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Top up-and-coming travel destinations for 2018

Ishigaki Island (Ishigakijima) in Japan ranked first on this year’s list of top up-and-coming travel destinations in the world, according to TripAdvisor. Other destinations which are featured on the list are lesser-known, usually up-and-coming travel destinations

The top five on the list are Kapaa in Hawaii; Nairobi, Kenya; Halifax, Nova Scotia; and Gdansk, Poland.

Nestled at the base of Nounou Mountain on the island of Kauai, the small Hawaiian town of Kapaa is also the top rising United States destination of 2018.

It’s the time when every travel site is predicting hot destinations for the year, here are few: Guardian’s list best holiday destinations to travel to, CEOWORLD magazine’s greatest cities for foodie travelers and must visit luxury travel destinations, top trending destinations for short-term vacation rentals, according to Airbnb; Fodor’s 52 can’t-miss destinations around the globe; and Travel And Leisure Magazine’s 50 best places to travel in 2018. If you are planning to visit your favorite sites in 2018, please have a look at the ranking of the world’s most influential passports.

Top Destinations on the Rise in the world, 2018

  1. Ishigaki Island, Japan
  2. Kapaa, Hawaii, United States
  3. Nairobi, Kenya
  4. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  5. Gdansk, Poland
  6. San José, Costa Rica
  7. Riga, Latvia
  8. Rovinj, Croatia
  9. Nerja, Spain
  10. Casablanca, Morocco

Top Destinations on the Rise in Europe, 2018

  1. Gdansk, Poland
  2. Riga, Latvia
  3. Rovinj, Croatia
  4. Nerja, Spain
  5. Catania, Italy
  6. Zagreb, Croatia
  7. Ljubljana, Slovenia
  8. Cadiz, Spain
  9. Valletta, Malta
  10. Nuremberg, Germany

Top Destinations on the Rise in the United States, 2018

  1. Kapaa, Hawai
  2. Waco, Texas
  3. Wilmington, North Carolina
  4. Bend, Oregon
  5. Boulder, Colorado
  6. Paso Robles, California
  7. Richmond, Virginia
  8. Greenville, South Carolina
  9. Omaha, Nebraska
  10. Lexington, Kentucky

Top Destinations on the Rise in South America, 2018

  1. Medellin, Colombia
  2. Brasilia, Brazil
  3. Curitiba, Brazil
  4. Recife, Brazil
  5. Asuncion, Paraguay
  6. LaPaz, Bolivia
  7. Salta, Argentina
  8. Guayaquil, Ecuador
  9. Cali, Colombia
  10. Cuenca, Ecuador

Top Destinations on the Rise in Asia, 2018

  1. Ishigaki Island, Japan
  2. Takayama, Japan
  3. Busan, South Korea
  4. Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  5. Nantou County, Taiwan
  6. Shenzhen, China
  7. Tainan, Taiwan
  8. Seogwipo, South Korea
  9. Negombo, Sri Lanka
  10. Pokhara, Nepal
Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj

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CEO and editorial director at CEOWORLD Magazine
Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is the CEO and editorial director at CEOWORLD magazine, the leading global business magazine written strictly for CEOs, CFOs, top managers, company directors, investors, senior executives, business leaders, high net worth individuals, and the most globally powerful men and women.
Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj

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