In a world still reeling from the pandemic, traveling this year should be holistic, meaningful and free from technological stress

Travel to recharge your batteries

Trends suggest that the focus on personal care will gain popularity this year. Thus, trips will be undertaken to improve mental and emotional well-being. This could be the result of almost two years spent indoors due to the pandemic while surrounded by many uncertainties. 2022 is all about recharging your body and relaxing your mind.

A unique journey

A unique journey

Whether it’s taking that coveted trip to your favorite island, hiking to Mount Everest Base Camp, or visiting relatives on another continent, people will be on these meaningful and most journeys. great in their life. Having realized the fragility of life, travelers are no longer willing to put things off until later.

Ecotourism

Ecotourism

Sustainable travel will continue to be a priority as travelers attempt to combine their environmental and social concerns with a passion for travel. People can opt for activities with local grassroots organizations, volunteer opportunities and prioritize community tourism.

Reconnection trip

Reconnection trip

After two years of sitting at home still struggling with new variants of the virus, people are accepting connection as a basic human need. So this year, through travel, they will probably strive to find this connection with others, Nature and themselves more ardently. Travelers will be intentional in their choices and will seek to reconnect with people and the planet when they travel again.

No stressful technical vacations

No stressful technical vacations

When the pandemic hit, companies allowed their employees to work from anywhere, resulting in workworks. People could work from anywhere in the country, thus combining work and leisure. But in 2022, people will want to travel for leisure purposes only and turn off all their tech devices. The holidays will be strictly without work.

Experts

Nivi Selvaraj

Nivi Selvaraj

We’ll see a lot of lesser-known places gain traction this year. This year we will see people who want to go to places that are a bit offbeat rather than tourist trails and that too without gadgets.

Bhumika Thakkar

Bhumika Thakkar

I think local / domestic travel will also be more of the focus in 2022, due to mutating viruses and new rules appearing every 1-2 months. For India, more of northern and northeastern India and places around India like Dubai, Maldives, and Sri Lanka would be the center of attention.

Shweta Rajpal

Shweta Rajpal

The only big travel trend in 2022 would be green destinations. People have been locked in their homes and cities for too long now due to fluctuating foreclosure scenarios. And long city breaks are a thing of the past! Everyone wants to have as much time in front of nature as possible.

Shivya Nath

Shivya Nath

I think a big trend in 2022 will be nature-oriented tourism, where people favor destinations that offer naturally socially distanced outdoor experiences. With this growing awareness, people are also likely to choose low-carbon transport, accommodation and activities – which are more environmentally friendly.

Searats – Rashmee & Anant

Searats – Rashmee & Anant

With new Covid mutations coming and increasing, we will see similar trends continue. Hostels offering extended stay options with high speed internet will become more popular. We will see an increase in weekend getaways like nature retreats and luxury resorts around major metropolitan cities. People will most likely choose road trips over other means of transportation to be safer.

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