Europe ‘must-see’ for CanadiansCanadians set sights on travel to Europe.Spring 2010(CNW) From the rolling hills of Tuscany to the sun-kissed Mediterranean and the rugged cliffs of the United Kingdom, Canadians have overwhelmingly (44 percent) chosen Europe as top of their travel list of all the places in the world to visit, reveals a Harris Decima survey commissioned by The Travel Corporation.
The survey – conducted by Harris/Decima as part of its Televox National Telephone Omnibus May 27 to June 2, 2010 – asked Canadians about European travel and their ultimate vacation.
When it comes to European travel, Italy (24 percent) and France (23 percent) are the leading “must-see” destinations in Europe with almost half of Quebeckers choosing France as their top Euro hot spot.
When globetrotting, one in four Canadians choose seeing and experiencing as many cities and countries as possible as their ultimate vacation.
The love for Europe skews even higher among younger travellers, with whopping 70 percent of Canadian students saying Europe is their top vacation choice in the world.
The majority of Canadians seek a diverse and enriching holiday with 40 percent wanting to experience the unique cultures and history every day while traveling.