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Updated January 1st, 2024 at 15:56 IST

Planning a trip? Here are a few travel trends to look forward in 2024

From a coolcation to astro tourism, here are a few travel trends for the upcoming year.

Planning a trip? Here are a few travel trends to look forward in 2024
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Travel can be very empowering. People these days lead a very busy life. With hectic work schedules and no work life balance, it is very important to take out some time for yourselves and do what you love. Slow it down and take it easy. Explore the unexplored, plan spontaneous trips, and go out for an unplanned getaway. If these things are on your checklist for 2024,look out for these travel trends for a better experience. 

Astro tourism 

Astro tourism, also called star bathing, is a trend which has recently come into being. This is the act of traveling with the aim of witnessing rare astronomical phenomena. Choose an offbeat place, avoid crowds and traffic, and go somewhere you can focus solely on the skies and spend hours gazing at the stars and planets.

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Solo travel 

Are you planning to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life and spend some time with yourself? Is it the time for some introspection for you? Then you are hopping onto the bandwagon of solo traveling. Traveling solo forces you into making your own decisions, and gives you time to introspect as to how you are feeling at a given moment. Meaning, this gives you a chance to discover yourself, learn more, and indulge into things which make you feel better. 

Coolcation 

The trend of coolcations came into being after extreme weather conditions were witnessed in different parts of the world. Now, summer vacations are no longer a ritual as heat waves take over most tourist spots. Instead, people prefer going to places with lower temperatures. These places are also less crowded.

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Gig tripping

According to reports, the destination concert business is up more than 50 per cent and it is led mostly by Taylor Swift. Music fans from across the globe are traveling to attend their favourite concerts. Tours from several performers, including Pearl Jam, U2, Doja Cat and Madonna have initiated many trip itineraries.

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Published January 1st, 2024 at 12:29 IST

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