These destinations are starting the new year off by positioning themselves in the limelight as the ultimate escapes filled with special experiences of all kinds.

Belize Tourism Board

Belize has game, and it doesn’t hold back in its most recent TV ad. Showcasing the plentiful options that can be found in this small country, Belize invites visitors to learn “how to be.”

Visit Melbourne

Melbourne is thought of as Australia’s European capital, known for its small laneways and laid-back culture. Beyond that, though, visitors can experience Melbourne “far and wide” from getting lost in its forests to embarking on the road trip of a lifetime along the Great Ocean Road.

Visit Mobile


A wonderful music scene, surprising beaches, tasty restaurants, trendy bars and tremendous history — who would have thought Mobile is a town that packs a punch? This travel ad really delivers putting this city in people’s minds for 2016.

The Hawaiian Islands

It’s hot on the radar this travel season, and for good reason. Hawaii is a playground for kids and adults alike.

Visit Mexico

It is a popular destination for American travelers, and this ad is making Mexico all the more enticing not just by highlighting the array of activities but also by luring in travelers with the chance to win a free trip.

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Photo Credit: Wave off those winter blues in Maui. The Hawaiian Islands