DENVER (CBS4) — There isn’t any doubt that COVID-19 had a huge effect on journey to date 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 associates would mix most of them.
“In 2021, journey will proceed to be much less about tourism and extra about dwelling, working and connecting safely away from house,” Airbnb officers stated.
The key developments embody:
- With extra individuals working from house and lots of college students nonetheless doing distant studying, persons are anticipated to do extra touring exterior of conventional trip seasons;
- Considerations about security and cleanliness are driving a choice for personal houses over motels;
- Worldwide journey is anticipated to be much less well-liked, with extra individuals wanting to remain nearer to house and use holidays to reconnect with family and friends.
In relation to home journey, 62% of the individuals surveyed had been considering taking a trip inside driving distance of house. Nationwide parks, winter ski cities and seaside cities have gotten the most well-liked locations.
A few of the high spots embody:
- Breckenridge, Colorado
- Nice Smoky Mountains, Tennessee
- Davenport, Florida
- Palm Springs, California
Along with remaining nearer to house in 2021, Airbnb studies a shift to extra distant and socially-distanced rental choices. Renting a complete house is now the most well-liked sort of lodging, and cabins and cottages are additionally among the many high 5.
Renting a complete house is a part of the pattern Airbnb calls “pod” journey.
“Whether or not it means touring to be near members of the family, or reuniting to quarantine with a gaggle of associates, ‘pod’ journey is right here to remain for individuals who wish 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 12 months embody three or extra individuals, displaying how persons are touring collectively.
Vacationers are additionally in search of distinctive experiences, and looking for areas identified 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 faraway journey, as mirrored within the high trending locations by seek for journeys in 2021.”
Well-liked worldwide locations embody:
- Bogotá, Colombia
- Seoul, South Korea
- Hampton, London
- Maafushi, Maldives
- Salon-de-Provence, France
- La Misión, Mexico
- Ischia, Italy