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Something to savour: World’s Top 25 food destinations

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Something to savour: World’s Top 25 food destinations
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According to Booking.com, 75% of global travellers say they would likely travel somewhere renowned for its food and drink when choosing their next travel destination.

A Booking.com survey of global travellers has identified Hong Kong as the world’s top destination for culinary travel.

According to Booking.com, 75% of global travellers say they would likely travel somewhere renowned for its food and drink when choosing their next travel destination.

“Culinary travel is a trend on the rise. The joy of trying and eating delicious new dishes while travelling can make a trip to remember,” says the hotel booking website.

Among more than 118 million traveller reviews on Booking.com, food stands out as a clear passion for many, representing a central theme in countless reviews.

The data reveals Asian and South American flavours feature highly in the top 10 foodie favourite destinations

Hong Kong, with its dim sum, Sao Paulo with Brazilian barbeque and Tokyo, whose restaurants have accrued more Michelin stars than New York and Paris combined, top the list.

Top 25 cities globally endorsed for food by Booking.com travellers

1 Hong Kong, Hong Kong
2 Sao Paulo, Brazil
3 Tokyo, Japan
4 Athens, Greece
5 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
6 Melbourne, Australia
7 Bangkok, Thailand
8 Granada, Spain
9 Las Vegas, USA
10 Buenos Aires, Argentina
11 Singapore, Singapore
12 Warsaw, Poland
13 Porto, Portugal
14 Valencia, Spain
15 Florence, Italy
16 Milan, Italy
17 Sydney, Australia
18 Krakow, Poland
19 Istanbul, Turkey
20 Lisbon, Portugal
21 Munich, Germany
22 Copenhagen, Denmark
23 Seville, Spain
24 Brussels, Belgium
25 Rome, Italy

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