Planning a vacation in 2020? Here Are 10 Cool Destinations

Palermo, Tel Aviv, Cape Town and Machu Picchu feature in the list.


A list of the top leisure destinations for the coming year has been compiled by Ovation Travel Group for Forbes based on parameters like sales and client aspirations.

1. Palermo/Sicily, Italy

Don’t miss: The eerie landscape of Mount Etna‚ Europe’s largest volcano and one of the most active volcanoes in the world (Image: Reuters)


2. Cape Town, South Africa

Don’t miss: A visit to Table Mountain, to catch a breathtaking view of the city, the Atlantic Ocean and south toward the Cape of Good Hope (Image: Reuters)

3. Porto/Douro Valley, Portugal

Don’t miss: Azulejos, hand-painted tile work which can be seen throughout the city (Image: Reuters)

4. Tel Aviv, Israel

Don’t miss: Walk along the beach promenade into Jaffa (Image: Reuters)

5. Tokyo, Japan

Don’t miss: Home to more Michelin stars than Paris, the city offers a food lover a pick from over 100,000 restaurants (Image: Reuters)

6. Kotor, Montenegro

Don’t miss: The pristine natural experience and the many churches and museums (Image: Reuters)

7. Machu Picchu/Cusco, Peru

Don’t miss: An early morning hike to get a picturesque view of the city of Cusco (Image: Reuters)

8. Melbourne, Australia

Don’t miss: For music lovers and young travellers, the city offers more live performances in a year than NYC. Beat that! (Image: Reuters)

9. Mendoza, Argentina

Don’t miss: Wine lovers can venture out to discover newer options, but also head to the Uco Valley (Image: Reuters)

10. Atacama Desert, Chile

Don’t miss: A trip to the Chaxa Lagoon and the Valley of the Moon at sunset (Image: Reuters)