Leading OTA Announces Las Vegas as Top Booked City Across the U.S.
New York – August 19, 2015 – Today, CheapOair, the first flights-focused hybrid online travel agency, announced the top five domestic and international destinations travelers are booking for Labor Day weekend. This year’s data shows that the most popular destinations include a new lineup of cities compared to last year, and unveiled that there are still deals to be found for customers looking to take advantage of the long weekend.
“This summer is a ‘destination summer,’ with the most popular cities being the major tourist destinations, such as Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Cancun,” said Thomas Spagnola, Senior Vice President of Supplier Relations at CheapOair. “With almost all of the top five domestic destinations under $300, our customers can still find great deals to help them make the most of their last summer holiday weekend.”
Domestically, this year’s top city for Labor Day Weekend travel is Las Vegas, with Denver, Chicago, Orlando and Los Angeles rounding out the list. This compares to 2014’s top five cities of Denver, Orlando, Tampa, Washington, D.C. and Boston. This year’s top five international destinations are all new cities, with Cancun, San Juan, Manila, Paris and Toronto making the list. Last year’s top five destinations were: St. Thomas, The Bahamas, Puerto Vallarta, San Jose Cabo and Aruba.
This year, travelers are opting for tourist destinations, including Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Orlando, with the majority of airfare under $300 for roundtrip.
Most Popular U.S. Destinations and Avg. Roundtrip Airfare
Las Vegas, $290
Los Angeles, $368
Looking abroad, travelers are also interested in visiting “destination cities,” such as Cancun, Paris and Toronto.
Most Popular International Destinations and Avg. Roundtrip Airfare
The average prices above are based on bookings made on CheapOair.com by July 30th for travel between September 4th and September 7th. Fares are roundtrip and include taxes and fees. Fares are based on historical data, are subject to change, and cannot be guaranteed.
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