If 2022 was the year of the changed traveler, 2023 is the year of the evolved traveler. This week Hilton released its 2023 trends report, The 2023 Traveler: Emerging Trends that are Innovating the Travel Experience, A Report from Hilton, which reveals the latest consumer expectations following a year when travelers showed up in record numbers.
A report from the Ha Noi Department of Tourism shows the number of visitor arrivals in July 2022 to have steadily increased compared to the same period last year. The total number of visitors was estimated at 1.8 million domestic visitor arrivals and 141,000 international visitor arrivals.
The number of tourist arrivals in the province of Aurora reached over 650,000 in the first half of this year.
Research by GlobalData has revealed that international travel to South America plummeted from 35 million visitors in 2019 to a mere 3.3 million in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic - meaning that the region missed out on around $49.2 billion in tourism spend over the two years.
The UK’s favourite holiday destinations have changed a lot since 2019, the last time most of us flew off on holiday. Two years of travel restrictions, lockdowns, and traffic-light lists have seen people change the holiday habits of a lifetime.
The number of Russian tourists visiting Thailand is projected to significantly jump from 10,000 visits in 2021 to 435,000 in 2022, according to GlobalData. The leading data and analytics company notes that tourism ministers in Thailand must now ensure they can capitalise on this demand by increasing direct flights from Russia and ensuring aspects such as card payments can be accommodated across tourist hotspots.
Global tourism continues to recover at a strong pace, according to UNWTO’s latest World Tourism Barometer. Destinations welcomed almost three times as many international arrivals in the first quarter of 2022 as in the same period of 2021, with Europe leading the rebound.
If you love traveling the world, there are endless potential destinations. Unless you travel throughout the year, you’re not going to run out of places. This may be important for people who are particularly worried about crime. Crime rates differ throughout the world, and as a tourist you are particularly vulnerable.