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Airbnb 2017 Summer Travel Trends, Top Destinations

airbnb newlogoWith bookings doubling over 2016, Airbnb projects that this summer will be the biggest travel season yet on Airbnb by a wide margin. It’s no surprise that summer travel is synonymous with beach time for many travelers – and that’s reflected in trending destinations this year, with high growth in seaside enclaves.

Based on growth in Memorial Day weekend bookings over this time last year, here are some of the destinations that have doubled or more in bookings:

  • Havana, Cuba – 940%
  • La Ciotat, France – 675%
  • Salou, Spain – 463%
  • Tainan, Taiwan – 424%
  • Levanto, Italy – 313%
  • Hanoi, Vietnam – 261%
  • Scarborough, England – 258%
  • Prince Edward, Canada – 243%
  • Destin, Florida – 232%
  • Rosarito, Mexico – 231%

Top Overall Destinations

Despite the beach weekend or two (or four), cities are still the most popular overall destinations even in summer. Below are the most-booked destinations for this weekend.

  • London
  • Paris
  • Barcelona
  • Rome
  • Tokyo
  • Madrid
  • Osaka
  • Lisbon
  • Prague
  • Amsterdam

See the infographic below for more details

airbnb 2017summer travel infographic

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