Up-and-comers

What are tomorrow's hot destinations? The staff at Love Home Swap, a home-exchange website, crunched data from the World Travel and Tourism Council to come up with a list of 50 countries expected to emerge as popular vacation choices within the next decade. Safari spot Namibia is "widely regarded as one of the safest places in Africa," the report says. And Montenegro, where the tourism industry was ravaged by the Yugoslav wars, is attempting a comeback, thanks to government funding for infrastructure improvements. Here's the top 10 (you can find all 50, plus the background research, at www.lovehomeswap.com/blog/latest-news/50-holiday-hotspots-to-watch).

1. Namibia

2. Montenegro

3. Zambia

4. Angola

5. China

6. Gabon

7. Burma

8. Cambodia

9. Thailand

10. Cape Verde

-- Linda Zavoral, Staff