Hotels.Com Makes Travel Predictions For The Year 2016 Based On Current Trends

Where Will Americans Travel in 2016?

Many Underrated Domestic And International Destinations Are Forecasted To Gain Traction For Their Unique Offerings

In a constantly evolving tourism industry, new offerings, attractions and experiences are making travelers more apt to explore unique and underrated destinations to satisfy their inner wanderlust. As 2016 rapidly approaches, Hotels.com® is revealing its Top 10 Travel Predictions for the new year through an analysis of travel demand changes over the last two years* on the website.Hotels.com_ObviousChoice_RGB_left-align__

For 2016 we’re foreseeing an interesting mix of trending and often overlooked destinations with something for every type of traveler no matter your budget, climate preference, preferred language or lifestyle,” said Josh Belkin, VP and general manager, North America for Hotels.com.

According to Hotels.com 2016 Travel Predictions, Queens will overtake Brooklyn as the most popular outer borough for travelers visiting New York in the new year. (PRNewsFoto/Hotels.com)

According to Hotels.com 2016 Travel Predictions, Queens will overtake Brooklyn as the most popular outer borough for travelers visiting New York in the new year. (PRNewsFoto/Hotels.com)

Queens Will Overtake Brooklyn As The Most Popular Destination For New York Visitors Staying In The Outer Boroughs. While the hipster haven has experienced steady growth in travel demand over the past two years (approximately two-thirds increase in travel demand), Queens is catching up quickly (nearly 150 percent increase) with an eclectic food scene and several boutique hotels like The One Boutique Hotel in Flushing and Z NYC Hotel in Long Island City.2016-travel-predictions-by-hotelscom-2-638

Dallas Will Make A Significant Leap In Popularity After Seeing A Nearly 40 Percent Increase In Travel Demand Since Last Year. In addition to offering great shopping, arts and dining options, Dallas has made a focused effort to welcome more diverse visitors including LGBT travelers.2016-travel-predictions-by-hotelscom-3-638

Anaheim Will See A Large Surge In Tourism Beyond Theme Park Visitors. The city is increasing in popularity faster than any other major California destination (up 40 percent over 2014), and with a convention center expansion and new hotel openings in the coming year, that trend will continue.2016-travel-predictions-by-hotelscom-6-638 Continue reading