One Dutch city in Airbnb’s 20 places to travel in 2020
One Dutch city has made it into Airbnb’s 20 places to travel in 2020 and it’s not Amsterdam! The 20 cities the company recommends you visit are based on internal Airbnb data for bookings made for 2020 as of September 2019 vs. bookings made for 2019 as of September 2018, henceforth referred to as year-over-year growth (YoY). Without further adieu, let’s find out which Dutch city made the list!
Airbnb recommends you visit this Dutch city
Drum roll please… the Dutch city making its way onto the list is Maastricht! Yes, that’s right, Maastricht, a city with a wealth of historic buildings and plenty of things to do. Next year, this city will even be hosting the Royals on King’s Day. Airbnb, in particular, mentions the fact that Maastricht will host one of the world’s largest art fairs in March 2020, The European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF). Maastricht is 20th on the Airbnb list, seeing a 55 percent YoY.
Top 20 places you should travel to in 2020
As for the rest of the ranking, Airbnb puts Milwaukee, Wisconsin at the top of the list with a YoY increase of 729 percent. The city will host the Democratic National Convention next year and has a great bar and restaurant scene.
Coming in second is Bilbao, Spain, with a YoY increase of 402 percent. Airbnb mentions that its transformation from a rustic belt city to a flourishing culture hub is truly remarkable. The other top five positions are held by Buriram, Thailand; Sunbury, Victoria, Australia and Romania.
The 20 places you should visit in 2020 according to Airbnb are as follows:
- Milwaukee, Wisconsin
- Bilbao, Spain
- Buriram, Thailand
- Sunbury, Victoria, Australia
- Xi’an, China
- Eugene, OR, US
- Guadalajara, Mexico
- Cali, Colombia
- Cape Canaveral, FL, US
- Aberdeen, Scotland
- Courtenay, BC, Canada
- Ubatuba, Brazil
- Les Contamines-Montjoie, France
- Tokyo, Japan
- Kerala, India
- Malindi, Kenya
- Maastricht, Netherlands
For more information, see the Airbnb report.