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January
2023
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
With a renewed sense of travel optimism on the horizon, almost half (46%) of people around the world believe that 2023 is the year to throw themselves into new travel experiences. And the good news is that despite the unpredictable microenvironment, ...
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January
2023
| 15:17 Europe/Amsterdam
After a chaotic few years, Booking.com’s 2023 Travel Predictions reveals that over half (55%) of global travelers are looking to escape from reality in the new year by embarking on an ‘off-grid’ vacation. No modern luxuries? No worries. Keen to go ba...
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January
2023
| 14:41 Europe/Amsterdam
Ski season has started and many travelers are looking to hit the slopes this winter. With 54%* of global travelers say that mountainous areas were a motivation in their destination decision, we are sharing six destinations for a picture perfect ski e...
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2022
29
December
2022
| 14:29 Europe/Amsterdam
What better way to see in the New Year than with a big bang abroad? Flashing fireworks, clock countdowns and cool celebrations are the tickets for an unforgettable break. With the festive season upon us, and with nearly three quarters (72%) of global...
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December
2022
| 14:01 Europe/Amsterdam
The festive season is one of the best times of the year to go away on a fantastic vacation to celebrate the holidays. With celebrations such as Christmas, Hanukkah and New Year’s Eve, the end of the year is an important time when friends and families...
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December
2022
| 14:25 Europe/Amsterdam
After more than a decade of anticipation, the sequel to one of the highest-grossing science-fiction movies of all time will finally hit the big screen on December 16. The blockbuster movie will transport viewers back to its fictional universe of lush...
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December
2022
| 12:39 Europe/Amsterdam
There is something elemental about the mountains which elevates most people into another world. Nothing compares to the feeling of conquering an adventure in a new place and seeing the sights from a different vantage point. In fact, in a recent surve...
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December
2022
| 14:45 Europe/Amsterdam
For many, the festive season is as much about delicious food as it is about spending quality time with beloved friends and family. As over a third (38%) of travelers like to indulge in food and drink they can’t normally find at home* traveling to won...
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November
2022
| 14:42 Europe/Amsterdam
For those in the northern hemisphere, the season to gather by a crackling fire with a hot drink to warm the soul is well and truly here. With over half (55%) of global travelers wanting to make the most of their budget with a longer vacation,* Bookin...
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November
2022
| 14:13 Europe/Amsterdam
November 20 marks World Children’s Day, a day dedicated to celebrating togetherness and awareness among children worldwide. With more than half (54%) of global travelers wanting to visit a destination that’s enjoyable for both kids and adults on thei...
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November
2022
| 12:41 Europe/Amsterdam
Whether planning a vacation closer to home, or an epic adventure on the other side of the world, Booking.com is making it easier for travelers to experience the world for less with Black Friday Deals. Save at least 30% on your 2023 accommodationsTo s...
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November
2022
| 14:10 Europe/Amsterdam
Every year on November 11, singles around the world celebrate being unattached on Singles Day – originally a Chinese holiday that’s considered the antithesis of Valentine’s Day. A day for singles to devote to practicing self-love and appreciation, wh...
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November
2022
| 14:35 Europe/Amsterdam
Four years have passed since fans were introduced to the tribal world of legends and heroes in a technologically advanced fictional east African kingdom. This fall, the story continues as the long-awaited sequel of the superhero action movie is set t...
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November
2022
| 14:34 Europe/Amsterdam
From castles to international tours, the royal family visits some of the most prestigious and beautiful places around the world making them some of the most seasoned travelers around. Viewers will get a glimpse of these scenic backdrops in the popula...
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November
2022
| 14:07 Europe/Amsterdam
Veganism has taken the world by storm in recent years, with more people choosing to ditch animal products and opting for more sustainable ways of eating. To promote the benefits of veganism for health, animals and the natural environment, World Vegan...
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October
2022
| 14:11 Europe/Amsterdam
With Halloween fast approaching, daring travelers can book a spooky stay to celebrate the frightening holiday. With more than half  (55%) of travelers reporting that finding thrills and excitement is a key motivation for their own trip*, a vacation a...
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October
2022
| 14:47 Europe/Amsterdam
October 31 marks World Savings Day, a day dedicated to highlighting the benefits of saving for the future. With nearly three quarters (72%) of global travelers reporting that they would say yes to any vacation if budget allowed*, it’s clear that trav...
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October
2022
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Where we travel matters, and recent global events don’t appear to have dampened travelers' wanderlust for new destinations, with an emerging trove of global treasures waiting to be discovered. Booking.com’s annual Travel Predictions research* found t...
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October
2022
| 14:28 Europe/Amsterdam
Food, glorious food. It’s more than just sensory pleasure, and plays a huge part in the heritage and culture of a country. In recent years, communities around the world have increasingly sought to protect their produce and food festivals are a great ...
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October
2022
| 15:34 Europe/Amsterdam
To appreciate the amazing work that architects put into the beautifully designed buildings that can be found in every corner of the globe, World Architecture Day is celebrated every first Monday of October (which is 3 October in 2022). With 41%* of g...
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September
2022
| 14:34 Europe/Amsterdam
In honour of World Tourism Day on 27 September and with a mission to make it easier for  everyone to experience the world - including the parts that aren’t so far from home, we are recommending a handful of adventures right here in the UK. After all,...
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September
2022
| 14:03 Europe/Amsterdam
Staying in a converted train carriage or a former train station is a dream come true for train buffs. With 41%* of global travelers planning to pick a destination to travel to based on whether or not they have a unique accommodation options, and 29%*...
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September
2022
| 12:14 Europe/Amsterdam
With more than three quarters 83%* of travelers deciding to travel to a destination based on its beautiful natural scenery, natural swimming pools tick multiple bucket list boxes - not only do they provide something unique for the social media feed, ...
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September
2022
| 14:49 Europe/Amsterdam
With a new academic year on the horizon, we are here to remind travelers that spending some extra time at school can actually translate into an inspiring, often luxurious travel experience. With 41%* of global travelers planning to pick a destination...
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August
2022
| 14:28 Europe/Amsterdam
Looking for a last-minute escape this summer? As the world experiences the first official summer post pandemic, travelers are seeking to unwind and finally experience the world again. Traveling abroad may be getting easier as restrictions ease, but m...
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August
2022
| 14:37 Europe/Amsterdam
While many travelers may enjoy getting off the grid, pitching a tent and roughing it for a few days, it’s not for everyone. In fact, almost half (45%) of global travelers prefer to stay in luxury accommodations* to ensure they receive special treatme...
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August
2022
| 14:46 Europe/Amsterdam
Calling all epic fantasy TV superfans! For almost a decade, fanatics across the world were glued to their screens devouring eight seasons of an award-winning fantasy drama that showed noble families waging war against each other in order to sit on th...
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August
2022
| 14:04 Europe/Amsterdam
As many travelers look to embark on their next adventure in the coming months, more and more are wanting authentic, wholesome experiences that make a positive impact on the local communities of their chosen destinations. With nearly half (46%) of glo...
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August
2022
| 14:00 Europe/Amsterdam
A whirlwind summer of love is upon us, with the return and launch of some must-see dating shows around the globe. With over a third (37%) of global travelers wanting to travel to a destination or accommodation that was featured in a TV show or movie*...
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July
2022
| 14:40 Europe/Amsterdam
July 30 is recognized around the world as International Day of Friendship, a day created by the United Nations General Assembly to celebrate the idea that friendships between people, countries, cultures and individuals can inspire peace efforts and b...
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