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Greece is 7th most Googled Holiday Destination Around the World

Greece is among the 10 most searched-for countries for post-lockdown holidays worldwide, ranking seventh on the list compiled by, the mandatory travel authorization system for travelers visiting the United States.

ESTA analysed Google search volume data to reveal which countries internet users are searching for most when seeking for flights and holidays.

Greece ranks as the seventh most searched-for country for the next holidays with an average 1.47 million (1,468,440) annual global searches.

Italy comes out top as the world’s most Googled destination for post-lockdown holidays, with almost 1.94 million (1,939,440) annual global searches.


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Following in second is The Maldives, with an average 1.8m (1,798,680) global annual searches, with Mexico third with 1.7m (1,722,360) searches.

Thailand, Spain and Canada also rank among the top 10 most searched destinations.

Meanwhile, despite being the origin of the COVID-19 pandemic, China makes it into the top 15 countries in 11th place, with more than 1 million global average searches.

“With destinations around the world closing their borders, travel hasn’t been an option, but with these borders now re-opening, it’s great to see that even countries that were among the worst affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, including China and Italy, are being considered for holidays in the near future,” said Jayne Forrester, director of international development at

Following are the Top 10 most searched-for countries for post-lockdown travel.



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