Do you have a particular bucket-list trip you’ve been holding off on taking due to the general state of the world? Now might be the perfect time to start planning again. A new survey found about 30 percent of travelers, both in the United States and globally, are considering a bucket-list trip for 2022. The survey also found about one quarter of travelers are looking to travel to new places, and nearly half are considering destinations further away than they might have visited in recent years.
The survey also looked at increases in flight bookings in 2022 compared to 2019, and the survey noticed several destinations saw big jumps in interest. Bookings for flights to Qatar have increased by 522 percent, while bookings for flights to Anguilla have increased by 420 percent. Flights to Saint Barths saw an increase of 345 percent.
“As travel restrictions have eased and traveler confidence returned, we’ve witnessed a travel revival with pent-up demand turning into millions of travelers enjoying their much-longed-for trips again. Our latest traveler pulse research reveals a strong desire to make big bucket list trips a reality this year, and with destinations previously off-limits due to restrictions like New Zealand, Australia and Japan now firmly back on our bucket lists, we expect to see more travelers looking to go further,” said Naomi Hahnm, travel trends forecaster, Skyscanner.
Winter in Boston is a magical experience; from a stroll across the frosted Public Gardens to holiday shopping on Newbury Street, the festive season comes alive in Boston.
Filled with hidden treasures waiting to be discovered, Seoul invites travelers to unearth its many gems, and Seoul Tourism Organization is here to help travelers do just that. Through thoughtfully created initiatives like the Theme Tourism County Competition, Seoul Tourism Organization works closely with local districts to identify and showcase what makes each district unique and charming in all seasons.
A perfect New England holiday season awaits in Central Massachusetts. West of Boston, the state offers plenty of small-town holiday charm and events.
Spain’s capital brims with historical sites, tapas and neighborhoods to explore. Home to world-class art museums, breathtaking architecture and a spectacular dining scene, Madrid is a feast for all senses. If you only have two days to explore the city, don’t worry. We spoke with Four Seasons Hotel Madrid’s concierge team to give you the best insight for your short trip to Madrid.
The Saronic or Argo Saronic Islands of Greece call travelers to explore its seven small islands and islets brimming with history, natural sites and more. With most easily accessible by boat, the islands’ proximity to ports of Athens make the Saronic Islands an ideal destination for those preferring shorter boat rides. In fact, trips from Athens ports to the islands take only between 10 minutes and two hours, depending on the island you choose, making them perfect for day or weekend trips.
For travelers looking for a dessert escape this holiday season, Oasis at Death Valley awaits. Ancient waters bubble up from the ground to support an entire ecosystem at Oasis at Death Valley, a secluded resort tucked into the dramatic desert setting off Death Valley National Park.