Paris, Florida, sydney, Lisbon, istanbul and Mexico City One of the most wanted places for Canadian cardholders
Toronto, November 3, 2022 /CNW/ – Posted by American Express Travel List of popular destinations for 20231, containing the top 10 most popular travel destinations for the next year as determined by American Express member travel bookings worldwide.For these destinations, American Express Travel Advisor also created three-day itineraries that provide inspiration for some of the top lodging, dining, shopping, and exploring local culture, including how eligible cardmembers can spend their Rewards Vacation benefits to guarantee 4:00pm Check out when they book a Fine Hotels + Resorts® property through American Express Travel.
“When cardmembers book travel through American Express Travel, they trust us to provide their most valuable resource, their time,” said Audrey Hendry, President of American Express Travel. “Our global footprint, over 100 years of travel expertise, and deep knowledge of our cardmembers give us the unique ability to inspire travelers, simplify planning, and Confidently advise them when they get there.”
Latest American Express Trendex2 A survey of U.S. travelers found that 50 percent of adults say they spend at least five hours planning a vacation. To help travelers save time and get the most out of their trip, American Express Travel Advisor has created three-day weekend itineraries for each popular destination to provide inspiration for some of the best accommodations, places to eat, and activities to explore local culture.
81% of American Express Trendex3 Survey respondents agreed that they want to maximize every hour of travel, making expert guidance on popular destination itineraries a valuable resource.Whether adventuring alone, exploring with a group of friends, or spending time with the family, the itinerary includes something for everyone, from finding the best churros Mexico City and interact with koalas sydney Get a treatment at a luxury spa Paris Explore Maple Grove Vermont.
Additionally, 88% of respondents agreed that they wish they traveled longer.Platinum members are guaranteed 4:00pm Late check-out offer when booking Boutique Hotel + Resort Property traveling through American Express. Late check-out is one of many premium benefits unlocked when booking through American Express Travel, which gives travelers a “bonus day” for an extended vacation. Trending Destinations itineraries highlight ways to spend this time, allowing cardmembers to make the most of their trip, including at Parissailing to the Princes Islands istanbulas well as buying authentic Portuguese goods locally Lisbon.
In addition to popular destinations, American Express Travel identified the key trends driving travel in 2023:
- A new adventure is required: 70% of respondents agree they want to visit a wish list destination in 2023
- Consider overall health while on vacation: 89% of respondents agree they want to travel to escape the routine, and 74% plan to increase travel for their health in 2023
- Seek a personalized experience: 88% of respondents said they like to seek out local experiences and culture when traveling, and 73% are willing to spend more for the travel itinerary they want
- From New Year’s resolutions to summer travel: 43% of respondents agree that they would like to travel more as their New Year’s resolution, and 50% have already started thinking about where they would like to go for the upcoming summer vacation of 2023
- Spend more for the ultimate vacation: 74% of respondents said they are more likely to spend more on travel in 2023, and 40% said they would be willing to pay more for travel accommodation for late checkouts
This Amex Trendex online poll was conducted by Morning Consult September 30 – October 3, 2022 In a sample of U.S. travelers with a household income of at least 2,000 $70,000 And is defined as an adult who usually travels by air at least once a year. Interviews were conducted online. The full survey results have a margin of error of plus or minus 2 percentage points.
22023 Top Destinations Methodology
American Express Travel’s top destinations for 2023 were selected based on global bookings made by American Express card members through American Express Travel, and looked at year-over-year travel growth between 2019 and 2022.
Boutique Hotel + Resort Terms and Conditions
Applies only to new Fine Hotels + Resorts reservations made through Platinum Card Travel Service, Centurion Travel, americanexpress.ca/travel or americanexpress.ca/fhr. Payment must be made with Platinum Canada, Platinum Business Canada, or American Express in the name of a Canadian Centurion member. Available to Canadian cardholders of The Platinum Card®, American Express Business Platinum® or American Express Centurion® Card. Platinum, Business Platinum or Centurion Card members must travel on the itinerary booked with FHR to be eligible for the benefits described. Limit one (1) package per room per stay.Packages can include noon check-in, room upgrade, daily breakfast for two, guaranteed 4:00pm Late check-out, plus additional special offers. Midday check-in and room upgrades are subject to availability and are offered at check-in. Certain room categories are not eligible for room upgrades. Please call Platinum Travel Services or Centurion Travel for details. Breakfast varies from hotel to hotel, but is at least continental. Additional special offers vary by hotel, are subject to change, and cannot be exchanged for cash. FHR cannot be combined with other offers unless otherwise stated. Benefit package expires upon check out. Platinum, Business Platinum or Centurion Cardmembers may book a maximum of three (3) rooms per stay under the FHR Program. Consecutive stays at the same FHR property within a 24-hour period are considered a single stay. If a Platinum, Business Platinum or Centurion Card member cancels a reservation, the FHR rates and packages will no longer apply to any remaining reservations. Participating hotels and benefits of Fine Hotels + Resorts are subject to change. Free in-room Wi-Fi is available with the exception of select hotels where in-room Wi-Fi is included or not available as part of the mandatory daily resort fee. In these cases, free Wi-Fi will be available in the hotel’s public spaces. Call Platinum Card Travel Service or Centurion Travel for hotel specific details on Wi-Fi.
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1 The product details on this site are American card products, Canadian card product details, please visit https://www.americanexpress.com/ca/en/charge-cards/the-platinum-card/. Fine Hotels + Resorts offers on this site are available to US and Canadian cardholders.For Canadian Boutique Hotels + Resorts terms and conditions, please visit https://hotel-booking.americanexpress.com/en-ca/fhr/welcome?inav=ca_menu_travel_book_fhr.
2 This American Express Trendex online poll was conducted between September 30 and October 3, 2022, and sampled 2,000 adults with HHI > 70k+ who fly at least once a year. Interviews were conducted online.The full survey results have a margin of error of plus or minus 2 percentage points
3 This American Express Trendex online poll was conducted between September 30 and October 3, 2022, and sampled 2,000 adults with HHI > 70k+ who fly at least once a year. Interviews were conducted online.The full survey results have a margin of error of plus or minus 2 percentage points
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