LOOK: Manila is 9th Among Top Global Travel Destinations, According to Agoda

International travel is slowly becoming the norm again.
by | July 15, 2022

Digital travel platform Agoda recently revealed the top trending destinations now that international travel is slowly becoming the norm again. Travelers are dusting off their suitcases and ready to embrace a trip somewhere different than the past two years.


Where do Pinoys want to travel?

Philippine travelers are keen to explore a plethora of cultures, as their top 5 global destinations include Singapore, Thailand, the United States, Malaysia, and France.

In terms of domestic travel, top destinations range from metros such as Manila and Cebu to the magnificent beaches abundant in Boracay, to the road trip-friendly Baguio and Bohol.


Top global destinations in 2022

Globally, Bangkok takes the number one spot in 2022. With travel rules almost entirely relaxed, the bustling city has embraced travelers offering nightlife, beaches, temples, culture, and cuisine. Other Asian gems that take the top 5 spots accordingly are Jeju Island, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo, and Seoul.

Agoda data shows that Manila lands on the 9th spot among top global destinations thanks to an influx of tourists as well as global Pinoys returning home for vacation. See where the rest of the world wants to explore right now:

  1. Bangkok
  2. Jeju Island
  3. Kuala Lumpur
  4. Tokyo
  5. Seoul
  6. Singapore
  7. Bali
  8. Pattaya
  9. Manila
  10. Penang
  11. Hong Kong
  12. Busan
  13. Osaka
  14. Johor Bahru
  15. Taichung

“Worldwide, we are seeing international travel coming back this year as travel restrictions have eased, proving people have been looking forward to traveling internationally again for the past two years. Travelers are making the most of it and are keen to visit both domestic and international destinations in Asia,” said Omri Morgenshtern, CEO, Agoda.

“Reliving memories as well as going back to places travelers once enjoyed seems to be the theme at this time. At Agoda, we strive to enable even more people on the website and app, with great deals on accommodation, and flights along with great things to do as travel continue to get back to normal.”

As international travel picks up, travelers can get the best travel deals on www.agoda.com to find out the latest border or quarantine restrictions.


Note: This is a press release. Edits have been made by the WindowSeat.ph editorial staff.


When she’s not writing, Ina’s busy curating playlists that will save her when words don’t work, reading, annoying her cat, or thinking of her next meal.

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