The Positive Future of Travel: The Simple Fact That Humans Love Travelling
New Travel Experiences
It is fair to say that the travel industry feels a bit ragged right now. It’s on, and it’s off, it’s sort of back on, off again, and then on again. It can be hard to keep up with it all. The last two years have been stressful for businesses and travellers. But we all have to continue looking to the future. The past is the past, and there is no need to look back.
Humans are resilient creatures and love to travel.
The pandemic came from nowhere. Many travel companies were supposed to have contingency plans in place, but many did not. The good news is the travel industry is a resilient beast and will come back stronger. According to an article by McKinsey, a travel boom is looming. It might take time, but the travel industry is not going anywhere. It will look different and will be more exciting.
Why Travel Experiences Are The Future
When most of the world was in lockdown, our emotions came to the front of everything. We all invested more quality time with our families and loved ones. Some of us started baking for the first time, reading more, Zooming people we could not see in person. We appreciated our home time and enjoyed these new emotions. Travel experiences also open our feelings.
Now that the world opens up again, travel experiences are the future.
As humans, we enjoyed these new experiences in lockdown. But we all missed real interaction with other humans. When we started coming out of lockdown, meeting with people was a priority. We now want to try new experiences that we couldn’t do when we were sitting at home. It’s the little fear at the back of the mind that you could go into lockdown again.
Don’t Forget To Give People What They Want
Plus, it’s not the usual type of experience that people now crave. During the lockdown, people have had time to surf the net and learn about new places and things to do. Travel companies need to offer exciting experiences for people. The world has changed and so have humans. We want to relish our lives and enjoy every minute outside our homes after being inside for so long.
The move to creating the best travel experiences will be vital. It will help to attract business to your travel company.
This change is 100% real. Research and Markets have predicted that the Personalised Travel and Experiences Market will grow from $91.2 billion in 2020 to $447.3 billion by 2030. If you want your travel business to stay competitive, you need to move with the times. Old school travel programmes won’t work anymore. You need to remain relevant and match your travellers' changing habits.
Offline Experiences Are Always More Exciting Compared To Online Purchases
Still not convinced? Think about how people buy things now. You can put it into perspective by thinking about your purchases. You are more than likely buying more things online now. Sure, you venture out now and again and head to the shops. But there is one thing you can’t buy online, personal experiences. These experiences move people.
An experience makes people feel free and then can enjoy something that excites them.
It’s like getting dressed up for a party. That sense of freedom as they leave their home, step outside and look forward to something new. A travel experience is an ultimate journey. It allows travellers to partake in something immersive. Also, they can leave the area where they live. These types of travellers can have a satisfying experience and create beautiful memories.
What Travel Experiences Can Your Travel Company Offer?
When it comes to travel experiences, the list is endless. Do your research. It will save you time and money, as you can get it right the first time. You don’t want to offer “the usual” experiences. Give your customers new experiences. It can create positive hype around your company. When you manage it well, it can also help you build your niche further.
It’s the rejuvenating open-air spa in the pine forest or a nighttime trip. The personalised elements make it sparkle.
If you are already offering packages as a travel company. Now is the time to revisit them and see what else you can offer. You don’t have to stop what you are doing. You only need to refine it and lift it to new heights. It’s time to wow your potential customers. Here is a list of unusual travel experiences to give you some inspiration:
- Hang Out With Cool Emperor Penguins In Antarctica
It sounds pretty magical, and that’s because it is. Who doesn’t want to chill out with penguins? Gould Bay Camp, located on sea ice in the Weddell Sea, is the best place to watch these fascinating creatures.
- A Romantic Trip To The Taj Mahal At Night
We’ve all seen the cheesy photos of tourists positioned in front of the Taj Mahal. Your travellers could enjoy a new experience of the Taj Mahal. Arrange a nighttime trip to this beautiful location for a romantic adventure.
- Enjoy Super Surfing In Canada
Yep, you read it right. Who would have thought you could surf in Canada. It’s not all about bears, mountains, and rivers. A trip to Cox Bay in Tofino is ideal for all levels of surfers. Perfect for a completely new travel experience.
- Base Jump Off The Sky Tower
New Zealand is back open to travellers at last. The Sky Tower is iconic and the tallest artificial structure in Auckland. You can base jump 192 metres straight down—the ultimate adrenaline rush!
- Scream Your Head Off When You Go Shark Cage Diving
How about mixing diving and animals with a smidgeon of fear? If this sounds like fun, then Shark Cage diving is a must for you. The Western Cape in South Africa is a top location to witness Great White Sharks in your face.
- Chill Out And Do Nothing In The Maldives
Some travellers prefer to laze on a beach in paradise. The Maldives is one of the most beautiful places in the world. It has fantastic weather throughout the year, guaranteeing near perfect conditions for diving and snorkelling.
Give your customers what they want after they have stayed inside their homes for so long. Your business strategy should incorporate new travel experiences into the equation. Open up your travel packages to new experiences. Once your customers have had a taste, they will be back for more. Plus, they will share their positive travel experiences with their friends and family.