Tourism trends for 2019

In this article, we want to show you the main trends that are modeling the travel industry for this 2019. For this, we have analyzed the forecasts of tourism and media giants such as, Expedia, CondeNast Traveler, ABTA, Lonely Planet, Virtuoso, Washington Post, Amadeus, Eye for Travel or Thomas Cook.

Travel as a source of learning
Many tourists look for trips that give them added value in their personal development. They value travel as a source of valuable life teachings and that is why it increases in demand for trips that include educational components, volunteer activities or trips to improve job skills.

In search of unexplored territories - While waiting for space travel to be confirmed as the next frontier of tourism, the most adventurous travelers seek vital experiences in remote and little-known places.
Experiences recommended by experts - The focus on experiences during the trip will continue to be a trend in 2019. What is done at the destination is as important as the destination you are traveling to.

Maximizing the small - Short trips to nearby destinations are multiplied (city breaks). Tourists seek a more intimate trip and do unusual things in destinations that they may have visited in the past.

More exciting couple trips - Many couples look for more daring vacations that inspire them and generate adrenaline and lasting memories (strengthening their ties as a couple).

Lonely travelers - More and more tourists are traveling alone. And for their profile, they look for accommodation options that allow them to meet local people. Co-living is a choice of accommodation for people living alone. They are apartment buildings with common areas of cool design, entertainment services, green areas and program activities such as yoga, concerts, and cultural events.

Traveling families - Some families seek long-term vacations, touring various parts of the world. They are called "Nomadic Sabbaticals".
Changes in the structure of the labor market that affect tourism - In 2020, between 40% and 50% of the workforce in the United States and the United Kingdom will be freelance workers. This new way of working makes it easy to combine work with travel.

Dark Tourism - Dark Tourism - Certain tourists are attracted to places where tragic events have occurred, such as the Chernobyl nuclear plant.

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Many couples look for more daring vacations that inspire them and generate adrenaline and lasting memories.