committed to making it easy for them to turn those dreams into reality when the time is right.”

Arjan Dijk, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Booking.com

Three of the top wish-listed places to stay include the stunning Five Jumeirah Village – a world class resort located in the heart of luxurious Dubai, the beautiful Paradise Island Resort & Spa which is located at the exclusive white sand beaches of the Maldives, and Amora Ubud Boutique Villas, where you can wake up on the edge of a hilltop overlooking the breathtaking Balinese jungle.

Founded in 1996 in Amsterdam, Booking.com has grown from a small Dutch startup to one of the world’s leading digital travel companies. Part of Booking Holdings Inc. Booking.com invests in technology that helps take the friction out of travel. With a mission to make it easier for everyone to experience the world, Booking.com seamlessly connects millions of travelers with memorable experiences, convenient transportation options and incredible places to stay – from homes to hotels and much much more.

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