7 travel trends of 2020
New decade: more travel plans and interesting travel destinations in line with new research. Here is a list of the most popular tourist destinations for the 2020s, as well as the most important travel trends for this decade, according to research.
Although individual tourism has always been popular, nevertheless, every year this type of travel is becoming simpler and more accessible, thanks to numerous mobile applications and communities.
Politics has a big impact on tourist flows. One of the most striking examples is the prohibition of U.S. citizens on visits to Hong Kong during the protests that swept the country in 2019, when the number of tourists from the United States decreased by 39% compared to the previous year.
Fighting global climate change for millions of people, inspired by the actions of 17-years-old eco activist Greta Tunberg, has become one of the important factors in travel planning.
The largest share of CO2 emissions comes from aircraft, trains and cars.
And since the young generation is leading the struggle for the environment, their refusal to travel long distances will soon affect tourist flows.
Choose another city
Many cities suffer from an excessive flow of tourists, so they impose restrictions and taxes on visits. According to Booking.com, many travelers began to choose visits to less advertised, but no less interesting cities. For example, instead of Paris they visit Nantes, instead of Venice - Perugia.
More and more mobile applications, Internet access and personalization of data help experts to effectively manage tourist flows.
Combine work and leisure
The growing popularity of this trend is due to modern technology. The ability to conduct remote video and online chat conferences allows you to work anywhere in the world.
Shopping support with a stylist while traveling
Services of a stylist have recently become increasingly popular among travelers. Including such a service of a stylist as shopping support. Shopping with a stylist is the purchase of only the right things to create a harmonious wardrobe. Such fashionable therapy will significantly save your time, and this is so important for people who are on business trips.