More than 40% of the UK’s retail credit and debit card transactions are processed by Barclaycard every month, with the company able to use this data to analyse customer’s spending – and holiday – habits. It noted that this summer, more customers were favouring cities on the continent, including Paris, which ranked number three in the top 10 list, Dublin (number four), Rome (number five), Amsterdam (number six). Berlin (number eight) and Lisbon (number 10). New York also proved popular, ranking second in the top 10, up from three last year, while Dubai crept up to number seven - up from nine in the list last year. Get the full story at TTG Digital Read also "Travel trends keep Europe tour operators busy" at Travel Agent Central