Latest News
HomeRegional NewsEuropeNew York and Paris most popular destinations this winter
Survey

New York and Paris most popular destinations this winter

TripAdvisor results show that for Britons looking to head overseas, the city break comes up trumps with New York taking the top spot followed by Paris. Amsterdam and Berlin also feature in the top 10 most searched for winter destinations, according to TripAdvisor users.

LONDON, UK – With the nights drawing in, the days getting colder and the festive season on its merry way, many Britons will be looking forward to a winter break and today TripAdvisor can reveal the destinations that are trending for UK travellers this winter travel season, as well as the UK destinations most popular with global travellers.

The results show that for Britons looking to head overseas, the city break comes up trumps with New York taking the top spot followed by Paris. Amsterdam and Berlin also feature in the top 10 most searched for winter destinations, according to TripAdvisor users.

Those seeking sun are most interested in Egypt’s Sharm el Sheikh which takes third place, followed by Dubai in fourth. Further afield is Bangkok, which comes in eighth, while for British travellers who want some sunshine but don’t want to venture too far, the Spanish destinations of Playa de las Americas and Costa Adeje, both in Tenerife, and Playa Blanca in mainland Spain come in sixth, seventh and ninth respectively.

Northern Delight for Staycations
For Brits planning a staycation this winter, the results reveal that London, Edinburgh and York are the most popular destinations, with only three southern cities – London, Bath and Brighton – making the top 10.

The UK destinations in favour with British travellers are also the favourites for global travellers planning a trip to the UK, albeit with a couple of differences in order of preference. Manchester ranks above York for international travellers, and Liverpool jumps two spots above Bath and Blackpool while Glasgow also ranks higher for global travellers, landing above Birmingham and Brighton.

Most popular winter break destinations for Britons travelling internationally

Ranking

Destinations most-searched  by UK travellers

1

New York City

2

Paris

3

Sharm El Sheikh

4

Dubai

5

Amsterdam

6

Playa de las Americas

7

Costa Adeje

8

Bangkok

9

Playa Blanca

10

Berlin

Most popular winter break destinations for Britons travelling domestically

Ranking

UK destinations most-searched  by UK travellers

1

London

2

Edinburgh

3

York

4

Manchester

5

Bath

6

Blackpool

7

Liverpool

8

Birmingham

9

Glasgow

10

Brighton

Most popular UK winter break destinations for global travellers

Ranking

UK destinations most-searched  by global travellers

1

London

2

Edinburgh

3

Manchester

4

York

5

Liverpool

6

Bath

7

Blackpool

8

Glasgow

9

Birmingham

10

Brighton

“It’s clear from our search data that while some of us are interested in enjoying a city break, many of us are looking for some much-needed sun to break up the winter months. For those looking to stay closer to home this winter, northern destinations are incredibly popular. For those planning a trip to these or anywhere else this winter, visit the TripAdvisor destination pages (for example TripAdvisor London) for a wealth of information to help plan your trip from where to stay, where to eat and what to do,” commented TripAdvisor spokesperson, James Kay.

Photo caption: New York’s Central Park in thw wintertime.

Vicky Karantzavelou
Co-Founder & Chief Editor - TravelDailyNews Media Network | Website

Vicky is the co-founder of TravelDailyNews Media Network where she is the Editor-in Chief. She is also responsible for the daily operation and the financial policy. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Tourism Business Administration from the Technical University of Athens and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wales.

She has many years of both academic and industrial experience within the travel industry. She has written/edited numerous articles in various tourism magazines.

12/07/2024
11/07/2024
10/07/2024
09/07/2024
08/07/2024