Luxury travel agency First in Service Travel (F1S) has released its annual list of hot destinations for this year. They are:
Slovenia: The birthplace of our new First Lady, F1S picks this European country for its beautiful landscape, affordable prices and food and wine.
Seoul, Korea: With the Winter Olympics, kimchi and K-beauty making headlines, F1S recommends visiting the capital of Korea now before the crowds hit.
Canadian Rockies: With Canada celebrating its 150th anniversary, all Canadian national parks will be free this year, F1S said.
Guatemala: In Central America, F1S points to the ancient ruins, colonial towns and new eco-friendly boutique hotels like La Lancha in this country.
Sado Island, Japan: Three and a half hours from Tokyo by train and hydrofoil, F1S is spotlighting this destination for its traditional family inns and untouched charm.
Cook Islands: This South Pacific archipelago is still under the radar, according to F1S, but it has the scenery to rival Fiji and French Polynesia. Additionally, Air New Zealand just launched 777 nonstop service from Los Angeles.
Oman: New luxury hotel openings, including from Anantara and Kempinski, put this destination on the map, according to F1S.
Patagonia, Chile: LATAM Airlines has launched flights into Puerto Natales, making this remote destination much more accessible, F1S said.
Tanzania: The new Highlands Camp from Asilia and other new luxury camps have prompted F1S to recommend this fabled safari destination.
Sri Lanka: From whale watching to exploring ancient ruins to relaxing at resorts, F1S recommends checking out all this country has to offer this year.
F1S is a branch of Tzell Travel Group and a member of Virtuoso.