According to travel experts at Insight Guides, DNA travel will be one of the big travel trends of 2020. DNA travel allows explorers to trace their ancestral roots by visiting countries and regions that reflect their individual heritage.
Insight Guides expects some of the top DNA travel destinations to include Ireland, Italy, Greece and the United Kingdom, with travelers hailing from the United States, Canada and Australia, where much of the population can be traced to other countries. Today, Insight Guides said, up to 10 percent of U.S. citizens consider themselves of Irish ancestry, with many of those individuals residing in New York, Boston, Chicago and San Francisco. The United States also experienced significant waves of Italian immigration in the first half of the 20th century. The United States is similarly home to the largest overseas Greek community in the world, with up to half a million Greeks settling in New York and Boston in the 1900s. Additionally, more than 10 percent of the U.S. population can trace its ancestry to the United Kingdom.
“There are many reasons to travel and retracing the footsteps of your ancestors is becoming a more popular reason. European migration changed the world and many people want to see where they came from. At Insight Guides we want to make sure every trip is as personal and meaningful as it can be, which is why we work with each traveller to create their perfect trip…” said Franziska Wirth, trips manager, Insight Guides.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.
Lovers of all things cartoon have the opportunity to stay in a hotel just as crazy about the drawn world as they are.
Second-city travel is one of the hottest trends of 2020. It involves avoiding the over-crowded, over-touristed cities that are historically top travel destinations and visiting nearby, lesser-known destinations instead. Travelers are learning that, while well-known destinations are popular for a reason, less-popular cities also have plenty to offer with fewer crowds and cheaper costs.
Bleisure — it’s a term we’re all familiar with these days. After all, millennials drive the rising trend, combining business and leisure trips regularly. Take a few days to decompress in a new destination after a hectic schedule of meetings and business.
Since the first Time Out Market opened in Lisbon in 2014, the concept has been a hit and the success spurred new editions to open in cities around the world. In 2019, Time Out Markets opened in Miami, New York, Boston, Montreal and Chicago, and this year, Dubai will be the next city graced with a massive food market.