These are the 15 hottest destinations billionaires are traveling to in 2019
- The ultra-rich are investing more in travel as a way to show off their wealth, and that includes everything from sabbaticals to brief vacations.
- We teamed up with luxury travel agency Original Travel to find the hottest spots billionaires are heading to this year.
- A few classics like Great Britain made the list, but many billionaires are seeking adventure, from Rwanda to Bhutan.
Nowadays, the super-rich are taking months-long, multimillion-dollar trips to recharge or reconnect with family because they're often burnt out, Business Insider's Katie Warren previously reported. That can take shape in the form of extreme adventures, luxurious getaways, and educational excursions.But just where are these billionaires headed?
Business Insider teamed up with boutique luxury travel agency Original Travel, which plans trips for high-net-worth individuals, to find out the hottest spots the elite are spending their money on in 2019. They based this ranking on the number of bookings and performance; the latter was assessed by feedback, their expertise, and client inquiries.
Turns out, billionaires have a taste for adventure in 2019. While a few classics made the list, such as Britain and France, far-flung countries - from Rwanda to Myanmar - made an appearance on the list, too.
Keep reading to see where the rich are getting their passports stamped this year.