GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2023
Crticial Leasure Trends [Fresh Research]
Highlights: The Most Important Leasure Trends
- 1. Virtual and Augmented Reality
- 2. Solo Travel
- 3. Digital detox retreats
- 4. Wellness and Mindfulness
- 6. Culinary Tourism
- 7. Experience-driven tourism
- 8. Sports tourism
- 9. Luxury camping (“glamping”)
- 10. E-sports and gaming
- 11. Home-based leisure
- 12. Creative pursuits
- 13. Personal development
- 14. Volunteer vacations
- 15. Cultural tourism
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Leasure Trends: Our Guide
Staying current with the latest leisure trends is essential to truly tap into what consumers are seeking during their downtime. Our fresh research dives deep into the latest and emerging trends, uncovering what’s truly driving modern leisure activities. From virtual experiences to eco-conscious pastimes, we’re breaking down the Critical Leisure Trends you need to know.
Virtual And Augmented Reality
Tech advancements offer immersive virtual experiences for travel, gaming, art, and education.
Travelers are increasingly opting for independent vacations that cater to their unique needs and interests, rather than traveling in groups or relying on pre-packaged trips.
Digital Detox Retreats
As technology becomes more pervasive, people are seeking opportunities to disconnect from screens and reconnect with nature, often through retreats and specialized vacations.
Wellness And Mindfulness
Holistic wellness gains traction, addressing mental, emotional, and physical well-being through meditation, yoga, and retreats.
Eco-Tourism And Sustainable Travel
Awareness of environmental impact is driving more tourists to explore eco-friendly destinations and engage in sustainable travel practices.
Food-focused experiences, such as cooking classes, wine tasting, and culinary tours, are attracting food aficionados in search of authentic local flavors.
People are seeking unique, authentic experiences that tap into the culture, history, and character of a destination rather than simply sightseeing or lounging on a beach.
Athletic events and sports-related experiences, such as extreme sports, stadium tours, and sports camps, are gaining traction among travelers.
Luxury Camping (“Glamping”)
Upscale camping experiences that seamlessly blend comfort and convenience with outdoor adventure are becoming a popular option for discerning travelers.
E-Sports And Gaming
Competitive gaming, virtual reality arcades, and gaming festivals are an increasingly popular leisure activity for individuals of all ages.
Streaming, home automation, and smart tech reshape in-home leisure, offering personalized relaxation.
Craft-focused activities like pottery, painting, and cooking gain popularity for creative expression and skill development.
Growth-focused leisure activities like language courses, coaching, and communication workshops are on the rise for self-improvement and personal growth.
Charitable travel experiences, in which tourists volunteer their time and skills for a worthy cause, are a growing trend for those seeking to give back to local communities.
Travelers are increasingly interested in exploring art, history, and cultural heritage, attending festivals and events, and engaging with local customs and traditions.
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We have not conducted any studies ourselves. Our article provides a summary of all the statistics and studies available at the time of writing. We are solely presenting a summary, not expressing our own opinion. We have collected all statistics within our internal database. In some cases, we use Artificial Intelligence for formulating the statistics. The articles are updated regularly. See our Editorial Guidelines.