Top Travel Trends 2013
Our experts reveal what the new year has in store for global, family and culinary travel.
Have you already started daydreaming about your travel plans for the new year? Before you make those final reservations, take a moment to review our insider travel trend forecasts for the months ahead.
We turned to industry experts and FourSeasonsMagazine.com contributors, and asked them to share their thoughts on what 2013 will bring. Whether it’s an exotic family vacation, a trip to a major sporting event or a quest for gourmet food, here’s a glimpse of what seasoned travellers are (and should be) paying attention to:
Global Travel Trends
Prolific travel writer and editor Joe Yogerst covers a variety of topics for Travel + Leisure, Condé Nast Traveler and more, so we asked him to share his musings on where in-the-know jet-setters will be headed in 2013. Topping his list is one specific region: Latin America. Panama, Peru, Chile, Argentina . . . according to Yogerst, these destinations are the places to be in 2013.
Family Travel Trends
Michelle Pentz Glave, editor of the Four Seasons blog Have Family Will Travel, knows a thing or two about packing up the kids and hitting the road. From taking “The Big Trip”—extended, far-flung excursions—to sharing adventures in real time through social media, she shares the latest and greatest in family travel.
Food and travel writer Andrew Collins is always searching for the finest and most interesting eats around. So what’s on the plate for 2013? According to Collins, ingredients such as Korea’s popular kimchi are making a big splash around the globe, as are single-item restaurants (whole establishments built around one type of food) and Peruvian cuisine. Consider our palates prepared! You’ll definitely want to tour the globe with fork in hand after reading his top picks.