2021 is a year full of hope and optimism as the travel industry bounces back, here are few trends that will redefine the future of travel in 2021 and beyond:
Digital Travel: To ensure health and safety, contactless technology will be adopted globally across various airports, hotels and other outlets.
Vaccination Systems:Countries will adopt a centralized system that validates if a traveler has been vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus.
Eco-Friendly travel: By being more responsible in the way they travel, travelers are adopting the eco-friendly travel trend. Travelers choose travel companies that have a positive impact on the environment and their local communities.
Minimalist travel: The one suitcase travel trend is being embraced by a lot of travellers. Travelers prefer to only pack what is required for a journey.
Loyalty rewards: In addition to excellent services and exceptional customer experience offered by travel companies, loyalty rewards would also be a key factor in retaining the loyalty and trust of customers.
Adventurous travel: This year, travelers will be more adventurous, people no longer take travel for granted with the global pandemic experience, they are able to venture out of their comfort zone to enjoy every moment to the fullest.
Private Island Vacation: IDuring the global pandemic, private island was considered to be one of the best voyages in 2020. During the lockdown, private island vacations saw a significant increase in demand. In 2021 and beyond, the trend is expected to continue.
Road and train travel: A lot of travelers switched to travel by roads and railways in 2020, the trend is likely to continue in 2021.
Family vacation time:With the unprecedented global pandemic, individuals tend to value relationships and family time. Families are striving to build life long memories, and travel is one of the best ways to create the most beautiful experiences of life.
Travel agencies and consultants: Travelers will demand more guidelines and assistance from travel agencies and travel consultants to curate better travel experience.