Names affect travel plans in accordance with On The Go Tours

Does your first identify affect the place within the world your holidays will take you? That was the query one company requested because it crunched knowledge on greater than 100,000 individuals to see if the identify their mother and father gave them influenced their travel plans. And in seems that it actually does, with some names extra prone to enterprise farther from home than others.

Will your identify dictate the place you go? Image by Kathleen Finlay

On The Go Tours have even put collectively a software the place you may take a look at your identify and the place your more than likely travel vacation spot is. According to the info, individuals with the identify William went for Sri Lanka, India, and Peru whereas Sophias opted for Vietnam, Jordan, and Iceland. Even the spelling of a reputation appeared to be an element with Ann (with out an e) more than likely to decide on Peru, China, and Iceland whereas the common Anne went for Sri Lanka, India, or Turkey.

Bodrum, Turkey. Image by 500px

Damians most popular Jordan, Egypt and Peru whereas their close to namesake Damiens opted for journeys to Croatia, Russia, and Turkey. They even cross-referenced female and male names to see what match-ups have been most suitable by way of their travel plans … seems that Liams and Carlas are THE good travel mates.

The company checked out vacation spot selections for over 100,000 travellers from all throughout the English-speaking world – the UK, Australia, USA, Canada, South Africa, Ireland, and New Zealand. They have solely included the highest 400 names to strive and ensure pattern sizes have been moderately giant.

Lake Titicaca, Peru. Image by Getty Images

Philippa George of On The Go Tours advised Lonely Planet: “with so many destination influences bombarding us every day, from TV adverts to films and our friend’s and family’s social media pictures, it’s fascinating to consider our holiday choices could be predetermined thanks to our names. How adventurous we are and what we want to get out of a holiday, be it a foodie experience or cultural enlightenment, could already be decided for us from day one. It makes you think what else can be having an influence on our travel decisions.”

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