We know where upscale American travelers are going this summer, and apparently they want pasta and wine. The top-booked destination is eternal favorite Italy, with European destinations dominating the list, as well as a couple of other international favorites – South Africa and close neighbor Canada.  Europe is particularly appealing this year, due to a relatively strong U.S. dollar against both the euro and British pound.

Munich, Germany
Munich, Germany.

Virtuoso mined its bookings data (totaling $39.7 billion in transactions) from U.S.-based travel agencies. This data reflects future bookings between Memorial Day and Labor Day in 2017.

1. Italy

2. United Kingdom

3. France

4. Spain

5. South Africa

6. Germany

7. Ireland

Ireland
Ashford Castle, Ireland.

8. Canada

9. Netherlands

10. Denmark

All photos by Annie Fitzsimmons.