Greece achieved the most mentions on Instagram at the start of the summer, securing more than 1.4 million hashtags in the three months to July.

Croatia closely followed with over 759,000 Instagram mentions and a substantial 270% increase over the first quarter of the year, according to new social media research by Tui.

The island of Hvar off the coast of the eastern Mediterranean country featured in last night’s new series of Made in Chelsea and the island of Vis was the location for new film Mamma Mia 2.

Cyprus scored third place with more than 249,000 mentions on Instagram, up 77% on the first three months of 2018.