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Top 10 Bucket List Trips

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The Top 10 Bucket List Trips

 

Kangaroos are Plentiful in Australia

Kangaroos are Plentiful in Australia

What are your top 10 dream destinations? Come on; I know you have a list. The Travel Dreams survey conducted by Virtuoso unveils high-end travelers Trips of a Lifetime. As baby boomers move closer and closer toward retirement age, they are looking to enjoy the fruits of their labor. And traveling is at the top of their list.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here are the Top 10 Trips of a Lifetime:

  1. Taking a World Cruise
  2. Italy’s Amalfi Coast
  3. Visiting all Seven Continents
  4. Renting a Private Island
  5. Renting a European Villa
  6. Australia
  7. Photographing the Big Five on Safari
  8. The Galapagos Islands
  9. Pilgrimage to their Respective Holy Land
  10. Chartering a Private Jet

 

 

The Top 10 Bucket List Trips vary from person to person but there are a few destinations that seem to be on everyone’s list.  A Big Five safari game drive, heading “down under” to Australia and seeing the ancient treasures of Italy frequently appear at the top of many dream lists.

According to a new survey by Virtuoso, luxury travelers also have dream destination lists. These are the top 10 places they want to visit:

  1. Australia
  2. Italy
  3. New Zealand
  4. France
  5. Fiji
  6. Ireland
  7. Greece
  8. Antarctica
  9. South Africa
  10. The Caribbean

 

So just how many places on your list do you have yet to visit? Call Us. We can help turn your Bucket List Dream List into reality living.  Are any of these destinations on your Bucket List?

 

Source: Virtuoso, Survey responses from 8,830 in 33 countries

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The 10 Hottest Destinations

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Where are Travelers Headed in 2015?

Marlborough Sound, New Zealand

Marlborough Sound, New Zealand

What countries are experiencing the largest increase in tourists?  The list runs the gamut but New Zealand garnered the top spot with a 196% increase in booking for the upcoming year.  Its “Down Under” neighbor, Australia also landed a spot on the trendy list. According to a new study by Virtuoso, the 10 hottest destinations are as follows:

 

 

  1.  New Zealand
  2.  Chile
  3.  Indonesia
  4.  Hungary
  5.  Hong Kong
  6.  Croatia
  7.  Australia
  8.  Ecuador
  9.  Greece
  10.  Norway

 

Remarkable Croatian Falls

Remarkable Croatian Falls

As Demand Increases so Do Prices

Demand for travel is also expected to increase for 2015. This translates into higher prices. A report issued by the Global Business Travel Association expects to see an increase of at least 2.6% for hotel rates throughout Latin America. Hotel prices in North America and in Asia will see moderate gains. Not surprisingly, airfare is also expected to increase.

Visit Greece

Visit Greece

Consumer confidence is continuing to rise, which helps to drive demand for luxury items such as travel.  If you anticipate taking a vacation next year, then you should begin making travel arrangements now. You have a better chance of securing the best hotels by booking early, as well as saving on airfare.

Are any of these top choices on your travel wish list?  What are your travel plans for the 2015?

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