Hotel booking sites report that searches for the FICTIONAL country of Wakanda from the Black Panther movie are up 620%
It seems that the Black Panther movie has done such a good job of immersing audiences in its world that many people think it's real.
Two hotel booking sites have revealed that site searches for the word 'Wakanda' – the name of the fictional African country the movie is set in – have risen dramatically.
Hotelscan.com reported that the number of people landing on the Wisconsin Wakanda Water Park page is up by 620 per cent and Hotels.com reported that searches for neighbouring Wakanda Park are up by 55 per cent year on year.
A spokesperson for hotelscan.com commented: 'The fact we've seen such... read more
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