New Dating Study Reveals the Sexiest Nationalities According to American Singles

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According to a poll recently conducted by, one in four American men prefer women who hail from Colombia. The destination dating website is releasing the results from its “Sexiest Nationality Study”, revealing the sexiest nationalities according to its American members.

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It’s like eating bread all your life, and then one day someone slips you a piece of cake, and then you discover a whole new world of baked goods that you didn’t even know existed.

The people have spoken: the women of Colombia are the sexiest women on Earth; at least according to American singles on 44,000 single American users were polled on the travel dating website which revealed that one in four American men prefer a Colombian woman while one in five American women favor a British man.

“Considering the “American” nationality didn’t top either list, one could to deduce that the melting pot doesn’t provide enough variety as we crave,” says Brandon Wade, Founder & CEO of the travel dating website. “It’s like eating bread all your life, and then one day someone slips you a piece of cake, and then you discover a whole new world of baked goods that you didn’t even know existed.”

Sexiest Nationalities for Women: (based on Dating preferences of 13,259 American Men)

1.    Colombian     3314
2.    Brazilian    2459
3.    American    2074
4.    Spanish    1240
5.    Russian    1010
6.    Dutch        985
7.    French        824
8.    Bulgarian    821
9.    Swedish    659
10.    Italian        562

Based on the results of the nationality poll, 36 percent of American men favor a Latina woman, while 29 percent prefer an Eastern European beauty. When asked to rank the qualities that contribute to attractiveness when travel dating, “accent” ranked the highest for women at 47 percent, while men ranked “body type” as the most common deciding factor at 34 percent. Other qualities used to measure attractiveness included "culture", "style", and "physical appearance". Both sexes rated "physical appearance "as the third most important quality to determine attractiveness.

“Women aren’t typically as superficial as men are,” explains Wade. “What attracts a woman to a foreign man is his a combination of his character and his other worldly culture. An accent can give a man an air of sophistication that women find endearing.“

Sexiest Nationalities for Men: (based on sample size of 30,741 American women)

1.    British     7841
2.    Irish        5296
3.    Brazilian    3787
4.    Swedish    2589
5.    American    2191
6.    Spanish    1406
7.    Scottish    1004
8.    French        523
9.    Greek        353
10.    Puerto Rican    322 is the only destination dating website where attractive members travel free, with many first dates often occurring in travel destinations foreign to both members. Last Summer, ABC 20/20 filmed a MissTravel trip in Mexico where two American singles from opposite coasts met and had their first date in Cabo San Lucas. The dating website creates opportunities for singles to travel and date abroad, while encouraging frequent fliers to seek a travel companion.

For more information about or this study, please contact Jennifer Gwynn at +1 702 241 0100 or at press(at)

ABOUT MISSTRAVEL.COM is the world’s first destination dating website. Launched in April 2012 as the only travel dating website where beautiful people can travel for free, courtesy of its generous members, has received media coverage worldwide. The website has been featured on CNN, Good Morning America, ABC 20/20, Inside Edition, etc. Since its launch, the website has amassed over 275,000 members worldwide, and growing. was founded by MIT alumnus and online dating expert, Brandon Wade, and joins an impressive brand family of successful niche dating websites, including - the world’s largest website for mutually beneficial relationships; - the world only online dating auction; and - the premier millionaire matchmaking website.

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