As 2022 comes to a close, the travel industry has experienced growing numbers of vacation rental guests, and also distance travelled. With increasing preference for international travel over domestic, it is expected this trend will continue. Therefore, you might be wondering where the best place to buy a holiday home is going forward. These are the top 5 destinations to have on your radar for 2023, whether that is to travel or host.
By Kate Wilkinson, Content Marketing Executive
Seoul, South Korea
Seoul is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city, offering visitors a unique blend of East and Western cultures. Based on data from Expedia, the second most popular destination for travellers visiting Asia in 2022 was the South Korean capital. From traditional Korean temples such as Jongmyo Shrine to modern skyscrapers like the 63 Building, there is plenty to see and do in Seoul. The city is also home to a number of excellent restaurants serving both Korean and international cuisine. Whether you’re looking to immerse yourself in Korean culture or just explore a new city, Seoul should be at the top of your list for 2023.
Berlin has always been a popular options for travellers in Europe. Demand for city breaks has been higher than ever over the last year, with Berlin entering the top 10 in the world. Berlin is a city with a rich history that fascinates visitors from all walks of life. From its iconic landmarks like the Brandenburg Gate and Reichstag Building to its vibrant nightlife and arts scene, there is something for everyone. The city is also home to a number of museums, including the Berlin Wall Museum and the Jewish Museum Berlin. With so much to see and do, it’s no wonder Berlin is one of the most popular destinations in Europe.
Mexico is a popular destination for American vacation rental hosts to invest in a holiday home. Located right in the centre of the country, Querétaro is a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its well-preserved Spanish colonial architecture. The city is also home to a number of plazas and parks, perfect for taking a break from sightseeing. In Querétaro, visitors can learn about the city’s history at the Museo de la Ciudad or enjoy some of the local cuisine at one of the many restaurants Querétaro has to offer. With more travellers choosing to go off the beaten track and embrace the unfamiliar, the culture and ecosystems Querétaro has to offer is not to be missed. Find out more about why it’s one of the top Booking.com trending destinations for 2023.
Situated on the Adriatic Sea coastline, Montenegro is a hidden gem which has a lot to offer travellers. Visitors can enjoy outdoor activities like hiking and rafting in the Tara River Canyon, one of the deepest canyons in Europe. Budva’s dramatic coastline and stunning turquoise waters have attracted more tourists in recent years. The medieval village has also earnt itself a place in the Booking.com top destinations for 2023.
Finally, one of the most historic cities in the United States. Boston is a must-visit for any traveller interested in American history, and a worthwhile alternative to New York. From Boston Common, the oldest public park in America, to Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox baseball team, there are a number of iconic sights to see. The city is also home to numerous colleges and universities, including Harvard University and Boston College, adding an extra layer of interest for visitors. Whether you’re interested in history or just looking for a great place to eat and drink, Boston is one of the top US cities to experience.
The findings in this article have been taken from our partner channels Hotels.com, Expedia and Booking.com. TravelNest works with each of these travel sites and many others; such as Airbnb and Vrbo to help hosts market vacation rentals from one central account. Sign up for free today and make hosting simple.