Tokyo Tops, Asia Dominates Trending Destinations 2024

Tokyo Tops, Asia Dominates Trending Destinations in 2024

Book that trip to Tokyo, ASAP!

The new year comes with an exciting prospect of exploring new destinations and immersing ourselves in different cultures. If you’re still curating the perfect travel bucket list this 2024, look no further than Tripadvisor for the Travellers’ Choice Awards Best of the Best.

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Japan takes the top spot

Top trending destinations: Tokyo, Japan

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This year, the prestigious title of No. 1 Trending Destination is awarded to the captivating city of Tokyo, Japan. While most are Southeast Asian destinations, the bustling capital city outshines them, thanks to its unique blend of ancient traditions and modern pop culture, promising an exceptional experience for every type of traveller.

Picture this: starting your day with the electrifying energy of the Tsukiji fish market auction, followed by a moment of solitude at centuries-old shrines and temples. The afternoon couldn’t get any better with long strolls under blooming cherry blossom trees and the cool breeze. At night, indulge in a steaming bowl of ramen in the charming Omoide Yokocho alleys, and cap off the experience by letting loose at one of Tokyo’s many unique and quirky bars.

For those seeking something unique, new experiences await because Tokyo never seems to run out of options for tourists to have fun and immerse themselves in the city’s culture. For one, the newly reopened teamLab Borderless in a central Tokyo location promises an immersive digital art experience unlike any other. This year, the city also welcomes the official cherry blossom forecast, painting a postcard-like picture of springtime beauty.

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Tripadvisor’s top 10 trending destinations in 2024

With Tripadvisor’s new release of trending destinations, one thing’s for certain: Asia is dominating the travel scene in 2024. Here’s the rest of the list:

  1. Tokyo, Japan
  2. Seoul, South Korea
  3. Halong Bay, Vietnam
  4. Palawan Island, Philippines
  5. Sapa, Vietnam
  6. Bogota, Colombia
  7. Pattaya, Thailand
  8. Alajuela, Costa Rica
  9. Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  10. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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So, is Tokyo calling your name? Embark on your next adventure and start planning a trip to the top trending destinations in 2024!

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