close
Advertisement
Shop Now
Magazine

Travel Trends Worth Trying

Something Different

Travel Trends Worth Trying

RIDE A BIKE Cycling-based tour operators are reporting a 25-30% increase in demand, thanks to travellers’ desires to stay active and eco-friendly on their getaways.

TAKE ALL THE GENERATIONS ALONG Cruise lines specialise in multi-generational travel. Climb aboard and watch a poolside movie on a 28m2 screen while the kids practise downward-dog in a youth-focused yoga programme.

STEP INSIDE YOUR FAVOURITE STORY Now you can follow in the footsteps of your favourite onscreen characters. Several Downton Abbey (Highclere Castle in Berkshire, UK, is pictured above) and Game of Thrones packages were launched in 2013, while searches for hotels in Las Vegas rose by 159% following the release of The Hangover Part III, according to hotels.com.

TRACK YOUR GENEALOGY Relax and find your roots with genealogy tourism: a trip with a twist of uncovering your past. Each year, thousands of people in search of ancestral adventure plan trips to Europe, and beyond.

Sources: BBC Travel, pitchengine.com, Travel Market Report, Bicycling, Travel and Leisure, Travel Channel, MSN Travel.


More in Activities

Food for the Soul

The French city of Lyon has long embraced the simple pleasures of traditional cuisine.
10 Fascinating Wedding Traditions from Around the World

10 Fascinating Wedding Traditions from Around the World

Thinking about getting hitched, tying the knot or jumping the broom? Wedding rituals around the world are as varied as ways to say “I do”.
Swimming With Whale Sharks

Swimming With Whale Sharks

The largest fish in the sea are actually gentle giants.
Run Away on a Runcation

Run Away on a Runcation

While most people take a holiday to relax, runcations are for the exact opposite.

Bikes

5 Bike-Friendly Cities

Get ready to cycle your heart out at these local and overseas destinations perfect for pedalling.
Advertisement