Budapest is one of the most beautiful cities in the world thanks to its perfect location on the two bends of the Danube, its rich history, the cultural programs it offers for everybody, and a great variety of cosy restaurants and bars. But even experts were surprised that, this fall, Budapest became the most popular travel destination preceding even London and Vienna.
According to blikk.hu, London has been on the top of favourite travel destination lists for years. However, this autumn and winter, Budapest preceded it, which the Hungarian tabloid regards a considerable success.
the Hungarian capital towers over its British and Austrian counterparts.
Based on the data, most people plan to come to Budapest from Russia and the United Kingdom. They spend here 1-3 days, mostly a long weekend.
Index.hu says that, among the most popular travel destinations, there is always London, Paris and Berlin in the top 3. Interestingly, currently, Paris is only eighth, while Berlin is only in the 11th position.
Kiwi.com measured booking data and published its results yesterday. According to their announcement, between 1 November 2021 and 28 February 2022, Budapest is to be the most popular travel destination. Currently, the top 10 list is the following:
And who will we meet while wandering on the streets of Budapest? The leaders will be probably the Russians, the British, Ukrainian and Israeli tourists. Furthermore, mass numbers of visitors are expected to come from Greece, Portugal, and Spain.
Those coming to Budapest will probably spend here a long weekend, and the majority will arrive on Fridays.
Meanwhile, 25 pc are one-week-long accommodations. 2/3rd of the visitors are below 40, while only 4 pc are above 60. 46pc will come alone, 40 pc will visit Budapest with their partners, while 14 pc will come with three or more friends.
Source: blikk.hu, index.hu