The travel industry is moving more and more toward catering to the individual. This trend of personalizing experiences is prevalent through the myriad of tools available to us now via apps, websites and services. Any trip we take can be intricately planned to cater to our every whim and to introduce us to things we didn’t even know we liked. Starting in 2017, the news feeds were abuzz with travel trends and how the next best thing is personalization and unique travel experiences.
This is a natural progression from experiences like Airbnb and Atlas Obscura that try to get you to live like a local or experience places in smaller groups with a local set of experts. This is all to be applauded and embraced in many ways. There is one thing to think about, however, when it comes to good service, unique experiences and things catered to you and that is how your information is being used and shared.
According to one poll, millennials do not mind if their information is used if that information will improve their experiences. The Skift Tech Forum explored how businesses step up their ability to cater to your need for personalized experiences and it is important to understand how this is being done across markets. With all of this focus on personalization, the large majority of travelers claim companies fall short of their expectations. So expect to see more attempts to cater to these needs in 2019.
Of course, the best way to personalize anything is to know what you want and plan accordingly.
Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.
Ireland is a gorgeous country with friendly citizens and lots of areas to explore. Many travelers stick to Dublin, Cork or Belfast when they visit, but there are many cute and charming towns in between these major cities that should not be ignored. The best way to see all these places is to rent a car and do a road trip through Ireland. This is a great way to make travel memories that are memorable and off the beaten path. Ireland is a safe and easy country to navigate, so it’s a perfect trip for firs- time travelers as well as more experienced travelers.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.