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Hot Travel Trends For 2011

12/12/2011 13:10 | Updated 22 May 2015

So you already know the spring fashion must-buys, you're wearing the 2011 nail varnish du jour – but do you know the hottest destinations to visit in 2011? There are trends in travel as well as style, so we quizzed the experts on their top tips for places to visit.

And while the more adventurous will be pleased to discover that top trend predictors Euromonitor have picked out Iraq to have its own tourist revival in 2011, and South Africa as the future home of space tourism, you needn't even leave the UK to be right on trend.

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The Perfect 10: Hot Travel Trends for 2011

As the Middle East stays quiet, travellers are heading back to countries which were previous off-limits – first Lebanon, and now Syria is the hot tip for the area in 2011.

"This year we've seen a 66 rise in searches to Serbia for the winter season where the ski resort of Kopaonik offers good intermediate skiing for less than a third of the price of the French Alps."

The country is ideal if you're looking for a bargain break on the slopes. Maria Whiteman, CEO at directline-skiing.co.uk, says, "This region offers exceptional value versus the more popular resorts with seven nights half board accommodation starting from as little as £296."

The Perfect 10: Hot Travel Trends for 2011

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