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Crystal ball of tourism

How will the tourism sector develop in the next 10, 20 or 50 years?
What will motivate future consumers to become tourists and which destinations will become popular?
Who in the tourism sector is most likely to experience future success and who will look in vain for new tourists?

Ian Yeoman, a futurologist specializing in travel and tourism, offers a glimpse in the crystal ball of tourism in his report ‘Tomorrow’s Tourist – Scenarios & Trends’ (2008).
Based upon first hand cutting edge futures research the report:
– Forecasts for world tourism to 2030
– Suggests what the tourist will be doing on holiday in 2030
– Discusses alternative issues such as climate change, alternative tourism destinations and consumer trends
– Shows you how to apply the trends in your organisation

Ian Yeoman concludes that the following trends will have a major impact on future tourism:
– Globalisation and Competition
– Prosperity and affordability
– The Middle Class Squeeze
– Accessibility
– Events
– Cultural Capital
– Climate Change
– Age and Longevity
– Science and Discovery
– Anxiety about Health and Safety
– The Experience Economy
– Perceptions of Luxury

Read up quickly on the different Trends or learn more about the Content of the report.

This article is written by Majbritt Thomsen, administrator on ‘Views On Tourism’.

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