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2020 Travel trends forecast: The rising destinations and experience tours

 

2020 Travel trends forecast: The rising destinations and experience tours

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10:53 - 29.04.2020

The 4 latest travel trends in 2020 will help you stay updated on what is becoming popular both in Vietnam and around the world. They provide the perfect way to prepare for your next trip.

In the new decade, travel trends are more connected with nature and the environment. They focus on discovering new destinations as well as bringing unforgettable experiences for travellers.

2020 Travel trends: Green travel for a better environment

By the end of 2019, the ‘Say no to plastic waste movement has attracted the attention and action of many young people. Never before have so many young Vietnamese participated in collecting rubbish and refuse using plastic bags and disposable plastic products. This is now so popular it has become a phenomenon.

In 2020, it is predicted that the environmental protection movement will continue to spread widely and green tourism, as well as sustainable tourism, will get more attention. Many airlines and hotels are becoming more environmentally-friendly by stopping their use of disposable plastic toiletries.

Many airlines of Dubai plan to ban all single-use plastic products by the end of 2020.

High-end luxury tourism will also follow the green trend to protect the environment through minimising the waste and greenhouse gas emissions into the environment. It is predicted that in the year 2020, the tourism industry’s standard for high-end luxury travel includes limiting waste and carbon emissions.

 

Green travel is a travel trend in 2020. Image: Forbes

 


The year of 2020: Less flying, travellers looking for new ways of transport

Environmental activist Greta Thunberg is a major influencer of the world’s environmental movement in 2019. In August 2019, the 16-year-old girl refused to fly across the Atlantic to the United States to attend a UN conference. Instead, she travelled by a zero-emission yacht for 15 days.

In 2020, tourists who are interested in environmental protection will look for other ways of transport to travel, replacing air routes. According to Booking.com, over 50% of travellers using its services are willing to spend a little more time to travel to vacation destinations.

Tourists are increasingly concerned about how their travel will affect the environment. As a result, in 2020, environmentallyfriendly means of transport such as trains and boats will be used more for travelling.

It is forecasted that travellers will become more knowledgeable and more concerned about their impact on the environment and nature. Traditional forms of transportation and sustainable tourism promise to boom in 2020.


Means of traditional transport such as trains and boats will be used more in 2020. Image: Forbes

 

 

2020 Travel trends: Motion-based travel is rising

Tourists are becoming increasingly active and they don’t mind sweating and really enjoying the experiences during their vacations. According to Saddle Skeddadle, the UK’s leading cycling vacation specialist, the number of cycle trip bookings from North America increased by 140% between 2014 and 2018.

 

Motion-based travel is a new travel trend in 2020. Image: Forbes

Therefore, it can be predicted that motion-based travel will explode in 2020. There are many tour options for travellers around the world. Think about bike-to-boat vacations in Croatia, specially designed tours for people who love to swim in the Maldives paradise or cycle-based trips through beautiful sights in Ireland or Taiwan. Get ready to sweat in 2020, take the trip and don’t be afraid to try out some adventurous activities or thrilling games to make the most awesome vacations!

 

Source: The Forbes

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