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Top 50 World Trends in October

From Low-Impact Floating Backpacks to Beer-Tasting Train Tours

— October 27, 2018 — Lifestyle
This October 2018 world trend list highlights globalization and the importance of travel. The eclectic round-up features products like comfort-inducing advanced ergonomic pillows that enhance the in-flight napping experience and low-impact floating backpacks that assure individuals are not strained during a full-day hiking adventure.

This recap is not only concerned with product innovation, however. The October 2018 world examples provide suggestions for valuable cultural immersion as well. This not only gives soon-to-be travelers a good idea of what experiences are available abroad. It also offers inspiration for hospitality businesses in bringing about an authentic experience for visitors. From opportunities for beer-tasting train tours to drag queen cruise ships, consumers are ever more likely to opt-in for an entertaining experience that is interactive, unique and well-planned.
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Collaborative Street Vendor Apparel
Collaborative Street Vendor Apparel
Diesel x Mustafa Spotlights a Kebab Kiosk in Berlin
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Connective Dining Incentives
Connective Dining Incentives
OpenTable's 'OpenSeat' Lets People Share an Empty Spot at Their Table
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48
Wanderlust-Sparking Around-the-World Journeys
Wanderlust-Sparking Around-the-World Journeys
Land Rover's Video Campaign is Truly Inspiring
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AR Carry-On Apps
AR Carry-On Apps
KLM's Official App Includes an Augmented Reality Feature for Checking Bag Size
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46
Authentic Latin Restaurant Hybrids
Authentic Latin Restaurant Hybrids
Latin World is an Affordable Restaurant and Grocery Store
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45
Motorsport Track Hotels
Motorsport Track Hotels
The Hilton Garden Inn Silverstone Will Overlook the Iconic Race Track
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44
Eco-Friendly Yoga Travel Mats
Eco-Friendly Yoga Travel Mats
Destination Karma Shows the World's Beauty One Yoga Mat at a Time
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43
Human Connection Hotel Suites
Human Connection Hotel Suites
Kimpton Hotels' Room 301 Introduces a Social Experiment
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42
History-Preserving Hotels
History-Preserving Hotels
The Payne Mansion Hotel Takes Over the City's Most Expensive Airbnb
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Inspiring Travel Video Apps
Inspiring Travel Video Apps
'OceanView Mobile' Shares US and Original Travel Series
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40
Drag Queen Cruise Ships
Drag Queen Cruise Ships
Queens Overboard is an Inclusive Cruise That is Packed with Fun Activities
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39
Large-Scale Ocean Cleanup Projects
Large-Scale Ocean Cleanup Projects
The Ocean Cleanup is an Organization, Rooted in Sustainability
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Adventurous Travel Socialization Apps
Adventurous Travel Socialization Apps
The 'Paired' App Connects Travelers with Savvy Locals
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Inclusive Content Digital Platforms
Inclusive Content Digital Platforms
The Uproxx Site Caters to the Digital Male Demographic
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36
Social Media Luggage Giveaways
Social Media Luggage Giveaways
Lifestyle Brand Herschel Announced a Giveaway on its Instagram
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Aerodynamic Car-Friendly Luggage
Aerodynamic Car-Friendly Luggage
The 'Lugga' Luggage is Durable and Stylish
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Outdoor Adventure Travel Apps
Outdoor Adventure Travel Apps
The 'Lyfx' App Connects Users to the Best Activities When Traveling
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Durable High-Tech Luggage
Durable High-Tech Luggage
Holiday Group Introduces the new Travelpro Platinum Elite Collection
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International Cuisine Pronunciation Guides
International Cuisine Pronunciation Guides
Magnet & The Food People Launch an Informative Post
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Packable Lightweight Jackets
Packable Lightweight Jackets
The Camper Hooded Jacket 2.0 is a Transitional & Functional Piece
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30
3D-Printed Designer Figurines
3D-Printed Designer Figurines
Pinar Yoldas Draws Inspiration from Greek Gods and Goddesses
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29
P2P Travel Nightlife Apps
P2P Travel Nightlife Apps
'uVibe' Helps Travelers Pinpoint the Best Spots to Party
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28
Culturally Diverse Food Offerings
Culturally Diverse Food Offerings
McDonald's is Extending Its 'Flavors from Abroad' to Florida
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Portable Secure VPN Routers
Portable Secure VPN Routers
Butterfly is an Ideal Virtual Private Network for Businessmen
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Advanced Travel Multitools
Advanced Travel Multitools
The STEAM CLIP is Compatible with All Showers and Hotel Hangers
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Curated Travel Services
Curated Travel Services
Area 120's Touring Bird Helps Users Find Things to Do on Vacation
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Rotating Colorful Beach Huts
Rotating Colorful Beach Huts
Jak Studio Creates a Striped Structure That Can Follow the Sun
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Millennial-Focused Cruise Tours
Millennial-Focused Cruise Tours
Kesha's Weird & Wonderful Rainbow Ride is a Cruise Ship Festival
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Beer-Tasting Train Tours
Beer-Tasting Train Tours
The Durango Brew Train Takes Beer Lovers Through the Colorado Mountains
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21
Ultra-Skinny Tall Towers
Ultra-Skinny Tall Towers
The New York Tower by SHoP Architects is Envisioned to Be 1,421 Feet Tall
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Fashion Label-Branded Afternoon Tea
Fashion Label-Branded Afternoon Tea
Moschino and Ritz Carlton Work on a Hi Tea Menu Concept
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Motivational Male-Focused Digital Platforms
Motivational Male-Focused Digital Platforms
The BroBible is a Community-Driven Platform for Males
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18
Mexico-Celebrating Beer Cans
Mexico-Celebrating Beer Cans
Dos Equis Collaborated with a Streetwear Brand on a Co-Branded Design
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17
Sculptural Digital Advertising Boards
Sculptural Digital Advertising Boards
Zaha Hadid Unveils The Kensington Billboard in West London
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16
Protective Bulletproof Backpacks
Protective Bulletproof Backpacks
Masada Armor Designs Bulletproof Backpacks for Kids
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15
VR Airline Entertainment Systems
VR Airline Entertainment Systems
The Alaska Airlines VR Lets Passengers View 360-Degree Films
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14
Sleek Contemporary Hawaiian Hotels
Sleek Contemporary Hawaiian Hotels
OMFGCO Infuses the Laylow Hotel with a Mid-Century Aesthetic
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13
Inflight Oktoberfest Beers
Inflight Oktoberfest Beers
Lufthansa is Serving Fresh Draft Beer On-Board for Oktoberfest
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12
Plastic-Eating Fungi Breakthroughs
Plastic-Eating Fungi Breakthroughs
Kew Gardens Scientists Advocate for the Eco Value in Mushrooms
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11
Apocalyptic Pollution-Detecting Sweaters
Apocalyptic Pollution-Detecting Sweaters
Eva Sonneveld Boasts a Chic Air Pollution Detector
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10
Low-Impact Floating Backpacks
Low-Impact Floating Backpacks
HoverGlide is a First of Its Kind with Its Suspended Load Technology
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9
Celebratory Cannabis Legalization Campaigns
Celebratory Cannabis Legalization Campaigns
Tokyo Smoke & Common Good Release a Very Clever Video
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8
Advanced Ergonomic Travel Pillows
Advanced Ergonomic Travel Pillows
The 'bullbird' Travel Pillow Maximizes Comfort During Travel
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7
Settler-Themed Glamping Experiences
Settler-Themed Glamping Experiences
The Yosemite Pines Resort Offers Oregon Trail-Style Glamping
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6
Adventure Travel Suitcase Backpacks
Adventure Travel Suitcase Backpacks
The Victorinox Vx Touring Global Carry-On Protects Your Gear
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5
French Contemporary Rustic Hotels
French Contemporary Rustic Hotels
Be-poles' Design is Strongly Informed by Agriculture Traditions
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4
Retro 80s Airbnb Rentals
Retro 80s Airbnb Rentals
'The McFly' Airbnb Boasts a Retro 80s Vibe for Travelers to Enjoy
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3
Total Support Travel Cushions
Total Support Travel Cushions
The Knidos Travel Pillow Offers Complete Support for Ergonomic Rest
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2
Artistically Colorful Desk Organizers
Artistically Colorful Desk Organizers
The Hero Organizer Adds a Stylish Twist to One's Desktop
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Physical Modification Exhibitions
Physical Modification Exhibitions
Simon Huck's Otherworldly Installations are Very Fantastical
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