TRAVEL, one of the most accomplished plans for all each year and one that makes the year better. Luckily the world is so diverse that it has for all tastes and personalities, but despite this every year there are very different trends in the way we travel. What does 2020 hold for us? Mainly, we expect a cheaper traveling, with plans for nearby destinations and increasingly concerned about sustainability as a demanding traveler. We’re going to explain everything about the 2020 traveler:
What will the 2020 traveler be like?
Technology, the increase of ecological and environmental responsibility, as well as the greater connection with people are the three factors that will mark the profile of this year’s traveler. A decade is coming in which the travel industry will be focused on offering increasingly personalized experiences and sensations, with the unique opportunity to discover the world in a more accessible and easy way for everyone.
- Increase of secondary destinations:
Thanks to social networks, we see destinations that until now were unthinkable for us, new and magical corners to seek calm. Therefore, the less known destinations will be one of the great trends to travel in 2020, in addition this type of tourism helps reduce the excess of tourism and protects the environment that already damages massive natural areas. It is already a reality, that 54% of global travelers seek to reduce excessive tourism.
- In search of the best cuisine:
This year we will move on the palate. We know that culinary preferences will be a compelling reason for travelers’ decision making. In addition, 71% of travelers worldwide feel the consumption of products originating in the area during the holidays is important. And if we excel at anything in Malaga, it’s a gastronomic culture unique throughout the world and that makes it different from the rest. In fact, gastronomic tourism is increasingly important in tourism in the capital of the Costa del Sol.
- Intergenerational vacations:
We may be facing the most curious trend of this 2020. We talk about grandparents travel that will go on vacation with their grandchildren without the generation in between. 72% of these older people recognize that it is because they need to feel young. More and more platforms offer active experiences for both generations, both for the elderly and the young.
- Pets also travel:
55% of people in the world who have pets consider them as important as their children, so they expect those destinations and accommodations that bet on customized services for pets. It will be decisive to know how to travel this 2020.
The 6 most requested destinations of 2020
- Tokyo Japan
The Country of the Rising Sun will be one of the main destinations to take a vacation and especially between July 24 and August 9 as the 2020 Olympic Games are held there. They’ll also be a new Yokohama Triennale exhibition, one of the most important exhibitions of contemporary art in the world.
- Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Named as the World Book Capital in 2020. This capital will be a tourist destination par excellence this 2020. Following this recognition granted by UNESCO, Malaysia throughout the year will host many renowned writers and celebrate multiple related activities.
- Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The most important city in the Arab Emirates will have the honor of hosting the Universal Exhibition that will receive millions of visitors from all over the world. It has been defined as the most important event ever held in the Arab world.
- St. Petersburg, Russia
The city that has both its Russian tradition and origins and European style, a mixture of the most peculiar. We also talk about the main tourist destination of Russia. This 2020 promises together with cities such as Rome or London hosting UEFA Euro 2020 football matches between the months of June and July.
- Baku, Azerbaijan
We could call it one of the most amazing cities in the world even for those who believe they have seen it all. It is known as the capital accessible to almost any budget. You will find entertainment all year round but as far as we know this 2020 will be a top destination because one of the most important music genre type events in the world is coming.
- Malaga, Spain
The 2020 Malaga will be the city for athletes from all over the world. The city takes the place of Budapest and will be the European Capital of Sport, a challenge for the city that will undoubtedly make tourism of a sports nature even more present in the city. Already in itself, the great sporting events such as the Half Marathon that will be held in March have a lot of foreign public that participates for the pleasure of running in a city with such a good climate.
Well, after all this, it’s time to start planning where to travel in 2020 according to the expected travel trends. Above all, it is what you want to do if you leave aside the responsibility of being a tourist who is careful with the destination you are visiting and is concerned about the impact your experience may leave. And you, what kind of trip do you have in mind for this next year?