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Google searches grow for St. Patrick's Day in Savannah

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By Leah Betancourt - email

More people than ever are going online to find information about St. Patrick's Day.

Searches for St. Patrick's Day in the U.S. are up by more than 70 percent, year over year, according to Google search data provided to WTOC. Worldwide searches for St. Patrick's Day have increased by 50 percent year over year.

Searches for "Savannah St. Patrick's Day" in the U.S. are up by nearly 40 percent, year over year.

Searches for information about St. Patrick's Day in Savannah are highest per capita in Georgia. That's followed by South Carolina, North Carolina, Florida, Virginia and New York.

Travel planning to Savannah is the biggest in March. Worldwide searches related to Savannah travel peak in March each year and peaks again in mid-summer of each year, Google search data show.

Searches related to Savannah travel are highest in the U.S. These searches are the second highest in Canada and third highest in the United Kingdom.

Searches for "Savannah Georgia hotels" have jumped by 50 percent in the past 30 days. Searches for "Savannah attractions" surged 80 percent since Jan. 1.

Some of the top searches related to St. Patrick's Day in Savannah:

  • Savannah St. Patrick's Day parade route
  • St. Patrick's Day river
  • Historic Savannah hotels
  • Savannah Historic District
  • Savannah Ga bed and breakfast

Source: Google Search Data

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