As the tourism industry continues to evolve, new travel trends pop up as people explore the world, themselves, and their interests. The World Travel & Tourism Council believes that the number of international travelers will increase in the coming 12 years from 1.3 billion to 1.8 billion.
In this JWU blog, Johnson & Wales University professor and online instructor Bryan Lavin discusses the top six travel and tourism trends to look out for as 2019 unfolds. As an accomplished professor and an expert on sustainable tourism and millennial travelers, Lavin has noticed big changes in the industry throughout the years. “The travel industry saw tremendous growth in 2018 and shows no signs of slowing down for the coming year; however, the way people are traveling is changing every day.”
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