7 Up-and-Coming Destinations for Fall

by Holly Riddle

Aug 20, 2019
Trends / Top Trends
  • According to a recent Virtuoso Luxe Report, travelers trend toward unprecedented adventure trips this fall. Here are the report’s seven top destinations for fall 2019, ranked by percentage increases in year-over-year bookings. © Janos Gaspar |
  • The seventh destination on the list, with a 114 percent increase in bookings, Rwanda is renowned for its dense rainforests and lush canopies, wherein lucky and adventurous travelers glimpse Rwanda’s famous wildlife, including mountain gorillas. © Attila Jandi |
  • As more hotels and resorts reopen on the island and business returns to normal following the devastation of Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico welcomes more travelers with a 120 percent year-over-year increase in bookings. © Thomas Lozinski |
  • Tourism in Egypt continues to rise, with a 122 percent year-over-year increase in travel bookings. From history to cuisine, shopping to desert excursions, the country offers something for every type of traveler. © Merydolla |
  • In fourth place for year-over-year growth, Romania is a newly popular destination for U.S. travelers. Beyond the fairytale castles and medieval fortresses, guests in the country enjoy its rich wine culture, natural landscape and unique cuisine. © Janos Gaspar |
  • Malta is the most popular European country in terms of year-over-year booking increases this fall. With a 140 percent increase, Malta delights first-time visitors with its historic sites and beautiful beaches. © Olgacov |
  • The only Asian destination to make the top seven list of most popular fall destinations according to year-over-year bookings, the Maldives is the perfect getaway spot for travelers looking for both luxury and seclusion. © Han Cheng Tan |
  • Lastly, the top destination for year-over-year growth this fall is Uruguay. The country offers a mix of adventure, wine culture and luxury hotels and resorts, resulting in a 286 percent increase in bookings since 2018. © Kseniya Ragozina |


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