DENVER (CBS4) — There is no such thing as a doubt that COVID-19 had a huge effect on journey thus far in 2020, and a brand new survey commissioned by Airbnb recognized three main developments anticipated to proceed in 2021. Driving to Breckenridge and renting a home with household or mates would mix most of them.
“In 2021, journey will proceed to be much less about tourism and extra about residing, working and connecting safely away from dwelling,” Airbnb officers mentioned.
The foremost developments embody:
- With extra folks working from dwelling and lots of college students nonetheless doing distant studying, persons are anticipated to do extra touring outdoors of conventional trip seasons;
- Considerations about security and cleanliness are driving a desire for personal houses over lodges;
- Worldwide journey is anticipated to be much less well-liked, with extra folks wanting to remain nearer to dwelling and use holidays to reconnect with family and friends.
In the case of home journey, 62% of the folks surveyed had been occupied with taking a trip inside driving distance of dwelling. Nationwide parks, winter ski cities and seaside cities have gotten the preferred locations.
A few of the prime spots embody:
- Breckenridge, Colorado
- Nice Smoky Mountains, Tennessee
- Davenport, Florida
- Palm Springs, California
Along with remaining nearer to dwelling in 2021, Airbnb reviews a shift to extra distant and socially-distanced rental choices. Renting a whole house is now the preferred kind of lodging, and cabins and cottages are additionally among the many prime 5.
Renting a whole house is a part of the development Airbnb calls “pod” journey.
“Whether or not it means touring to be near relations, or reuniting to quarantine with a gaggle of mates, ‘pod’ journey is right here to remain for many who need to safely be collectively whereas decreasing dangers related to socializing with others,” Airbnb officers said.
Researchers discovered greater than half of the journeys looked for subsequent yr embody three or extra folks, exhibiting how persons are touring collectively.
Vacationers are additionally in search of distinctive experiences, and trying to find areas recognized for utilizing much less vitality and producing much less waste, together with:
- Cycladic homes
“Although journey restrictions are nonetheless in place, US vacationers are nonetheless dreaming of their subsequent far off journey, as mirrored within the prime trending locations by seek for journeys in 2021.”
In style worldwide locations embody:
- Bogotá, Colombia
- Seoul, South Korea
- Hampton, London
- Maafushi, Maldives
- Salon-de-Provence, France
- La Misión, Mexico
- Ischia, Italy