European river cruises topped the list of international luxury travel destinations outside of North America, in Travel Leaders Group’s survey of top luxury travel trends for 2016.

Results of the annual survey were released this week and were based on responses from 964 of Travel Leaders Group’s luxury travel agent experts in a survey  conducted between Nov. 17 and Dec. 8, 2015.

European river cruises were cited as the top luxury travel destinations outside of North America, followed by Italy, Mediterranean cruises, Australia, England, France, Baltic cruises, Ireland, South Africa and Australian and New Zealand cruises.

Additionally, 50% of those surveyed said that luxury river cruise bookings were experiencing an increase in 2016 compared to 2015, and 38.6% said they were on par with 2015 bookings.
JDS Travel News JDS Viewpoints JDS Africa/MI