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Wednesday, December 28, 2011

December Survey Reveals 2012 International Travel Hotspots!

Travel Leaders, a travel agency consortium group, just unveiled the 2012 results of their authoritative annual Travel TrendsSurvey.

The results indicate that that Americans are ready to travel farther from home than in recent years. Travelers are also willing to spend what is necessary for their desired vacation- over 91% of Travel Leaders surveyed say clients will spend the same or more on travel in 2012 as compared to last year.

The survey was conducted November 21 - December 16, 2011and is based on actual booking data. The 2012 Travel Trends Survey includes responses from 640 Travel Leaders owners, managers and frontline travel experts throughout the United States.
The top 2012 international destinations are:

1.         Caribbean cruise

2.         Cancun, Mexico

3.         Playa del Carmen, Mexico

4.         European Mediterranean cruise

5.         Rome, Italy

6.         London, England

7.         Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

8.         Paris, France

9.         Montego Bay, Jamaica

10.       Negril, Jamaica

Be kind to your travel agent & let them your out of the country vacation!