Hotels.com compiled data for their Hotels Price Index (HPI) on the 50 most popular international cities which Americans travel too. Records showed a marked increase in interest in Latin American destinations with the region having its highest ever half-yearly HPI of 130.
As compared to the first six months of 2013, Mexico City (#16), Cancun (#20), Panama City (#35) and Bogota (#38) ascended four spots on the Top 50 list. This is the first time since 2011 and 2012, that Punta Cana (#46) and Puerto Vallarta (#42) respectively have made the list. This year marks the debut of Lima (#44) on the list of 50 Most Popular International Cities for Americans.