Who topped Lonely Planet’s ‘Best in Travel 2016’ list?
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Who topped Lonely Planet’s ‘Best in Travel 2016’ list?

TORONTO — Get ready for an inpouring of calls and customers – Lonely Planet has listed its Top 10 countries, cities and regions to visit in 2016. From North America to Europe to Asia and the South Pacific, these glorious destinations are exotic, beautiful and, yes, even a little surprising, with one or two that you wouldn’t have even thought of.

So who topped the list? None other than Botswana, which Lonely Planet describes as “democratic, progressive, enlightened and invigoratingly wild.” The country will be celebrating 50 years of independence next year after a long and arduous journey from poverty to economic stability. With a diverse offering of attractions like the Kalahari Desert and the lush animal habitat of the Okavango Delta, Botswana is a land of extremes, one that will leave your clients completely dazzled.

The complete list is as follows:

  1. Botswana
  2. Japan
  3. USA
  4. Palau
  5. Latvia
  6. Australia
  7. Poland
  8. Uruguay
  9. Greenland
  10. Fiji

To read the complete list, go to lonelyplanet.com/best-in-travel/countries/1.