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2. Active & Adventure Trips
For 2017, adventure activities such as safaris, hiking and cycling are expected to be the stand out choices.
3. Female Solo Travel
4. Food Tourism
5. Responsible Tourism
"2017 has been appointed The International Year of Sustainable Tourism by the UN “as a unique opportunity to advance the contribution of the tourism sector to the three pillars of sustainability – economic, social and environmental, while raising awareness of the true dimensions of a sector which is often undervalued”-UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai
6. Mobile Photography
Trends that drove the market in 2016
Naturally, this list wouldn't be complete without a small revisit to some of the emerging travel trends of 2016. As a tourism professional, you may have noticed how these trends have affected the industry. While some of the predictions have had more prevalence than others, these four have been instrumental in the success of many companies this year:
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Published by Sara Napier Burkhard
Sara is a writer from the American West Coast. In recent years, she's written for companies like Hipmunk, iTourMobile and Mylikes. She now resides in Zurich, Switzerland where she finds new adventures and attempts to speak German with minimal success.