Key takeaways include: - This year’s hot spots: We’ve spoken about Iceland’s growth in popularity among travelers, and it shows no sign of slowing down. Reykjavik finds itself atop the fastest-rising searches from the first half of this year. Other emerging hot spots include Havana, Toronto, Mexico City, and Tokyo. - YouTube influences trip planning: Travelers aren’t just using YouTube for destination inspiration, they’re finding ‘travel hacks’ there too, including advice and tips for every stage of travel planning, booking, and trip preparation. - Desktop for booking, mobile for searching: For travel advertisers, mobile messaging is crucial during the dreaming phases of travel, to remain top of mind when users book. Most users then book via desktop, with Tuesday being the top day for bookings. Get the full story at Sojern and Think with Google