What’s driving the boom in female solo travel?
19 Mar 2019
What’s driving the boom in female solo travel?

With a flourishing singles market and a raft of helpful booking and meet-up apps at their fingertips, women are ticking off their bucket lists without a travel buddy. No longer viewed as ‘brave’ for going it alone, women are embracing solo holidays and prompting a seismic shift in the industry.

Cathy Winston

Cathy Winston is editor of 101 Singles Holidays. An award-winning travel writer published extensively in national newspapers and travel magazines, she has visited over 60 countries, travelling solo to many of them.

Tasmin Waby

Tasmin Waby is a Lonely Planet destination editor for Australia and New Zealand and a solo travelling veteran, who travels with a well-thumbed guidebook and an open mind.

Stephanie Meyer-Scott

Stephanie Meyer-Scott is Head of Product Marketing and Communications at WeSwap, a travel currency provider which won Best Travel Money Provider in 2018.

Bernadette Fallon

Bernadette Fallon has been a journalist and editor for over 20 years and has worked for some of the most famous media brands in the world, including The Times and Good Housekeeping, as well as leading organisations such as Rolls-Royce and the Knowledge Transfer Network. She is the author of several travel and design books, published in the UK and internationally.