What’s Your Destination in 2009?

What’s on your travel itinerary in 2009? Where do you want to go this year? From Laos to Lisbon or from India to Cape Town, the travel choices for the discerning travelers have never been more varied. However, certain factors must be taken into account while choosing the destination.

Thanks to the economic slowdown world wide, long haul travel does not seem to an attractive proposition these days. So it is advisable to take a trip to the tropical island nations of the South Pacific. Each tropical island is fiercely individualistic and is know for its specific attractions. These tropical islands also serve as the preferred destinations for the adventure tourism.

Notwithstanding the global meltdown, Papua New Guinea is all set to experience an economic growth of 6-7%, which is truly commendable given the economic scenario in the world. Solomon Islands registered a growth of over 10% in 2007. The trend will continue to be so in 2009. Tourism industry is booming in the archipelago of Vanuatu, once known as the New Hebrides. Vanuatu, untouched by the hostile conditions prevailing in the neighboring countries, is a string of more than 80 islands in the South Pacific. Chiefly, majority of the islands [http://www.goodplace2travel.com] are inhabited and are covered by tropical rainforests. The South Pacific nation of Samoa has seen stability under the current political dispensation.

Beside the slowdown has given us a new chance to explore new destination which were forbidden due to our budget. So you have several exotic, stunning and very individual travel destinations around the world. 2009 could prove to be a year of exploring the magic of the South Pacific.