Travel Leaders Group provides frequent updates on current trends through comprehensive surveys of its travel agents.
A few findings from the most recent outreach:
- New York City is the most popular domestic destination for the remainder of 2015
- Caribbean cruises lead the way internationally
- For clients age 30 and under, the top reasons/destinations for travel are honeymoons, Caribbean and Mexico
Additional details from the survey:
“Based on actual bookings, New York made a remarkable leap over perennial top destinations like Las Vegas and Orlando. It is an incredibly vibrant, world-class city for leisure and business travelers alike. From the fall right through the holidays, it’s nothing short of spectacular,” states Travel Leaders Group CEO Barry Liben. “In addition, the data we have collected indicates travel will continue to be strong for the remainder of the year, which is leading to incredible optimism among our travel agent specialists.”
Following New York, the top domestic destinations being booked were Orlando, Maui, Las Vegas, Alaska cruises (maybe some of these are for 2016 travel), Los Angeles, San Francisco, Honolulu, Chicago and Washington, D.C.
Internationally, following cruises are Cancun, London, European cruise, Rome, Paris, Mediterranean cruise, Dominican Republic, Florence and/or Tuscany (Italy) and Montego Bay (Jamaica).