Summer 2016 Travel Trends

June 16, 2016

Are Americans following the same international summer travel patterns as last year? By analyzing the most searched summer destinations and their corresponding average monthly prices, hotel search reveals how American users are vacationing differently this season.



• Summer travel interest to Europe is on the decline

Popular tourist destinations Venice (#8 in 2015) and Amsterdam (#9 in 2015) did not make this year’s Top 10, while Rome (#3 in 2015) dropped 6 spots to #10 in 2016

• Significant increase in interest to Mexico in 2016

Ranking #1 in 2016, Cancun is up 4 spots from 2015. Newcomers Playa Del Carmen (#4 in 2016) and Puerto Vallarta (#9 in 2016) are also in the Top 10 for this year

• Decrease in travel interest to Canada compared to last year

Niagara Falls (#3 in 2015) and Vancouver (#7 in 2015) did not make the Top 10 in 2016

• Despite November 2015 terrorist attack, Paris remains a Top 3 Summer destination

• Americans are paying on average $22/night less this summer on their hotel stays compared to last summer

About trivago

Travelers find the ideal hotel for the best price on trivago is the world’s largest online hotel search site, comparing rates from over 900,000 hotels on over 250 booking sites worldwide. trivago integrates over 180 million hotel ratings and 14 million photos in order to make finding the perfect hotel easier for users. Over 80 million visitors per month find their ideal hotel by using trivago’s various filters. trivago was founded in 2005 in Düsseldorf, Germany and currently operates 55 international country platforms in 33 languages.

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