Toronto ranks as one of the must-see travel destinations for 2019

Oct 9 2018, 6:48 pm

Now that fall is underway and the inevitable cold is on its way, there’s no better time to start planning a trip for the new year.

But with so many incredible cities to choose from, deciding on a final destination can quickly become a challenge in itself.

Thankfully, British Airways has revealed its annual travel predictions for the year ahead selecting the top 19 must-see travel destinations for 2019.

The list includes something for everyone, with destinations ranging from tropical, urban gem Durban to the popular party hotspot of Las Vegas, to the budding land of Osaka and the romantic retreat of the Seychelles.

But more importantly, our fine city of Toronto was the only Canadian destination to land on the list thanks to its metropolis of art, culture, restaurants and nightlife, making it a top destination for tourists.

Treat yourself with a trip to Toronto, the biggest city in Canada and a metropolis with fantastic art, culture, sightseeing, restaurants and nightlife,” reads the list.

“Time your visit during the star-studded Toronto Film Festival, which draws global crowds and is one of the largest publicly attended film festivals in the world attracting over 480,000 people annually.”TorontoShutterstock

“Our shortlist plays a part in the detailed planning for our new routes in the year again as we sift through scores of destinations around the world to find out where are our customers are planning to go, and which up-and-coming cities to add to our worldwide network,” said Claire Bentley, managing director of British Airways Holidays.

“Our travel experts review each and every destination to determine where the next breakout place to visit, and we have a brilliant mix of new and everyday popular destinations that we believe will be big for 2019.”

If you’ve got the travel bug and you’re not sure where to head to in the upcoming year, here’s British Airways top 19 travel destinations for 2019:

  • Durban
  • Pittsburgh
  • Osaka
  • Marrakesh
  • Seychelles
  • Barbados
  • Toronto
  • Edinburgh
  • Sofia
  • Salzburg
  • Malta
  • Cologne
  • Sydney
  • Croatia
  • Kos
  • Cancun
  • Las Vegas
  • Dubai
  • Tokyo
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