(CNN) – It looks like this summer will be an unforgettable travel season, especially after the Covid-stricken years of 2020 and 2021.
“Not only are we seeing an exponential rise in travel enthusiasm, we are also looking forward to exciting new summer experiences, events and offerings,” said Carol-Anne Hughes Wood, director of marketing for Embark Beyond, a New York-based luxury travel agency.
Great things are happening in New York, Disney World and the United Kingdom, where Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee is celebrated.
“The excitement this summer to get out of the house and experience the world, both near and far from home, certainly seems unprecedented,” she added.
Andrew Steinberg, a luxury travel agent associated with Ovation Travel Group, said booking summer trips is like “opening the floodgates. People have been trapped inside for a long time, they’ve been watching things on the Internet. “People want experiences to touch and feel real life again.”
Here are some of the many destinations around the world that could bring the joy of travel back this summer:
While it is winter in Down Under, in the northern part of Australia the weather is moderate enough for outdoor activities.
Singapore’s greenbelt overlooking Kent Ridge Park offers a natural retreat from the hustle and bustle.
The food and drink options are endless, from Singapore 2021’s 49 Michelin-starred restaurants to multiple shopping malls serving affordable local fare.
The beach resort of Eilat is a big attraction in Israel.
On holy ground…