Top US + International Travel Destinations for Travel Bloggers in 2015

Have you ever wondered what the lives of those who are professional travelers are like?  A recent AdWeek article discussed a survey to be presented at the TBEX conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida today.  The survey of travel professionals (bloggers/writers, photographers etc. who spend an average of 88 days a year traveling) sheds some light on this well-traveled group.

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A whopping 17% of travel professionals spent more than half the year traveling, and spent an average of $2,415 per trip.  However, 79% of them use rewards or program points for hotels and flights (not surprisingly!).

The top U.S. cities to visit were:

  1. New Orleans
  2. New York City
  3. Portland (Oregon)
  4. Austin, Texas.

The top international destinations were:

  1. Iceland
  2. China
  3. Japan
  4. New Zealand

Once at their destination, 83% ranked fine dining their number one activity, followed by local cultural events (75%) and experiencing nature (67%).

Do your interests match with those of travel professionals?

 

 

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