Travel predictions for 2018-- The experts at Booking.com, one of the leading travel companies has surveyed their clients and combined that information with customer insights from over 128 million guest reviews. With that research from 19,000 travelers across 26 countries around the world, they have put together what they believe are the biggest travel predictions for 2018. First on the list, is the fact that people are looking at new tech frontiers with 29% of travelers saying that they are comfortable letting a computer plan an upcoming trip based on data from their previous travel history and 50% don’t mind if they deal with a real person or computer, so long as any questions they have are answered. Second on their list is making dreams a reality, with 45% of travelers having a travel bucket list and the majority (82%) will aim to tick one or more destinations off their list in 2018. Third on the list, is taking a pop culture pilgrimage, with television shows, films, sport and social media in particular having an increasingly significant sway over booking decisions. With travelers turning to pop culture for their travel inspiration, 36% will look to screen locations from television, film or music videos for inspiration.
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