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December 2019
Travel Trends in 2020: Hotspots List
Tech Takes the Lead on Shaping Travel
When Sports Games Trump Honeymoons
Tokyo Olympics and Japan's Odd Festivals
Orchid Shows are in Bloom Around World

2020 Travel Trends: World's Top Hotspots

Based on a robust analyses of US traveler data, 2020's travel  trends show a hunger for roads less traveled. 


Tech Takes the Lead on Shaping Travel

New studies show that VR and AR are the most-considered sources of travel inspiration for the future, outstripping other sources, such as recommendations from locals and word of mouth.


When Game Day Travel Wins Over All Else

A recent survey conducted across 29 global markets revealed that among US sports fanatics, nearly one in five  would happily cancel their honeymoon or risk their job to travel and see their team play live.


Tokyo Olympics Boosted by Quirky Festivals

Fifty-six years after the Tokyo Olympic Games of 1964, the Japanese capital will be hosting these world events for the second time, from July 24 to August 9, 2020. And while the games will be thrilling enough the Japanese matsuri, or festivals, offer travelers an opportunity to escape the crowds and experience Japan’s rich cultural heritage.


Orchid Fests in Bloom Around the Globe

Orchids are the perfect winter flower. Redolent of the tropics their colors, shapes and scents attract travelers. Botanical gardens tend to have the most extensive orchid shows. Here are a few to consider...

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