Nearly three times as many plane tickets have been purchased in Hungary within the first five months of 2022 than in 2019, a trend which is expected to continue upwards, 24.hu reports. Here are the top destinations Hungarians are travelling to in 2022.
In a major bounce back from the hardships of the Covid period, Hungarians are now purchasing plane tickets to travel abroad in far greater quantities. The trend is expected to increase further, since the frequency of last-minute reservations has also increased.
Not just that, but international tourism into Hungary has also increased relative to 2019, with more than twice the number of plane ticket purchases. The main countries people are visiting from are the United Kingdom, Israel, and France, but South Korea, Portugal, and the United States can also be found on the top 20 list.
Based off reservations up until May 29, the top countries Hungarians are travelling to this summer are:
- The United Kingdom
- And France
And the top cities are:
- And Rome
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