As we head into the holidays, this week’s selection of articles are focused on Travel in 2020.
Top 100 City Destinations – Euromonitor has come with a detailed analysis of the Top City Destinations in 2019 based on International Arrivals. Asia dominates the list, largely due to the impact of outbound travelers from China. Indian cities, led by Delhi, have seen some of the highest growth rates in 2019. In fact, it is likely that in a few months time, Delhi will break into the Top 10 at Number 8. Mumbai is also likely to be in the Top 15. This is a stunning growth in just a few years time. I hope that these (and other Indian) cities are well placed in terms of infrastructure to handle this influx.
The Travel Trends to Know in 2020 – Conde Nast Traveller’s 15 Trends for 2020 covers a wide range of trends from Vegan Hotels to Spartan Holidays. I am not sure that all of these might see traction next year, but it is a good list of all the key topics that will influence the way we travel in 2020 and beyond.
Best in Travel 2020 – Ready to make your travel plans for the first year of the new decade? Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2020 might prove to be a great place to start. The Top 10 Countries list is especially fascinating as it throws up some small countries that might not feature of many people’s list.