Airbnb Names Hudson Valley One of 19 Global Destinations To Visit in 2019

Based on a combination of Airbnb search, booking and wish list growth data, the online marketplace for unique places to stay has forecast growing interest in more off-the-beaten-path regions, cities and towns to explore in 2019.

Ranging from a vehicle-free island off the coast of southeastern China’s Xiamen, to the home of the Walkway Over the Hudson in the Hudson Valley, Airbnb has found that most of our trending destinations are places where the increased “healthy,” more sustainable and authentic tourism will benefit residents and travelers alike, promoting emerging locales like Accra, Ghana; supporting environmental sustainability in places like Calabria, Italy; and offering the chance to help rebuild communities after natural disasters, starting with the top-trending destination on our list: Kaikoura, New Zealand.

To see Airbnb’s 19 trending destinations for 2019 along with a sampling of listings to stay in and Experiences to try, click here.