The 4 Biggest Travel Trends For 2019
Travel is no longer a luxurious experience left to only those who are wealthy. Everyone can travel and enjoy a relaxing time out with family, friends, or simply by themselves. Such getaways are highly beneficial to health, social relationships, and most areas of our everyday lives.
2018 was a great year for travelers and vacationers. It also saw the rise and fall of memorable travel trends. This year, tourism or travel will certainly carve new paths. To help you get ahead or prepared for these developments, here are the biggest travel trends all set for 2019.
- Short vacations
Long vacations are great but they take too much planning, cost, and can get tiring if you are not careful. One of the biggest travel and tourism trends gearing up for the year is short vacations. The shorter the better. Organize mini vacations and ensure you get the best out of it.
- Hands-free planning and technological advancement
Having someone or an innovative device do all the organizing for you can get you off to a great vacation. Starting with recommendations on where to go, to further details on accommodation, and so on, there are tools or services that can help you have a hands free planning for a luxurious vacation. The tourism industry is going to see travelers practice more hands-free planning and a developed preference for the use of virtual assistance, artificial intelligence and so on.
Travelers have also grown enthusiastic about being able to track their luggage, have apps for planning and booking, virtual travel agents, and translators.
Locations are being chosen for their social media worthiness. Tourists ask if travel destinations are ideal for snapshots, memorable videos, and much more. Travelers also use Instagram to learn all they can from peoples experience about a location and most times it influences their decision on where to have vacations. Instagram is certainly going to be inspiring most travel this year.
- Wellness tourism
Health is not a wrong reason to travel. Wellness tourism has already begun its popularity as people now find some comfort in traveling to improve health and wellness. Getaways to fitness resorts across the world or holistic spas are gaining more approval and participation from tourists and travelers. The aim is to come back rejuvenated, healthier than before, and ready to face the up and downs of work and a regular lifestyle.