Globetrotting Insights: Airbnb’s 2024 Travel Predictions Revealed

Airbnb is forecasting the future with its 2024 travel predictions. Here's a glimpse at the surprises and emerging new trends ahead.
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We’re one month away from a new year, which means its time to get your 2024 travel plans in order. Airbnb’s 2024 travel predictions have arrived—forecasting the future, and giving you major inspo for next year’s adventures. 

Here’s a glimpse at the surprises and emerging new trends ahead. 

🇯🇵 Japan leads the way: Fastest growing countries and regions

Japan takes the lead yet again, marking an increase of over three times in searches compared to the previous year. People are after the alluring fusion of tradition and modernity in the country, with Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto among the most trending destinations for travel in the new year.

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🏅 Paris preparing for the Olympics: A surge in searches 

Paris is poised for an extraordinary event as it gears up to host the 2024 Olympic Games. The anticipation for this grand occasion is palpable, reflected in the remarkable surge of over sevenfold in searches for stays spanning July 26 to August 11, 2024. This notable increase underscores a heightened interest among travelers yearning to immerse themselves in the enchanting aura of this monumental sporting event.

💃 Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival Samba beckons travelers 

The infectious beats and electrifying energy of Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival Samba have thrust Brazil into the global spotlight, witnessing an astounding 136% surge in searches for accommodations during Carnival weekend, according to Airbnb’s 2024 travel predictions. 

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🌞 Quaint towns and iconic cities: Trending US destinations

For those planning to explore the US in 2024, a celestial spectacle steals the spotlight—the total solar eclipse. Searches for accommodations along the eclipse’s path surge by almost 300%, propelling destinations like Kerrville, Louisville, and Indianapolis into the limelight.

🌄 Wholesome escapes: National parks and amazing views

After a bustling social calendar, travelers seek solace in nature’s embrace. National parks, breathtaking views, and sandy beaches headline the top booked categories globally for 2024, offering serene escapes to rejuvenate the soul.

For more information about Airbnb’s 2024 travel predictions, click here

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