The World's Trending Holiday Destinations for 2021

The World’s Trending Holiday Destinations for 2021, According to Google Searches

Find out where the rest of the world will be travelling next year!

If staying at home has only intensified your desire to travel, you’re not alone. According to Google Trends, the online searches for the keywords “2021 holiday” have increased by 124% since March. It seems that not even a global pandemic can keep people from making travel plans in secret.

Using data from Google, a Swiss travel company named Kuoni has put together a study revealing the world’s trending holiday destinations for 2021. Read on to discover where your fellow travellers are planning on going next! 

The world’s top trending holiday destinations for 2021

Trending Holiday Destinations 2021: Egypt

The Pyramids at Giza in Egypt 

Among the 131 countries involved in Kuoni’s study, these are the five countries that make up the most frequently searched holiday destinations in the world: the United Arab Emirates, the United States, Canada, Qatar, and Egypt

If you observe the results by continent, you’ll notice that many Europeans are considering travelling to the Maldives soon, while Americans and Canadians have their eyes firmly set on Japan. For a full view of the illustrated map, click here

Where do Southeast Asians plan to go?

Camels in the dunes of Oman (left); The Taj Mahal in India (right)

Now, let’s take a look at our corner of the world in Southeast Asia

Many Singaporeans are curious about travelling to India, which is known for its stunning architecture, diverse wildlife, rich cultural heritage, and mouth-watering food. 

For camelback journeys through sand dunes, Malaysians have taken a particular interest in Oman, a captivating country in the Middle East. In this destination stands the famous city of Muscat, where you can find elegant mosques, ancient fortifications, bustling markets, perfumeries, and majestic sunsets over tented camps in the desert. 

Trending Holiday Destinations 2021: Vietnam

Hạ Long Bay in Vietnam

Looking closer to home, Indonesians are contemplating Vietnam for their future trips. Indeed, from the vibrant charms of Hanoi to the emerald waters of Hạ Long Bay, there are so many wonderful sights to explore in this country! 

Meanwhile, Vietnamese netizens searched for Argentina more frequently than any other holiday destination. Certainly, it’s hard to argue with the colourful streets of Buenos Aires and the awe-inspiring landscapes of Patagonia. 

Finally, a majority of Filipinos are looking forward to spending their future holidays in Singapore. But this probably comes as no surprise, as many travellers from the Philippines love to visit so frequently! 

Also read: The Best Post-Pandemic Destinations, According to Your Zodiac Sign

Trending Holiday Destinations 2021: Singapore

Little India in Singapore

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Tiffany is a writer based in Manila. When she was younger, she knew she wanted to write stories or go on adventures—now, she's learning to do both. She enjoys being swept up in books that spark her curiosity for new places, both real and imaginary.

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