What holiday scenario could beat having a beach paradise all to yourself, or a never-ending blanket of snow with not a soul in sight? Most of us ache for the chance to cross unchartered tourist territory, with ‘hidden gem’ tips the travel holy grail.
And as the new year dawns, our desire to discover and explore new frontiers is awakened. But how to find those places that are novel and exciting but have not yet become part of the tourist trail? To make life easy for you, Booking.com dug into its internal data to find the trending destinations for 2017.
The data experts at Booking.com analyzed destinations based on growth in search to find the most aspirational places to visit in 2017. When analyzed against wider trends*, the patterns of growth revealed some tantalizing options. Read on to find out which destinations are trending for Australian travellers.