Vlora, among the three cities in Europe that will be a trend in 2024’s research predicts Beppu in Japan is going to be the top trending destination for 2024. The city, located on the southern coast of Kyushu Island, is home to the most natural hot springs in Japan, making it a great spa getaway. The Hells of Beppu are some of the city’s most famous, but don't don a facemask and hop in – these are viewing only. 

Vlorë, a coastal city in Albania, is the second top trending destination according to It’s perched on a lesser-known stretch of the Adriatic, but offers travellers an ideal blend of beautiful beaches plus a vibrant and historic city. There’s also a glorious abundance of seafood cooked up with Italian flair. 

The Mexican city of Mérida is the third destination on’s list. Nestled at the heart of the Yucatan Peninsula, this city is steeped in Mayan heritage and many restaurants showcase traditional cooking methods and dishes. From here you can even take a day trip to the Chichén Itzá, one of the seven new wonders of the world. 

Here are the top trending destinations of 2024, according to

  1. Beppu, Japan
  2. Vlorë, Albania
  3. Mérida, Mexico 
  4. PortlandUS
  5. ValkenburgNetherlands 
  6. Buenos AiresArgentina
  7. ChemnitzGermany  
  8. RotoruaNew Zealand  
  9. PanglaoPhilippines  
  10. CairnsAustralia  

Where to travel in 2024

At Time Out, we’ve got our eye on all the best places to travel right now. Check out our recent ranking of the world’s coolest neighbourhoods, or head to our up-to-date travel guides page or Travel hub for some inspiration for 2024.