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Top 65 Travel Ideas in September

From Lavish Festival Accommodations to Minimalist Youth Hostels

— September 24, 2016 — World
From luxury yurts at outdoor music festivals to bare-bones hostels in the rural countryside, the September 2016 travel trends demonstrate that brands cannot afford to adopt a one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to accommodating the modern traveler.

For millennials with cash to burn, luxury music festival accommodations are quickly becoming a popular vacation option. At events such as Glastonbury and Cornbury, festival-goers can now opt for luxurious tents that let them stay close to the action without sacrificing the comforts of a boutique hotel.

On the other end of the spectrum, the September 2016 travel trends also demonstrate a demand for no-frills accommodations that can be enjoyed by those on a budget. For instance, one village in China erected a minimalist youth hostel that provides bare-bones accommodations for those looking for a budget-friendly place to stay. Similarly, the 'In Box Capsule Hotel' in Russia provides travelers with a place to rest their head and not much more.
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Cathedral Discovery Apps
Cathedral Discovery Apps
This App Uses Audio & Games to Help Families Explore the Grace Cathedral
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Ferry Line-Eliminating Apps
Ferry Line-Eliminating Apps
Ritual Now Allows Toronto Residents to Visit the Island Faster
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Pilgrimage-Plotting Apps
Pilgrimage-Plotting Apps
The Hajj e-Mabroor App Helps Muslims Plan Their Hajj Pilgrimage
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62
Family Travel Tutorials
Family Travel Tutorials
This Video Provides Parents with Tips on Traveling Abroad with Kids
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61
Announcement-Translating Apps
Announcement-Translating Apps
This Translation App Works With Japanese Public Announcements
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60
Low-Tech Park Maps
Low-Tech Park Maps
The High Park Map Uses a Grid System to Help Friends Find One Another
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59
WiFi-Seeking Apps
WiFi-Seeking Apps
The Telstra App Helps Users Find WiFi Hotspots Around the World
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58
Crowdfunded Airline Vacations
Crowdfunded Airline Vacations
Air Canada's Embarq Service Provides Donation Funding For Airfaire
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57
Video App Geostickers
Video App Geostickers
Snapchat Added a Location-Based Sticker Feature for Creative Images & Videos
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56
Affordable Premium Luggage
Affordable Premium Luggage
This Luggage is Designed to Be More Durable Than Most
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55
Rental Home Concierge Apps
Rental Home Concierge Apps
'Airbnb Trips' Provides a Rounded Vacation With Touristic Suggestions
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54
Traffic-Updating Buses
Traffic-Updating Buses
Transport for London Now Has Buses with Real-Time Traffic Updates
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Subway System Upgrades
Subway System Upgrades
The NYC Train System Will Be Transforming in the Next Five Years
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Accessible Accommodation Sites
Accessible Accommodation Sites
Accomable Helps You Find Disability-Friendly Accommodations
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51
Subway System Games
Subway System Games
'Brand New Subway' Lets Users Create Their Own Versions of the NYC Subway
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50
Vacation-Planning Apps
Vacation-Planning Apps
The 'MobyTrip' App Aggregates Vacation-Planning Sites
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49
Last-Minute Accommodation Apps
Last-Minute Accommodation Apps
'Overnight' Helps People Find Places to Crash In At Short Notice
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Comedic Air Safety Videos
Comedic Air Safety Videos
Air New Zealand Promotes Safe Flying Through a Hollywood Parody
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State Tourism Popup Campaigns
State Tourism Popup Campaigns
Minnesota in a Box Brings the State's Tourism to the Tourists
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Legendary Adventurer Documentaries
Legendary Adventurer Documentaries
'Dirtbag' will Chronicle the Life of Outdoorsman Fred Beckey
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45
Messaging Travel Bots
Messaging Travel Bots
Skype's New Skyscanner Chat Bot Offers Flight Advice Within the Platform
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Ergonomic Travel Pillow
Ergonomic Travel Pillow
The Sono Pillow Will Help You Sleep Like a Rock On the Plane
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Telecom Travel Pop-Ups
Telecom Travel Pop-Ups
Three Mobile Offered Free Trips to People with Winning Stories
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Curated Hotel Promotions
Curated Hotel Promotions
The Radisson Red's New Promotion Helps Travelers See Brussels in Style
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Attraction-Based Navigation Apps
Attraction-Based Navigation Apps
The Kompl App Helps Travelers Get Lost and Explore a New City
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Charitable Travel Platforms
Charitable Travel Platforms
'Kind Traveler' is a Booking Platform That Supports Local Causes
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Packing Checklist Apps
Packing Checklist Apps
uPacking List Acts as a Tailored Travel Checklist to Keep You Organized
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38
Social Tourism Sites
Social Tourism Sites
British Columbia's 'BC Explorer' Site Collects #ExploreBC Instagram Posts
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Quaint Tourism Campaigns
Quaint Tourism Campaigns
The Village-Phone Promotion Had Callers Interrupting a Quiet Swiss Town
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36
Optimized Road Trip Maps
Optimized Road Trip Maps
This Map Marks the Most Efficient Route Between 47 US National Parks
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Simplified Travel Apps
Simplified Travel Apps
The Virgin America App Aims to Simplify the Booking Process for Consumers
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Hygienic Subway Straps
Hygienic Subway Straps
These Hanging Straps for Subways Ensure Personal Space
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33
AR Amenity Kits
AR Amenity Kits
Emirates Designed an Augmented Reality Amenity Kit That Unlocks Immersive Content
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32
Digital Memory Apps
Digital Memory Apps
The Fabric App Uses Digitally Recorded Moments to Make an Automated Journal
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Cartoon-Themed Hotel Suites
Cartoon-Themed Hotel Suites
This Luxury Suite's Design Was Inspired by 'Thomas and Friends'
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30
Hosting Preparation Services
Hosting Preparation Services
GuestReady Helps Airbnb Hosts Ready Homes for Short-Term Renters
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Mattress-Advertising Airport Lounges
Mattress-Advertising Airport Lounges
This Airport Seating Lounge Provides Ultra-Comfortable Seats
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Hands-Free Autonomous Trunks
Hands-Free Autonomous Trunks
This Robotic Case Follows You from Your Departure to Your Destination
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Craft Brewery Hotels
Craft Brewery Hotels
The New Stone Hotel Will Cater to Craft Beer Aficionados
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Robot-Operated Hotels
Robot-Operated Hotels
The 'Henn na Hotel' Will Be a New Addition to the Tokyo Disney Resort
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25
Open-Air Luxury Villas
Open-Air Luxury Villas
This Maldives Resort Offers Villas With Retractable Roofs
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Face-Cradling Pillows
Face-Cradling Pillows
The 'FaceCradle' Can Support the Head and Neck in a Variety of Positions
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24-Hour All-Inclusive Resorts
24-Hour All-Inclusive Resorts
This Jamaican Resort Offers 24-Hour Relaxation and Entertainment
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Clear Rolling Suitcases
Clear Rolling Suitcases
This Transparent Suitcase Displays the User's Belongings Front and Center
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Commuter-Cooling Fan Installations
Commuter-Cooling Fan Installations
This Currys PC World and Dyson Stunt Helps Travelers Cool Off
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Cushioned Chin Supports
Cushioned Chin Supports
This Comfortable Travel Pillow Functions as a Hammock for the Face
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19
Lavish Festival Accommodations
Lavish Festival Accommodations
Glastonbury's Camp Kerala Caters to Well-Off Festival-Goers
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Communal Housing Centers
Communal Housing Centers
Airbnb's 'Samara' is Launching Housing and a Community Center in Japan
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Creative Airline Listings
Creative Airline Listings
Lufthansa Airbnb Listings are Aiming to Increase Flight Bookings
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Travel-Friendly Apparel Lines
Travel-Friendly Apparel Lines
These Clothes Make the Wearer Comfortable During Their Travels
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Floating Urban Hotels
Floating Urban Hotels
The OFF Hotel Offers a Suspended Aquatic Bar and Luxe Accommodations
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Longterm Apartment Hotels
Longterm Apartment Hotels
The Maramara Park Avenue Simulates the Stay of a Home in a Hotel Room
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Modular Military Backpacks
Modular Military Backpacks
'Colfax Design Works' Creates Carriers That are Durable and Ergonomic
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Converted Open-Concept Hotels
Converted Open-Concept Hotels
This Amsterdam-Based Hotel Features a Mix of Eclectic Designs
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Luxury Fitness Retreats
Luxury Fitness Retreats
'The Body Camp' is a Luxury Retreat for Health-Conscious Travelers
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Bohemian Spanish Hotels
Bohemian Spanish Hotels
La Granja Ibiza is a Departure from the Island's Club Culture
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Child-Free Eco Hotels
Child-Free Eco Hotels
The Ladera Resort Specializes in Luxury Eco-Tourism for Couples
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8
Minimalist Travel Sets
Minimalist Travel Sets
This Compact Travel Set Makes It Easy to Carry Necessities While Commuting
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House-Sharing Design Studios
House-Sharing Design Studios
'Samara' is a New Design Studio Division from Airbnb
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Travel-Ready Yoga Mats
Travel-Ready Yoga Mats
The 'YOGO' Portable Yoga Mat Features a Built-In Carrying Strap
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5
Luxurious Music Festival Accommodations
Luxurious Music Festival Accommodations
Cornbury's Pop-Up Hotel Caters to an Upscale Clientele
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Minimalist Youth Hostels
Minimalist Youth Hostels
This Space Was Designed to Accommodate Passing Travelers
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Multi-Use Sleeping Bags
Multi-Use Sleeping Bags
The 'Kachula' Sleeping Bag Can Turn into a Pillow and a Hoodie
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Motorized Scooter Suitcases
Motorized Scooter Suitcases
The Proposed Audi eSuitcase Folds Out to Become a Two-Wheeled Ride
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Modern Capsule Hotels
Modern Capsule Hotels
This Box Hotel Offers Cramped but Cozy Hotel Suites
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