NewsJune 1, 2020

Maldives – Top Searched Destination For U.S. Travelers

The most searched for destination in the US is Maldives, which received 18,100 searches during the stay-at-home order as a result of COVID-19. This was revealed by InsureMyTrip who reviewed data using Google search trends.

The Maldivian archipelago of over 1,000 islands is popular for its remoteness, tranquil beaches and luxury properties. The state with the highest contribution of searches for Maldives is California, followed by Georgia, New York and Pennsylvania. The destination is planning to reopen July 1.

The full list is as follows:

1. Maldives (18,100)
2. Greece (14,800)
3. Fiji (9,900)
4. Costa Rica (9,900)
5. Bahamas (8,100)
6. Mexico (6,600)
7. Jamaica (6,600)
8. Aruba (6,600)
9. Thailand (5,400)
10. Italy (4,400)

“Flights to Maldives” and “trips to Maldives” was also among the most Googled phrases during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In addition to this UK’s leading celebrity news site Hello Magazine revealed that Maldives is among the 8 travel destinations celebrities will likely to book post lockdown.