2017 Predictions: The Next Big Travel Trends

Looking for some fresh new vacation ideas for 2017? Here, we share our predictions for next year’s hottest destinations, hotel amenities, itineraries, and much, much more.

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A new capital of Nordic cool will be crowned in Europe. Surfing gets replaced by an extreme sport gone mainstream. On-demand, in-room movies are traded for a very different way to zone out. An up-and-coming wine region takes off as a hub for culture and adventurous pursuits. Plus, it’s time to go beneath the surface of newly trendy destinations (Cuba, Georgia, Sri Lanka) and reimagine traditional travel experiences (African safari, European road cycling tour). Based on our crystal ball, there’s plenty to look forward to around the world in 2017.