Global events and scientific development contribute to changing many concepts related to lifestyle in general, but environmental issues have contributed to reshaping the travel industry in 2024, by offering travelers different opportunities and technology-enhanced experiences.
Here are some recent travel trends:
Environmentally friendly tourism
The “Times Travel” website expects that “environmentally friendly tourism” will gain great attention in 2024 and become a basic principle for many travelers, who will pay additional attention to the importance of reducing their carbon footprint, supporting environmentally friendly accommodations, and engaging in responsible tourism.
According to the travel website, travelers will increasingly seek destinations that prioritize environmental preservation and ethical practices.
Increased remote work resorts
With many companies implementing a remote work system due to the spread of the “Covid-19” epidemic in 2020, the concept of “work stations” has gained great popularity, as travelers have begun to prefer places that provide an ideal combination of work, entertainment, and enjoyment.
Employees whose companies offer the option of working remotely tend to choose resorts overlooking beaches or mountainous areas, which meet the needs of tourism seekers while performing their work in a quiet environment.
Technological advances continue to revolutionize travel, with augmented reality and virtual reality being introduced to guided tours and museum visits. This technology provides interactive and immersive adventures.
Smart travel apps that provide personalized accommodations and real-time updates have become indispensable for today's tourists.
Mixing with local communities
Mixing with local communities and experiencing cultural immersion has been gaining momentum among tourists in recent years, as travelers move away from traditional, well-known tourist areas and instead choose off-the-beaten-path destinations where they can engage with local communities, engage in cultural exchange, and taste authentic food.
Take advantage of weekends
In 2024, short holidays are becoming increasingly popular, and travelers are adopting the idea of shorter regular trips, to explore destinations close to their places of residence, and make better use of their weekends.
This trend is in line with the desire for more enjoyable, accessible and manageable travel experiences.