Category Archives: Travel & Tourism

All the lonely people (where do they all come from)




Here’s a killer statistic from the newspapers this morning. This year 1/3 of people living in the UK will holiday alone.






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Holiday Reading




  Why do we go on holiday? Logically holidays make no sense. Why leave the comfort, convenience, connectivity of home to travel hundreds, if not thousands, of miles to do what often amounts to very little? The answer is because … Continue reading






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Global Travel Trends




  Another day, another trends report and another info-graphic. Here’s a visualisation that references the WTM 2014 travel trends report. Worth a quick look alongside my own future of travel and holidays report. BTW, I noticed in the newspaper today … Continue reading






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Future of travel




Don’t think I ever published this!






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The Future of Holidays




If you’re lying on a beach, or around a pool, in the northern hemisphere, here’s some holiday reading – a report on the future of holidays and travel. Click on this link.






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Travel & Holiday Trends




Here’s a link to a soft copy of “Destinations 2030” – the travel trends report I spoke about a little while ago. Link here.






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Travel and Holiday Innovations




  10 holiday ideas for the future 1. Your mobile is your passport It’s also your boarding pass, immigration forms etc. 2. Suncream for oldies There is sun cream for all skin types, sun conditions and even babies. Why not … Continue reading






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Future of Travel (10)




Key Trends for the Future of Travel & Holidays 1. Mobile me In future everyone’s life will be carried in the palm of the hand. Access to information will define you and personal technology will be an ever-present companion – … Continue reading






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Future of Travel (9)




Travel Insurance It seems mundane and travel insurance only seems to be necessarily when something goes wrong, which is why many people prefer not to think about it. (Currently a quarter of Britons travel abroad knowingly or unknowingly without insurance). … Continue reading






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Future of Travel (8)




  Paying If anyone is still paying for any aspect of his or her summer holiday with a cheque in 2030 we’d be surprised. Paper forms of payment seem to be disappearing faster than the Maldives. A few die hard … Continue reading






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