Top travel destinations Americans booked after the election

NEEDHAM, Mass. (KXRM) — The election may be over but some Americans decided to take a break from Tuesday’s whirlwind of events by booking a vacation.

Travel site TripAdvisor just released their list of top 10 travel destinations that had the greatest hotel booking activity on the day after Election Day.

Bordering countries Mexico and Canada saw the most booking activity, according to TripAdvisor research.

“Whether your candidate won or lost, we think all Americans would vote for a vacation so we’re giving one lucky U.S. traveler the chance to win a relaxing election escape booked on TripAdvisor,” said Brooke Ferencsik, senior director of communications for TripAdvisor.

Top destinations selected were based on hotel booking activity on from midnight to 1 p.m. ET on Wednesday, November 9.

  1. Mexico
  2. Canada
  3. United Arab Emirates
  4. United Kingdom
  5. Italy
  6. Japan
  7. France
  8. India
  9. Thailand
  10. Spain

Top 10 International Cities U.S. Travelers Booked Hotels After the Election

  1. Dubai
  2. London
  3. Paris
  4. Cabo San Lucas
  5. Rome
  6. San Juan
  7. Punta Cana
  8. Puerto Vallarta
  9. Toronto
  10. Bangkok

(all photos courtesy TripAdvisor)

From now until November 17, you can enter TripAdvisor’s post-election escape sweepstakes to win a vacation for two to any destination in the world.

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