High-end hospitality network Virtuoso has uncovered where its affluent members plan to travel this winter and spring. Exotic destinations and escaping the winter blues continue to be drivers in affluent travel trends, but more so Virtuoso’s clients are yearning to explore far and wide. Virtuoso mined more than $35 billion in bookings data to compare which destinations have the most year-over-year appeal, insights that may help hospitality brands in the featured locales establish packages and on-site programming for guests. The mix of “fashionable places and more unusual choices” are becoming the norm among travelers. As for Mexico and Canada making the list, the close proximity to the United States is likely the cause. Besides Canada’s chilly winter climate, the UK was the only destination within the Northern Hemisphere. Get the full story at Luxury Daily