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  • What’s the perfect goth getaway?
  • What’s the perfect goth getaway?
    Bryan Ledgard, Creative Commons (2013) ©

How religious groups and goths go on holiday

Solo travel may be on the rise – 38% of Brits will holiday alone in 2015 – but there are signs of a counter-trend, led by social tribes who book trips based on company rather than destination. In the first of a two-part report, Canvas8 looks at those travelling for religious or musical reasons.

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Solo travel is on the rise, with 38% of Brits expected to fly alone in 2015. [1] Yet while the classic dream of finding an empty beach suggests that on holiday ‘alone is better’ and that strangers’ faces are not welcome, there are signs of a counter-trend as young adults venture on group holidays, but with a twist of segregation. Some social tribes prioritise who they’ll be sharing the beach, boat or bus with over the destination, and book accordingly.

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