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Top 40 Travel Trends in February

From Dog Vacation-Planning Apps to Vacation-Inspired VR Events

— February 28, 2016 — World
The top February 2016 travel trends speak to products, services and tools that are presently shaping the consumer experience.

A recent Lion Sands Game Reserve x Virgin Holidays' Dream Bigger event in London saw the construction of an over-the-top replica of the treehouse accommodations offered at the resort.

Meanwhile, the Hilton hotel chain has announced the launched of a mid-scale hotel brand that will offer budget accommodations to travelers. Related to the emergence of hybrid hostel-hotels, the cost-conscious Tru brand is sure to be a hit with millennials disinterested in splurging on accommodations, but would rather invest in experiences and excursions.

The top February 2016 travel trends point to an interest in shared experiences and meeting new people.
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Activity
Freshness
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Cloud-Touching Walkways
Cloud-Touching Walkways
The Dolni Morava Skywalk is Both Educational and Entertaining
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38
Boldness-Favoring Travel Ads
Boldness-Favoring Travel Ads
This Thomas Cook Ad Will Resonate with Busy Young Parents
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37
Purifying Plane Air Devices
Purifying Plane Air Devices
This Miniature Fan Can Help Improve Airflow on Airplanes to Stop Germs
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36
Illustrative Endangered Traditions
Illustrative Endangered Traditions
This Drawings Bring Awareness to Fading Cultural Customs
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35
Seat-Swapping Travel Apps
Seat-Swapping Travel Apps
The 'Seateroo' App Helps Air Travelers Buy Better Seats
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34
Dog Vacation-Planning Apps
Dog Vacation-Planning Apps
DogVacay is a Platform for Canine Owners to Find Pet-Sitters
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33
Seat Swapping Apps
Seat Swapping Apps
This Travel App Facilitates Seat Exchanges Between Airplane Passengers
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32
Chat-Based Travel Apps
Chat-Based Travel Apps
The New Hyper Travel Agency Gives Trip Booking a More Personal Touch
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31
Multi-Sensory Concept Aircrafts
Multi-Sensory Concept Aircrafts
This Futuristic Aircraft Promotes Connected Human Experiences
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30
Eco-Friendly Adventurer Ships
Eco-Friendly Adventurer Ships
The Scenic Eclipse Ocean Cruiser Design Promises Only the Best
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29
Familial Adventure Travel Agencies
Familial Adventure Travel Agencies
Green Frog Adventures is Perfect Planning for Active Families
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28
Solo Female Travel Communities
Solo Female Travel Communities
'Women on the Road' Serves as a Resource for Women Traveling Alone
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27
Budget-Specific Travel Apps
Budget-Specific Travel Apps
This App Helps Users Find Travel Destinations Based on Their Budget
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26
Family-Driven Travel Ads
Family-Driven Travel Ads
This Expedia Ad Targets Busy Parents and Their Travel Points
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25
Educational Family Vacations
Educational Family Vacations
The Hyatt Regency Tamaya Helps to Share Native American Traditions
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24
Conceptual Global Subway Systems
Conceptual Global Subway Systems
The World Metro Map Shows a Visionary Worldwide Subway Service
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23
Cost-Effective Airlines
Cost-Effective Airlines
Iceland's WOW air Offers Cheaper Flights from the U.S. to Europe
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22
Conservation-Encouraging Hotel Meters
Conservation-Encouraging Hotel Meters
The 'Save3' Key Card System Tracks Water and Energy Usage
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21
Literary Travel Games
Literary Travel Games
Travelzoo's Map Challenges Bookworms to Win a Literary-Themed Holiday
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20
Personalized Stitched Maps
Personalized Stitched Maps
The Cross Stitch World Map Lets Consumers Visually Document Travels
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19
Panoramic Cambodian Museums
Panoramic Cambodian Museums
The Angkor Panorama Museum Celebrates the History of Angkor Wat
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18
Visual Travel Discovery Platforms
Visual Travel Discovery Platforms
This Travel Discovery App Helps Users Plan Their Next Trip
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17
Aircraft-Queuing Algorithms
Aircraft-Queuing Algorithms
MIT's Airport Runway System Saves Time and Fuel
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16
Luxury Hotel Grafitti Tours
Luxury Hotel Grafitti Tours
The Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon Offers Local Street Art Tours
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15
Manicure Hotel Suites
Manicure Hotel Suites
The Four Seasons Hotel Beijing Has Launched a In-Hotel Nail Salon
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14
Global Subway Maps
Global Subway Maps
The World Metro Map Combines 214 Subway Maps Across Five Continents
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13
Collapsible Smart Suitcases
Collapsible Smart Suitcases
'Néit' Hard Luggage is the World's First Collapsible Hardshell Bag
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12
Luxe Pre-Made Airline Meals
Luxe Pre-Made Airline Meals
These Kits Called Hamperlings are Designed for Mid-Air Caviar Cravings
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11
Bare-Bones Hotel Brands
Bare-Bones Hotel Brands
This Midscale Hotel Chain is Designed for Budget Travelers
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10
Photography-Deterring Visitor Centers
Photography-Deterring Visitor Centers
This Tourist Attraction Forces Visitors to Focus on Nature
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9
Floating Wedding Pavilions
Floating Wedding Pavilions
The Four Seasons Maldives Offers an Exotic Overwater Marriage Chapel
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8
Anti-Theft Travel Bags
Anti-Theft Travel Bags
The 'SecureTrek' Travel Bags are Set to Debut at CES 2016
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7
Mobile Tourism Truck Pop-Ups
Mobile Tourism Truck Pop-Ups
Visit Florida and Hertz Teamed Up for an Event in London
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6
Remote Wilderness Retreats
Remote Wilderness Retreats
These Private Log Cabins are Designed for Grizzly Bear Viewing
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5
Functional Backpacker Luggage
Functional Backpacker Luggage
The 'ProGo' Carry-On Backpack Provides Exceptional Functionality
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4
Breathtaking Travel Photography
Breathtaking Travel Photography
Johan Lolos Epically Photographs His New Zealand Road Trip
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3
In-Flight Streaming Launches
In-Flight Streaming Launches
The Amazon on JetBlue Pop-Up Showcases the New In-Flight Media
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2
Urban Safari Treehouse Pop-Ups
Urban Safari Treehouse Pop-Ups
This Enormous Activation is for the Lion Sands Game Reserve
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1
Luxury Van Motorhomes
Luxury Van Motorhomes
The New Mercedes Hymer Van S 500 Provides Functional Travel Accommodations
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