Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 -—the world’s leading hotel search engine—tracked their Web site’s booking statistics for the upcoming year to determine the Top 10 Most Popular Travel Destinations for 2010, based on leads from users in all countries worldwide. London and Paris top the list, followed by Dubai and New York City.

One of the most budget friendly cities, Bangkok, and one of the highest cost destinations, Dubai, are both within the top five destinations. General Manager Michael Doubinski comments, “This indicates travelers are making their travel choices based on the destination’s unique experience and not solely on overall cost.” Doubinski’s observation also correlates with New York City’s ranking as the number four destination, indicating that a high average room rate does not deter travelers from visiting this city, which is consistently ranked one of the most popular travel destinations worldwide.

While overall travel spending has recently rebounded as the worldwide economic conditions recover, travelers are still taking advantage of and seeking out competitive deals. According to a December 2009 Gallup Poll, 30 percent of Americans plan to spend less on hotels in 2010 than they did in 2009. Doubinski remarks, “The number of visitors to continues to increase exponentially, as travelers want the very best hotel deal available at both budget and luxury hotels around the globe.”

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Contact Profile is the world’s leading hotel search engine, with a database of more than 200,000 hotels from 195 countries. The site streamlines the largest amount of real-time international hotel deals into one simple and efficient format, aggregating prices from prominent online travel agents and hotel chains, including,,,, Hilton and Holiday Inn. More than 6.5 million monthly users compare multiple hotels simultaneously and then click directly to partner websites to make a reservation. With no mark-up fees or additional booking fees, offers travelers a completely free and invaluable tool for finding unbeatable hotel deals.
Vicki Byrne
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Most Popular Travel Destinations, London, Paris, New York, Dubai, Bangkok, Rome, Hong Kong, Barcelona, Sydney, Singapore



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