A look at travel lists: Where to go in 2018

MANY travel brands, guidebook publishers and websites offer lists of places to go in the new year. Here’s a look at some of those lists for 2018. They include destinations from every continent, cities large and small, islands, rural regions and wilderness areas, places in the news and places you’ve never heard of.

FODOR’S

First 10 on a list of 52 destinations:

Marrakesh, Morocco
Cook Islands
Salar de Tunupa, Bolivia
Split, Croatia
Kuwait
Memphis
Armenia
Mongolia
Dublin, Ireland
Belize

Athens

Booking.com

Top 10 emerging destinations (highest increase in bookings from 2016 to 2017):

Sapporo, Japan
Nashville
Bucharest, Romania
Zakopane, Poland
Taitung City, Taiwan
Brisbane, Australia
Bogota, Colombia
Portland, Oregon
Lima, Peru
Hanover, Germany

Mekong River

Travel + Leisure Magazine

First 10 on a list
of 50:

Solta, Croatia
Greenville, South Carolina
Grenada
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Los Cabos, Mexico
Walla Walla Valley, Washington
Uzbekistan
Egypt
Marrakesh, Morocco
Fiji

Instagram

Malaysia

Emerging beaches and islands, based on year-over-year growth of geotag
check-ins:

South Beach, Miami
Boracay, Philippines
Sochi, Russia
Phi Phi Islands, Thailand
San Andres Island, Colombia
Bondi Beach, Sydney
Arraial Do Cabo, Rio de Janeiro
Waikiki Beach, Honolulu
Penang Island, Malaysia
Kuta Beach, Pantai Kuta, Bali, Indonesia

National Geographic

South Korea

Harar, Ethiopia
Jujuy Province, Argentina
Tbilisi, Georgia
Sydney, Australia
Oaxaca, Mexico
Vienna, Austria
North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii
Malmo, Sweden
Jordan Trail
Dublin, Ireland
Madagascar
Santiago, Chile
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Cleveland, Ohio
Tetouan, Morocco
Seoraksan National Park, South Korea
Albania
San Antonio, Texas
Labrador, Canada
Friesland, Netherlands
Ruaha National Park, Tanzania

Conde Nast Traveler

Antarctica
The Bahamas
Guadalajara, Mexico
Minneapolis
New Orleans
Malta
The Azores, Portugal
Georgia
Bratislava, Slovakia
South Korea
Chengdu, China
Kolkata and the Andaman Islands, India
Petra, Jordan
Quito, Ecuador
Northern Peru
Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Accra, Ghana
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Lonely Planet

Top 10 countries:

Chile
South Korea
Portugal
Djibouti
New Zealand
Malta
Georgia
Mauritius
China
South Africa

Top 10 cities:

Seville, Spain
Detroit, United States
Canberra, Australia
Hamburg, Germany
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Antwerp, Belgium
Matera, Italy
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Guanajuato, Mexico
Oslo, Norway

(AP)

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