NT TRAVEL SCAPE
At NOSHtrekker we believe that there is an enormous opportunity to present travel experiences in a creative way and that understanding the global traveller is the first step to designing moments that matter. Our NT Travel Scape is where we’ll be sharing trends, ideas and concepts across disciplines that are relevant to our travel trade partners.
As libraries and bookstores become more hybrid spaces with exhibitions, events spaces and cafes incorporated into purpose and design, book lovers are giving rise to bibliotourism. (Source)
Gen Z & Corporate Travel
As Generation Y begins to enter the workforce, corporate travel will need to adapt to meet the requirements of this digitally native demographic; chatbots and mobile pay included. (Source)
Savvy, Sustainable & Single
Travel agents might want to pay attention to a new range of Chinese consumer profiles identified at Summer Davos. Say hello to “fashion city boy”, “vibrant seniors” and “singles.” (Source)
Benefits of Travel Tech
A survey revealed that self-service technologies provided by airlines are a hit with travellers and make them more satisfied. How might the rest of the travel industry capitalise on this growing norm? (Source)
Food Over Weather
A growing number of British travellers are choosing holiday destinations based on food rather than weather. More than half surveyed admit having travelled for food before. (Source)
Travel Cooking Experiences
Avanti’s research showed that cooking activities are more popular among baby boomers than any other age group. Millennials are a close second, and Gen-X also shows a growing amount of interest. (Source)
How do hotels get it wrong for business travellers?
“I think hotels could do a better job of anticipating the needs of frequent travellers and realising these needs change from one trip to another. Truly personalised service can make a huge difference to someone constantly on the road. Hotels also need to have more sociable and locally inspired public spaces. Today’s business travellers want to feel part of their destination.” – Michael Issenberg, CEO AccorHotels Asia Pacific (Source)
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