The year of 2020 has brought the most unexpected situation. The global pandemic due to the covid-19 has brought many changes in life. People are affected directly and indirectly from this pandemic. Travel industry is not an exception either. Many people who planned on a vacation must canceled due to the unfortunate situation all over the world. The pandemic is still going on and travel is still in limit. What to expect of travel industry after 2020 ends?
Travel behaviors after 2020
There has been a buzz about phenomena in travel called ‘revenge travel’. it is said to be a blast after 2020 ends. Many people who have suffered from travel restrictions are predicted to splurge their money and time planning trips to various places. They have been deprived of travel for almost the entire year of 2020. Hence, the years after are predicted to be very busy for travel industry.
Making up for lost holidays is an excuse that is predicted to be used by many people to travel a lot next year. It will happen right after the green light for travel is given. Even though the situation has brought much fears, many people are still keen to travel. Many of them still anticipate of the upcoming years to go for a well-deserved travel once the situation is deemed right to do so.
Favour in domestic travels
There are many experts also share their insight of travel after 2020. Many of them predict that travelers will be likely enjoying domestic travel instead of travelling abroad. The feeling of safe is still in the big spot for people to consider travel. Domestic trip can quench the thirst of deprived travelers while still providing a sense of security.
Outdoor travels/ nature trips would be in the rise
Many people are deprived of going outside and enjoying fresh air. Once the green light for travel is given, people will choose outdoor activities to make up for the loss during lockdown and social distancing periods. Nature trips are predicted to be on trend after 2020. camping, hiking, trekking, and visiting national parks are predicted to be a bliss.
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Shorter trips than it used to be
It is also predicted that after pandemic ends and travel green light is given, travelers will choose short trips usually last for one to 5 night stays. However, the survey also shows that some people are still keen on having such a long getaway that last seven night stays. One of the reasons is to make up for the lost holidays during lockdown.
Preference in flexible travel
Another prediction of travel behavior after 2020 is that travelers are going to be more commitment phobic. It means travelers are becoming more cautious in booking accommodations or transportation. Travelers in the future are predicted to preferred flexible booking terms due to their experience of dealing with cancellations during pandemic.
It is highly recommended to not go for a trip in a rush after the green light is given. It is important to read and monitor the situation until you can truly make sure that the travel you are going to do is safe for you and others.