USA, Paris top readers’ choice as best travel destinations

Australian travel magazine, International Traveller, announced the top destinations of the year as voted by its readers. While USA claimed the top spot for the best country for travel, Paris won the title for the best destination for a city break, according to the International Traveller’s Readers Choice Awards.

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Other countries that made it to the list were Italy, France, New Zealand and Great Britain, in that order. The cities that followed Paris as people’s favourite destinations were Singapore, New York, Hong Kong and London.

Another popular destination according to the awards is Fiji, which was voted as the best beach getaway as well as the best place for a family holiday, leaving behind the likes of Disneyland, Bali, Hawaii and Thailand.       

The list also acknowledged the best hotels, with The Peninsula Hong Kong winning the coveted position of the best hotel for luxury and Ibis as the best budget hotel brand.