Kathie Lee & Hoda: Who Knew? Travel Trivia
With summer winding down, the ladies thought they would give you that little extra nudge to squeeze in a last minute vacation. They are testing our vacation knowledge with everything travel related in the Who Knew? weekly trivia game. Sarah Spagnolo, Travel + Leisure Magazine’s Digital Projects Editor, joined Hoda in the studio to help out.
Travel Trivia: Most Popular Vacation Destination
What city is the most popular vacation destination?
- London, England
- Paris, France
- New York, New York
- Maui, Hawaii
The correct answer is London, England. Sarah said all eyes have been on London for the Olympic Games and more than two million people traveled there for the London Olympics 2012. Everybody is excited to head to London now.
Travel Trivia: Beach Boys “Kokomo” Lyrics
Finish the lyrics to this famous summer Beach Boys song: “Aruba, Jamaica, Ooh I wanna take you to Bermuda, Bahama, come on pretty mama…”
The correct answer is “Key Largo, Montego, baby why don’t we go.” Sarah said that the music video for this song was filmed at the Grand Floridian Hotel in Florida in 1988.
Travel Trivia: Average Temps In Bahamas During Travel Season
The Bahamas is one of the most popular destinations for U.S. residents to visit in the Caribbean. What is the average temperature in the Bahamas during prime travel season?
- 60 degrees
- 70 degrees
- 80 degrees
- 90 degrees
The correct answer is 70 degrees. Sarah said the Bahamas is known for its trade winds. A great tip is to go during the off-season (June, July and August) and temperatures will be in the 90s and you will have the beaches all to yourself.
Travel Trivia: Most Visited Tourist Attraction In World
What is the most visited tourist attraction in the world?
- Times Square
- Disney World
- The Colosseum
- Eiffel Tower
The correct answer is Times Square. Sarah said they found that 39 million people travel through Times Square every year.
Travel Trivia: Champagne Shipped Around The World
Champagne is less than 100 miles away from Paris. Approximately, how many bottles of champagne are shipped around the world from there each year?
- 1.5 million bottles
- 322 million bottles
- 525 million bottles
- 1 billion bottles
The correct answer is 322 million bottles. Sarah said that Champagne is a great detour when traveling to Paris and is only an hour away and can drink some champagne.