Named the most popular tourist destinations in the winter of 2023-2024. The most popular places in the vacation season will be beach vacations.
The ranking is published on Thrillist. It shows where there is the highest increase in demand for holiday travel in 2023 compared to last year.
As in 2022, popular destinations in 2023 include:
- Christchurch, New Zealand (+224%)
- El Calafate, Argentina (+132%)
- Chiang Mai, Thailand (+104%)
- Vienna, Austria (+72%)
- Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (+63%)
In addition, several cities in China and Japan were noted as top winter destinations. These include Beijing, Guangzhou and Shanghai, as well as Kyoto, Osaka and Tokyo.
Apart from international cities, the top trend for winter 2023 was a different kind of travel. Not surprisingly, travelers are trying to escape the cold weather in exchange for warm and sunny beaches.
The top 5 most popular beach vacation destinations for the upcoming winter season are:
- Noord, Aruba (+105%)
- Miami Beach, Florida (+80%)
- Roatan, Honduras (+76%)
- West Palm Beach, Florida (+57%)
- Playa del Carmen, Mexico (+53%)