As COVID-19 restrictions ease, discerning jet-setters are looking for new ways to experience travel in a post-pandemic landscape. Plum Guide, a vacation rental platform that curates the highest quality holiday homes and short-term lets, focuses on delivering luxury to appeal to new travel mindsets.
How are brands rethinking travel experiences for 2022? Why are train journeys on the rise? What are local communities doing to combat over-tourism? In this part of the 2022 Expert Outlook, we speak to three experts about how people will choose to spend their leisure time post-pandemic.
Solo female travel is on the rise, but safety concerns are still at the forefront of many travellers’ minds. International invite-only platform GoLightly is offering a secure online network where women can rent homes from each other and build connections around the world.
As borders reopen, both tourists and intrepid travellers are making plans to globe-trot. But a study has forecast that if the aviation industry grows at its current rate, it will be responsible for nearly 0.1 degrees Celsius of global heating by 2050, presenting a dilemma for eco-minded travellers.
In the wake of lockdown restrictions and Britons’ inability to physically explore long-dreamed-about holiday destinations, what impact has virtual reality had on the tourism sector and how will it continue to feature in people’s holiday planning and future travel experiences?