A good trip can help you find your mind

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A good trip can help you find your mind

Travel trends: personal fulfillment is the new luxury

Richard Holmes

Why do you travel? Is it simply to “fly and flop” on a sun lounger and forget about your inbox? For many travellers, that’s no longer enough.

Are the joys of a cocktail by the beach enough to justify the cost – financial or ecological – of jetting across the globe? The smart money’s on “no”, as the travel industry realises that personal fulfilment has become the new luxury.

That’s the opinion of the Megatrends Defining Travel report by US publisher Skift, which confirms the rise of “experiential travel” – that craving for authentic, transformative experiences...

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