Americans had a serious case of Irish wanderlust in 2018
Ireland ranked very highly in Google’s annual Year in Search report as one of the most popular destinations searched for by Americans.
Business Insider reports that Ireland was the fifth most popular “trip to…” search made by Americans in 2018.
Ireland ending up beating popular international destinations like Spain and Bora Bora.
A publicist for Google told Business Insider that the top 10 destinations weren’t necessarily the “most searched” for, rather these locales "had a high spike in traffic over a sustained period in 2018 as compared to 2017.”
The top ten most popular “trip to…” searches made by Americans in 2018 are:
- Bora Bora
- New York
- New Orleans
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