Ireland Is The 6th 'Hottest' Summer Holiday Destination In The World

Any surprises in the top 10 list?

Ireland Tourist

Ireland is proving a hit with tourists of the world as we're ranked number six in summer holiday destinations.

In a study conducted by Virtuoso, the international luxury travel network analysed $35 billion of transactions to determine to most popular summer destinations at present.

Ireland managed to make number six on the list, with Dublin and Galway appearing to be travellers' preferred spots to visit. Ireland has also received the third largest percentage of growth in year-over-year bookings, with an increase of 58%.

Take a look at the top 10 summer holiday destinations below.

10. Israel


9. Greece


8. South Africa

South Africa

7. Germany


6. Ireland

Ireland Tourist

5. The Netherlands


4. Spain


3. France


2. United Kingdom


1. Italy


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