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Popular destinations in the USA and Australia

In our statistics in Travelpayouts, we see the recovery of domestic travel in the US and Australia. Together with our advertisers, we’ve prepared statistics about destinations that are popular in the US and Australia at this time. Use these statistics to build an effective marketing strategy!

Domestic travel recovery in the USA

International consulting company Oliver Wyman published a new report on 5 April that predicts US domestic air travel will normalize by 2022. International and business travel to return to pre-Covid levels one year later. As Tom Stalnaker, Oliver Wyman’s global aviation practice leader, says: “A year ago, we would have thought that a full domestic recovery in this timeframe for the US was almost impossible, but the combination of pent-up demand, economic stimulus, and access to vaccines is making a difference. We are still far from a full recovery for the overall industry, but we expect some airlines to start turning cash-flow positive in a matter of months, particularly in the US.

Domestic travel recovery in Australia

Qantas Airways, Australia’s national airline, sees signs of a sustained recovery in air travel due to a rise in domestic travel activity and a travel bubble with New Zealand. The airline expects to reach 90% of its pre-Covid-19 domestic capacity by the end of June 2021.

The Australian government unveiled a $928 million tourism support package aimed at boosting local travel. The Prime Minister said the package’s mix of half-price airline tickets, cheap loans for businesses, and direct support to keep planes in the air and airline workers in their jobs would be a bridge to a more normal way of life for Australians.

Popular activities from Viator

Viator is an online booking platform for incredible experiences around the world. It has access to the world’s largest selection of high-quality tours and activities from must-do moments to who-knew discoveries. In addition, Viator also offers tickets and passes to popular landmarks as well as travel and transportation services, such as bus tours, day trips, and more.

Viator highly values the time of their clients, so the team ruthlessly focuses on quality and offers story-worthy experiences that won’t leave anyone feeling indifferent. Read more about Viator in our article.

Popular activities in the US

Popular activities from Tiqets

Compared to the pre-covid period, Tiqets sees an increase in demand for outdoor activities and attractions: archeological parks, theme parks, Zoos, gardens, to name a few. and increase in demand for attractions and activities that target local, domestic tourism. To be successful in the travel industry in 2021 it is compelling to be relevant for domestic travelers. 

Tiqets has implemented interesting offers around bundling tickets for different attractions, offering a discount to the users. These are called “Tiqets Exclusive Deals” and can be found on the website. See here an example The Florida Aquarium + ZooTampa or Gatorland Orlando + Kennedy Space Center

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Popular activities from GetYourGuide

GetYourGuide is a platform used for booking tours, excursions, and other travel activities around the world. The service has been operating since 2009 and offers all types of entertainment: from museums and theaters to gastronomic tours and safaris. Learn more about GYG in our article.

Top-25 activities in the US

  1. Maui: Myths of Maui Luau with All-Inclusive Buffet
  2. Maui: 5-Hour Snorkel with optional SNUBA in Molokini Crater
  3. Maui: 5-Hour Snorkel with optional SNUBA in Molokini Crater
  4. Maui: 5-Hour Snorkel with optional SNUBA in Molokini Crater
  5. Maui: 5-Hour Snorkel with optional SNUBA in Molokini Crater
  6. Grand Teton and Yellowstone 4 Day 3 Night Wildlife Tour
  7. Jackson: Yellowstone Old Faithful, Lower Loop & Wildlife
  8. Yellowstone National Park: 2-Day Guided Tour with Lunches
  9. Grand Teton National Park: 4-Hour Wildlife Safari Adventure
  10. Jackson Hole Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Flight
  11. Las Vegas Strip: The High Roller at The LINQ Ticket
  12. Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Bus Tour with Optional Skywalk
  13. Las Vegas: Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam & Route 66 Tour
  14. Antelope & Grand Canyon, Zion, Bryce & Monument Valley
  15. Las Vegas to Bryce and Zion National Park Tour with Lunch
  16. Napa Valley Hot Air Balloon Adventure
  17. San Francisco: Waterfront Guided Tour and Alcatraz Ticket
  18. San Francisco Zoo Admission Ticket
  19. San Francisco: Golden Gate Bay Cruise
  20. San Francisco Hop-On Hop-Off: Classic, Premium or Deluxe
  21. Kennedy Space Center: Admission Skip the Ticket Line
  22. Orlando: Wild Florida Everglades Airboat & Wildlife Park
  23. SeaWorld Orlando: Park Admission Ticket
  24. Orlando: Kennedy Space Center Visit with Options
  25. Kennedy Space Center Tour and Dine with an Astronaut

You can find more popular activities in the USA from GYG in this spreadsheet.

Top-25 activities in Australia

  1. Kangaroo Island: All Terrain Quad Adventure
  2. Lake Mountain Snow Tour
  3. From Cairns: AJ Hackett Giant Jungle Swing Experience
  4. Cairns: Rainforest Bungee Jump and Giant Swing
  5. Cairns ZOOM & Wildlife Dome (Entry+ ZOOM activities)
  6. Hunter Valley and Lake Macquarie Helicopter Flight
  7. Uluru & Kata Tjuta 25-Minute Helicopter Experience
  8. Ayers Rock Scenic Helicopter Flight to Uluru and Kata Tjuta
  9. Whitsunday Helicopter Tour: Flight + Whitehaven Landing
  10. Barron Gorge: Half-Day Barron River White-Water Rafting
  11. Mclaren Vale Hills Vines and Wines Bike Tour from Adelaide
  12. Mount Lofty Downhill Bike Tour & Cleland Wildlife Park Visit
  13. From Melbourne: Lake Mountain Snow Experience
  14. Tasman Peninsula Full-Day Sea Kayak Excursion
  15. Hobart’s Cliffs, Caves and Beaches: 7-Hour Kayak Tour
  16. Whitsundays: Great Barrier Reef & Islands Helicopter Flight
  17. Broome: Horizontal Falls Half-Day Seaplane & Boat Tour
  18. King’s Canyon 15-minute Scenic Helicopter Tour
  19. Kuranda: 1-Hour Rainforest ATV Tour
  20. Eyre Peninsula and Flinders Ranges: 6-Day Adventure Tour
  21. Esperance: 6-Day Adventure Tour From Perth
  22. Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area: Day Tour
  23. Phillip Island: 16-Minute Beach & Wildlife Helicopter Flight
  24. Whitsunday Islands High-Speed Cruise and Scenic Plane Flight
  25. Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise Including Scenic Heli Flight

You can find more popular activities in Australia from GYG in this spreadsheet.

Popular tours from WeGoTrip

WeGoTrip provides self-guided audio tours all over the world. Travelers using the WeGoTrip app take a self-guided tour without the author’s involvement. Affiliates of WeGoTrip affiliate program can earn 20% commission from each sold tour with ticket and 30% commission from each sold tour without ticket.

Popular tours in the US

Best-performing destinations from QEEQ

QEEQ provides travelers around the world with access to a wide selection of rental cars and RVs from both household providers and small specialists. The company offers a best price guarantee and regularly creates special promotions and deals for their customers. Read more about QEEQ in our article.

Top five best-performing destinations

United StatesAustraliaNew Zealand
OrlandoMelbourneQueenstown
Los AngelesBrisbaneAuckland
DenverCairnsChristchurch
New YorkSydneyWellington 
Las VegasHobartDunedin

Top markets from RVshare

RVshare is the world’s first and biggest peer-to-peer RV online rental platform, offering the largest selection of RV rentals across all 50 states in the US. Today, the company accounts for over 100,000 vehicles available, ranging from affordable trailers to luxury motorhomes that can accommodate any adventure. The average cost per night is $150. Read more about RVshare in our article.

Top-10 markets

  1. Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
  2. Zion National Park, UT 
  3. Big Bend National Park, TX 
  4. Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort, FL 
  5. Moab, UT 
  6. Seabring, FL
  7. Yellowstone National Park, WY
  8. Bristol, TN
  9. Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
  10. Arches National Park, UT

Popular stays from Hostelworld

Hostelworld is the number one online booking platform focused on hostels. Launched in 1999, Hostelworld is now present in 179 countries around the world, comprising over 16,500 hostels. Read more about Hostelworld in our article.

Hostelworld sees the increasing trend of digital nomad stays and prepared the lists of stays that offer co-working spaces.

Popular stays with co-working spaces in the USA

CitiesStays
Los AngelesPodShare Arts District
Los AngelesPodShare Venice Beach
San DiegoPodShare San Diego
DenverHostel Fish
Los AngelesPodShare Arts District
Los AngelesPodShare Venice Beach
DenverEmber Hostel
San DiegoPodShare San Diego
GreenvilleModal
DenverEmber Hostel
GreenvilleModal
San DiegoInternational Travelers House Downtown Hostel
San DiegoITH Hostels CoLive Balboa Park
Big Bear LakeITH Big Bear Retreat Center & Hostel
MiamiSelina Miami River
Big Bear LakeITH Big Bear Retreat Center & Hostel
MiamiSelina Miami River
Los AngelesPodShare Arts District
Los AngelesPodShare Los Feliz
Los AngelesPodShare Venice Beach
Los AngelesArtist Housing
San DiegoPodShare San Diego
MiamiCasa Rosa
Los AngelesPodShare Arts District
Los AngelesPodShare Los Feliz
Los AngelesPodShare Venice Beach
Los AngelesDormShare
San DiegoPodShare San Diego
Los AngelesArtist Housing
ChicagoFound Chicago River North
Colorado SpringsColoRADo Adventure Hostel

Popular stays with co-working spaces in Australia

AustraliaMelbourneThe Mansion Melbourne
AustraliaByron BayArts Factory Lodge

Top destinations from OYO Hotels

OYO Hotels is the fastest growing accommodation network. It is the world’s second-largest accommodation network and accounts for more than 44,000 hotels with over 1.2 million rooms in over 80 countries.

OYO’s main market and launching platform is the USA, where OYO has more than 300 real estate units. OYO Hotels are present in 107 cities throughout 15 different states. Read more about OYO Hotels in our article.

Top-8 destinations in the US

  1. Houston
  2. San Antonio
  3. Dallas
  4. Oklahoma City
  5. Baton Rouge
  6. Jackson
  7. Tulsa
  8. Atlanta 

Top culinary events from Eatwith

Eatwith is an online platform offering the world’s largest selection of culinary experiences and connecting foodies and travelers with local hosts from over 130 countries. Guests can attend all kinds of cooking classes and workshops from the comfort of their homes and invite friends to reconnect. Read more about Eatwith in our article.

Top culinary events in the USA

CitiesEvents
ChicagoMexican Mole Workshop & Dinner
ChicagoSpanish tapas and live Flamenco in the Chicago West Side
ChicagoPaella and Fideua cooking class and dinner
HoustonDowntown Houston Food Tour
New OrleansNOLA Garden District
New OrleansEat like a Local
New YorkBalkan Feast in NYC
New York7 Course Caribbean Fusion Brunch in a Modern Culinary Studio
New YorkChinatown Food Tour with a Chef
New YorkAmerican Steakhouse Cooking Class in The Village
New YorkRooftop Italian Dining in the heart of East Village
New YorkSeasonal Seafood Tasting Menu in Brooklyn
BostonDumpling cooking class and tasting in Boston
BostonVegan Dumpling cooking class and tasting in Boston
Las VegasLas Vegas Strip Food Tour
MiamiMiami-style Lobster and Clambake Supper Club in South Beach
Los AngelesAfrican Vegan in Playa Del Rey
Los AngelesAl Fresco Italian Dinner with Wine Pairing in Sherman Oaks
San FranciscoTropical Dinner in Alamo Sq.
San FranciscoSpanish Paella cooking class and dinner in Haight Ashbury
MalibuMalibu beach house wine tasting dinner