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Paris: World’s most popular destination for first-time travellers

In a poll that asked 15,000 travellers to name the destination that became their first travel experience, nine of the top 10 spots were in Europe, with Paris leading the way.

travel Updated: Mar 23, 2017 18:38 IST
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The Louvre Pyramid in Paris, France serves as the main entrance to the Louvre Museum. Completed in 1989 it has become a landmark of Paris.
The Louvre Pyramid in Paris, France serves as the main entrance to the Louvre Museum. Completed in 1989 it has become a landmark of Paris.(AFP File Photo)
         

When it comes to breaking into the world of travel, Europe holds the biggest appeal, according to a new survey of first-time travel.

In a Booking.com poll that asked 15,000 travellers to name the destination that became their first travel experience, nine of the top 10 spots were in Europe, with Paris leading the way.

The survey was conducted in January across 20 markets worldwide.


Here are the top 10 most popular first-time travel destinations:

1. Paris, France

2. Barcelona, Spain

3. London, UK

4. Vienna, Austria

5. Malaga, Spain

6. Venice, Italy

7. Rome, Italy

8. Sydney, Australia

9. Zurich, Switzerland

10. Berlin, Germany

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First Published: Mar 23, 2017 18:38 IST

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