NY tops Brits' holiday destination list as Istanbul surges
New York is the most enquired-about holiday destination among British buyers while Istanbul continues to see a demand surgeaccording to holiday home website holidaylettings.co.uk.
The Holiday Lettings Index has revealed the most popular holiday destinations for British tourists revealed that the most enquired about cities are New York who has an average 185 enquires per property, London who has 115, Amsterdam 101, Istanbul 84 and Rio de Janeiro 81 per year.
Holiday Lettings said that investment into new projects in Istanbul and upcoming events in Rio de Janeiro is pushing demand.
“Turkey’s capital Istanbul is now in the top five of most in demand cities, with half of all holidaymakers to the country now visiting the city in response to increased efforts by Turkish authorities to provide events, attractions and activities," the company said.
“There’s a real buzz around the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro with the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics coming up, and that’s reflected in a huge rise in enquiry numbers from holidaymakers.”