Google ranked Tel Aviv among its top trending destinations worldwide in 2020, according to global hotel search data.
Tel Aviv ranked fifth, preceded by Tokyo (Japan) in the fourth spot, Seoul (South Korea) in third, and Sao Paolo (Brazil) in second place. The top rank went to Da Nang, the fifth largest city in Vietnam.
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Marseille (France), Vienna (Austria), Bangkok (Thailand), Dubai (UAE), and Perth (Australia) ranked in sixth to tenth place, respectively.
In a blog post, Andrew Silverman, director of Google’s Travel Product Management said that according to the data, “people from around the world are interested in traveling to these destinations in 2020.”
Silverman then offered some tips on booking travel dates, exploring neighborhoods, and nailing down final prices when arranging a hotel stay with Google Travel.
Last month, Tel Aviv was named among the Top 20 Destinations for 2020 by the Forbes Travel Guide, published by US magazine Forbes. The guide hailed Tel Aviv as a place where “ancient history and modern living meet in the bustling beach city along Israel’s Mediterranean coast.”
The city also ranked seventh in a round-up in December of top 10 destinations for foodies in 2020 by BBC’s Good Food magazine.