If the travel experts are correct, next year will see us hanging with locals, being served by robots and, more than likely, heading to Asia. This article, compiled by CNN Travel, forecasts what travel will look like in 2015, highlighting key trends and insights. Singapore, Thailand and Japan are among top destination picks for next year, while world-class sports events like the 2015 Rugby World Cup will see fans flocking to host nation England.
Key trends include:
- The growth of Asia as a travel region
- Technology as the strongest disruptive force in the travel industry
- The rise of do-it-yourself holidays and the sharing economy
- The increasing popularity of peer-to-peer travel, whereby travellers connect with locals in their destinations