The 2019 Colors of Travel Study, created by Visit Carlsbad and the Pantone Color Institute, looks at trending colors in inspirational travel photos across social media. According to the study, this year’s trending travel colors are PANTONE 16-1522 Rose Dawn, PANTONE 15-4323 Ethereal Blue, PANTONE 19-4535 Ocean Depths and PANTONE 16-0948 Harvest Gold.
The study looked at 75 Instagram influencers with followings of 50,000 or greater, and those influencers’ photos with the most engagement. The images were analyzed to determine the colors they had most in common.
“Color has always been a part of why we travel. The desire to ‘see’ a new place is rooted in a mental image we’ve already conjured: we are drawn to land & cityscapes that look drastically different to our own. Instagram’s influence over people’s travel decisions is incredibly dominant,” said Grace Murray, vice president, Fohr, the quantitative influencer marketing platform. “Using a quantitative analysis approach, we discovered that the current trending, appealing, and engaging hues in inspiration travel photos are much more grounded, calming and muted compared to the vibrant hues from a similar study last year.”
Based on the study’s findings, Visit Carlsbad put together a selection of experiences for travelers that feature some of the most-liked and most inspiring hues. Colorful dining options are found at Jeune et Jolie, Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa, Park 101 and Cape Rey Carlsbad. Wellness experiences including multicolored ingredients are available at Cape Rey Carlsbad, The Spa at Omni La Costa and Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa.
Literature lovers have the chance to explore book settings across Asia with new itineraries available through Insight Guides. Where might your literary-inspired travels take you? Here are five designations Insight Guides recommends for literary inspiration in Asia.
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.
Regardless of the temperatures outside, a scarf can be the perfect travel companion if the wind picks up, the sun comes out and you need a shield, you need to cover your shoulders to enter a religious house, or you travel to or through a Muslim country and you need to cover up for modesty. But not all scarves are created equal. In fact, some scarves are created solely for traveling.
Oaxaca is, without a doubt, a city so impressive one must experience it firsthand to understand its splendor. It is an incomparable place that will leave you in awe of its cultural wealth, a place that invites you to experience the extraordinary. In this light, Posadas celebrates the opening of Grand Fiesta Americana Oaxaca, an irresistible option for enjoying this magnificent state in an exclusive and fascinating way.
When you are hiking, camping or traveling, bag space is a hot commodity. Making sure you bring all the necessities without making your bag too bulky or heavy to carry can be a challenge. Matador helps you solve this problem with its innovative products like the Mini Pocket Blanket.