The dawn of warmer weather already has travelers focusing on summer getaways. A Memorial Day and Summer Travel Trends study by travel-booking website Kayak reveals that when it comes to summer travel, winter-weary Americans choices are declaring: the hotter the better.
“This Memorial Day, our data show Americans are headed south to the Caribbean, Mexico and to a few southern U.S. cities.” Kayak spokesperson Maria Katime told Yahoo Travel.
Kayak analyzed flight and hotel searches on its site from January 1 through mid-March, gaining insight into where Americans are choosing to spend their summer holidays. The report also looked at the average costs of flights and hotels.
When Kayak looked at flight and hotel searches combined, the 10 most searched destinations for Americans seeking to get out of town this summer were international.
“Thanks to the World Cup, demand for flights and hotels in Rio de Janeiro is blowing up, making it the No.1 trending destination this