All we knew for sure in 2016 was we wanted it to be over. Well, it’s 2017 now and it’s time to take a look at what the world of travel holds for us in this brand new year.
- A third of American adults are up for taking more time off in 2017, compared to last year. One of the trends you can expect is more “last-chance” trips to places that are on the brink thanks to climate change. Womp, womp.
- 2017 could be a year of changes when it comes to travel. Check out this article that lays out what you’ll see different in airplanes, airports, theme parks and hotels.
- Vogue says “transformational travel” will be the hot travel trend this year. They define it as, “travel motivated and defined by a shift in perspective, self-reflection and development, and a deeper communion with nature and culture.” Read more about this zen trend here.
- Other things you’ll see in 2017: lower airfares (but higher added on fees), continued growth of Airbnb type lodging, and bargains to Europe (so long as the euro continues its struggles).