Russia saw the most growth in searches since last year with 12.8 percent growth. Also, Britain saw 8.4 percent growth and China saw 3.3 percent growth, while the U.S. saw 5 percent growth. Markets such as Italy, Brazil and Japan saw a decline in luxury hotel brand searches from last year of 14.3 percent, 12.1 percent and 11.1 percent, respectively. Seventy-five percent of the luxury hotel brands studied originate in the U.S. and 85 percent of global luxury hotel searches are for brands in English-speaking countries. New York is the most-searched for luxury hotel destination. London, Dubai and Paris are also popular cities in luxury hotel searches. Get the full story at Luxury Daily Read also "Ritz-Carlton and Four Seasons world’s most searched-for luxury hotel brands" and "Luxury hotels: Luring the next generation"