No matter where you’re from, if you go back far enough in history, nearly everyone was nomadic. There’s something profoundly human about the need to see new sights and explore the world. So, despite the continued uncertainties we face, it’s no surprise to see travel coming back and in a big way.
Peter Kern, CEO of Expedia Group predicts Summer of 2022 will be the busiest travel season – ever. February 2022, The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) updated its economic modeling with predictions that U.S. travel and tour- ism would exceed pre-pandemic levels by 6.2%, accounting for almost $2 trillion in U.S. gross domestic product. Rising costs in gasoline and continued pandemic regulations do not seem to be slowing this overall momentum down.
In the meantime, the status quo has been shaken up, and where there is change, there will always be innovation. There are many different threads weaving into the current landscape of hospitality trends, but sustainability, both in terms of our environment and our mental wellbeing, will be an overarching narrative.
ADC has teamed up with our friends at Durasein to investigate this narrative. We became fascinated with fve key hospitality themes. Keep reading to find out more!