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Australia tops the list of Virtuoso’s Travel Dreams Survey again

NEW YORK — Virtuoso, the international network of luxury travel agencies, is releasing the results of its 2015 Travel Dreams Survey with Australia once again topping the list as the ultimate dream destination.

More than 5,800 travellers completed this year’s survey, weighing in on their Top 10 Travel Pursuits, Top 10 Dream Destinations and Top 10 Trips of a Lifetime. And travel they will: 59% will take 1-3 trips this year, 29% will take 4-6 trips and 12% will take 7 or more.

And they are looking for a variety of experiences: Cultural/Historical (42%), Cruising (40%), Adventure/Nature (37%), Beach (31%), Family (25%), Food & Wine (24%), River Cruising (22%), City Getaways (19%), Relaxation/Spa (16%) and Romantic (15%).

Perennial favourites reappeared as Dream Destinations, underscoring the enduring appeal of certain destinations. Australia (1) topped the list again this year followed by (2) Italy, (3) New Zealand, (4) France, (5) Greece, (6) Ireland, (7) the Caribbean, (8) Fiji, (9) England and (10) Antarctica.

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