With a new year comes a refreshed outlook on what can be done to improve our lives, both at home and in the workplace. When it comes to our professional lives, we're always on the lookout for materials and resources that could make our lives even a tiny bit easier. Well, we've scoured the internet to find some of the latest and greatest resources you should know about as we take 2022 head on.
Each year, tourism forecasters compile expensive reports predicting what the future will bring, and every year I read hundreds of these predictions and talk with dozens of industry leaders.
Many of their speculated themes for the next few years are predictable: automation, artificial intelligence, climate crisis, virtual reality and augmented reality, China's rising power, cryptocurrencies, Zoom, remote work and people fighting for their rights. What do all of these mean for tourism?
The travel industry faces a different turbulence than we're used to, with change coming at us from every possible direction. We examined a few trends you can expect to rattle our cages in 2022.
According to Allianz Partners USA's Top 10 Holiday Destinations survey, holiday travel is poised to make a comeback in 2021 and will increase by 34% compared to 2020. The survey found that Americans are planning trips to New York City and Cancun, Mexico as their top domestic and international locations.
Even before the days of the pandemic, having an individualized and custom experience is a top priority of traveling groups. Among the factors that bring that level of experience to the forefront is the elimination of big crowds. The good news? Today, groups have more options than ever before in breaking away from the masses. Keep reading to learn some of the ways how.