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Top 95 World Trends in September

From Surgery-Aiding Soft Robots to Human Connection Hotel Suites

— September 29, 2018 — Autos
The September 2018 world trends push the boundaries of human connectivity and challenge the enhancements that aid our progression. An example of this is Harvard University's innovative process of micro-fabrication, developed to support surgical needs. It essentially enables small robotic devices to serve as a tool during invasive surgical procedures to efficiently perform tasks.

Another example is Kimpton Hotels' new social experiment 'Room 301' which delves into the concept of authentic human connectivity. Travelers from all over the globe are given the opportunity to participate in the series of activities in rooms that are designed to explore meaningful connections. This pushes for self-reflection and encourages creative thinking while recognizing humanity's deep craving for authentic connections and meaningful life experiences.
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Voice-Controlled In-Flight Film Options
Voice-Controlled In-Flight Film Options
Alexa's United Skills Better Prepare Travelers
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92
Operational Human-Like Robot Hands
Operational Human-Like Robot Hands
Open AI's Robot Can Seamlessly and Efficiently Complete Tasks
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91
AI Cost Protection Bots
AI Cost Protection Bots
DoNotPay is an AI Bot That Ensures You Get the Cheapest Flight
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90
Expense-Tracking AI Programs
Expense-Tracking AI Programs
Tradeshift Go Reduces Expense Fraud for Medium-Sized Businesses
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89
Cruise Line Wedding Services
Cruise Line Wedding Services
Princess Cruises' Digital Wedding Services Plan a Couples Perfect Day
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88
Mountainous Record-Breaking Roller Coasters
Mountainous Record-Breaking Roller Coasters
Canada's Wonderland Will Soon Host the Yukon Striker
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87
Playfully Animated Hotel Campaigns
Playfully Animated Hotel Campaigns
Hotel Trivago's New Campaign Has a Whimsical Aesthetic
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86
Corporate Travel AI Platforms
Corporate Travel AI Platforms
Pana is a Platform Designed for Both Personal and Business Travel
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85
Automated Travel-Logging Platforms
Automated Travel-Logging Platforms
'HashTravel' Tracks Where You've Been and Where You Want to Go
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84
Collaborative Street Vendor Apparel
Collaborative Street Vendor Apparel
Diesel x Mustafa Spotlights a Kebab Kiosk in Berlin
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83
Travel Memory Competitions
Travel Memory Competitions
United Airlines' 'Million Miles' Will Give Away 1 Million Points
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82
Prideful Vibrant Tram Designs
Prideful Vibrant Tram Designs
Västtrafik Celebrates Euro Pride with Bold and Colorful Streetcars
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81
Virtual AI Travel Assistants
Virtual AI Travel Assistants
30SecondsToFly's Claire Platform Streamlines Business Traveling
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80
AI-Operated Boarding Bridges
AI-Operated Boarding Bridges
Shinmaywa Industries Developed an AI Boarding Bridge for Airlines
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79
Asteroid Mining Degrees
Asteroid Mining Degrees
The Colorado School of Mines Teaches ExtraTerrestrial Mining
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78
Human Connection Hotel Suites
Human Connection Hotel Suites
Kimpton Hotels' Room 301 Introduces a Social Experiment
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77
Sample-Style Food Festivals
Sample-Style Food Festivals
The Fork & Finger Event in Downtown Langley Offers $5 Taste Samples
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76
Tasty Summer BBQ Fests
Tasty Summer BBQ Fests
The Beer, Bourbon & BBQ is a Social Experience That Celebrates Cooking
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75
AI-Powered Concierge Services
AI-Powered Concierge Services
Lewis is a Chatbox that Helps Users Navigate London
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74
Vacation-Inspired Interactive Campaigns
Vacation-Inspired Interactive Campaigns
Almond Joy's Playful Campaign Advocates for Vacation Days
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73
AI-Powered Smart Ledgers
AI-Powered Smart Ledgers
wi-Q Technologies and Fetch.AI Introduce a new Autonomous Economic Agent
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72
Scandinavian-Inspired Spiked Sodas
Scandinavian-Inspired Spiked Sodas
'Hartwall Original Long Drink' Combines Gin & Grapefruit Soda
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71
Crowdfunding Investor Cryptocurrencies
Crowdfunding Investor Cryptocurrencies
Aspen Coin Lets Investors Purchase Parts of an Aspen Hotel
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70
Inclusive Chinese Food Festivals
Inclusive Chinese Food Festivals
This Three-Day Foodie Event Will Be Held at Potters Fields Park
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69
Canadian Airline AI Chatbots
Canadian Airline AI Chatbots
WestJet Launched a New Travel Chatbox Named Juliet Through Facebook
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68
Authentic Latin Restaurant Hybrids
Authentic Latin Restaurant Hybrids
Latin World is an Affordable Restaurant and Grocery Store
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67
Drag Queen Cruise Ships
Drag Queen Cruise Ships
Queens Overboard is an Inclusive Cruise That is Packed with Fun Activities
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66
Family-Friendly Hotel Progams
Family-Friendly Hotel Progams
Rocco Forte Hotels' Familes R Forte Programs are Fit for Everyone
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65
AI-Powered Travel Services
AI-Powered Travel Services
Paul English Launches the User-Engaging Lola App for Travel Purposes
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64
Inclusive Content Digital Platforms
Inclusive Content Digital Platforms
The Uproxx Site Caters to the Digital Male Demographic
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63
Room-Charging Resort Bracelets
Room-Charging Resort Bracelets
Meliá Hotels' Bracelet Makes Purchases Outside of the Resort
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62
Authentic Cultural Fashion Campaigns
Authentic Cultural Fashion Campaigns
Bihor Couture is a Brand That Celebrates Romanian Fashion
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61
Traveler-Focused Convenient Flights
Traveler-Focused Convenient Flights
Emirates Boasts Five Flights Per Week to Its Toronto Service
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60
Durable High-Tech Luggage
Durable High-Tech Luggage
Holiday Group Introduces the new Travelpro Platinum Elite Collection
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59
Grounded Global Travel Adapters
Grounded Global Travel Adapters
Passport Pro by Zendure Boasts an Push-Button Resetting Fuse
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58
Pre-Selected Airline Meal Options
Pre-Selected Airline Meal Options
American Airlines' Economy Passengers Can Customize Their Meals
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57
Surgery-Aiding Soft Robots
Surgery-Aiding Soft Robots
Harvard University Displays Its Innovative Micro-Fabrication Process
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56
Entertaining Upcycled Accessory Collections
Entertaining Upcycled Accessory Collections
Ziploc Teams Up with BEAMS for a Eco-Friendly Capsule
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55
Social Media Luggage Giveaways
Social Media Luggage Giveaways
Lifestyle Brand Herschel Announced a Giveaway on its Instagram
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54
Exploration-Focused Hotels
Exploration-Focused Hotels
The Assembly Hotel Brand Encourages Millennial Travelers to Explore
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53
International Cuisine Pronunciation Guides
International Cuisine Pronunciation Guides
Magnet & The Food People Launch an Informative Post
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52
Flood-Friendly Public Parks
Flood-Friendly Public Parks
Bangkok’s Chulalongkorn Centennial Park Accommodates Rainwater
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51
Underwater 360 VR Experiences
Underwater 360 VR Experiences
Barceló Hotels Arranges an Immersive Tour in the Canary Islands
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50
Literary Travel Inspiration Platforms
Literary Travel Inspiration Platforms
'Destination Reads' Suggests Books Based on Your Next Trip
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49
Next-Gen Instant Noodles
Next-Gen Instant Noodles
Jinmailang's Instant Noodles Use Chinese Noodle Steam and Boil Technology
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48
Humorous Family-Centric Travel Campaigns
Humorous Family-Centric Travel Campaigns
Delta Airlines Reminds Kids in Seattle to Visit Home
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47
Authentic Peruvian Healing Retreats
Authentic Peruvian Healing Retreats
The 5th Dimension Helps People Recover Physically and Mentally
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46
Titanium Multitool Cards
Titanium Multitool Cards
The T’Spin Takes a Different Approach to the Tool Card
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45
Millennial-Focused Cruise Tours
Millennial-Focused Cruise Tours
Kesha's Weird & Wonderful Rainbow Ride is a Cruise Ship Festival
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44
Herb-Focused Hotels
Herb-Focused Hotels
The Herbalist Hotel Fuses Healing Herbs and Modern Design
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43
Serene Fitness Getaways
Serene Fitness Getaways
Classpass Getaways' Beach, Mountain & Lake Workouts Offer a Quick Escape
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42
Pullley System Floating Backpacks
Pullley System Floating Backpacks
Lightning Pack's New HoverGlide Backpack Uses Bungee Cords
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41
Adventurous Travel Activity Platforms
Adventurous Travel Activity Platforms
'Thrillism' Connects Adventurers to a Number of Activities
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40
Lime-Themed Hotel Suites
Lime-Themed Hotel Suites
The 'Lime Flavor' Boutique Hotel Suite Gives Off a Futuristic Aesthetic
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39
All-Natural CBD Supplements
All-Natural CBD Supplements
Healthspan's Cannabidiol Capsules are Beneficial to Human Wellbeing
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38
Wool-Walled Festival Pavilions
Wool-Walled Festival Pavilions
AUW Creates a Meditative Structure for Single Person Use
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37
Motivational Male-Focused Digital Platforms
Motivational Male-Focused Digital Platforms
The BroBible is a Community-Driven Platform for Males
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36
Lion-Shaped Poetic Installations
Lion-Shaped Poetic Installations
Es Devlin's Public Artwork Harnesses Machine Learning Technology
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35
Oddly Designed Inside-Out Trousers
Oddly Designed Inside-Out Trousers
Farfetch's Bottoms Offering is Unconventional and Luxurious
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34
Logo-Shaped Street Snacks
Logo-Shaped Street Snacks
SEGA Spent Months Developing a Vanilla-Flavored Edible Logo Cake
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33
Children-Informed Community Pavilions
Children-Informed Community Pavilions
Enorme Studio Taps into the Imagination of Children
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32
Artful Afternoon Tea Events
Artful Afternoon Tea Events
This Rosewood Hotel Afternoon Tea Experience Takes Cues from Pop Art
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31
Pool Rental Services
Pool Rental Services
Swimply Offers on Demand Access to Private Swimming Facilities
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30
Protective Bulletproof Backpacks
Protective Bulletproof Backpacks
Masada Armor Designs Bulletproof Backpacks for Kids
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29
Visually Engaging Tower Facades
Visually Engaging Tower Facades
Gensler Embraces Traditional Arabic Architecture with Its Design
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28
Reimagined Mooncake Cookies
Reimagined Mooncake Cookies
Oreo Modernizes the Traditional Mooncake for the Mid-Autumn Festival
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27
Historic Hockey-Inspired Apparel
Historic Hockey-Inspired Apparel
Adsum's Cold-Weather Range is Inspired by the 1972 Summit Series
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26
Travel-Friendly Pet Passports
Travel-Friendly Pet Passports
Canvas Holidays Ranks the Miles Per Year Traveled by Furry Friends
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25
Footwear-Inspired Urban Park Concepts
Footwear-Inspired Urban Park Concepts
Design, Bitches Boasts an Eclectic Vision for a Playful Site
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24
Autonomous Robot Tour Guides
Autonomous Robot Tour Guides
The Conceptual Airbnb 'BANDI' Shows You the Best Spots to Check Out
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23
Sculptural Digital Advertising Boards
Sculptural Digital Advertising Boards
Zaha Hadid Unveils The Kensington Billboard in West London
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22
Retro-Chic Boutique Surf Hotels
Retro-Chic Boutique Surf Hotels
The Kimpton Goodland is Eccentric and Green Engage Certified
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21
Striking Galaxy-Inspired Desserts
Striking Galaxy-Inspired Desserts
This Starry Jelly Creation is Inspired by a Lawson Competition
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20
Reinforced Bulletproof Travel Bags
Reinforced Bulletproof Travel Bags
The Samsonite SXK Luggage Collection is Made with DuPont Kevlar
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19
Ridiculiously Oversized Seven-Layer Parkas
Ridiculiously Oversized Seven-Layer Parkas
This Balenciaga Coat Signifies Luxury & Experimentalism
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18
Wellness-Focused Flying Experiences
Wellness-Focused Flying Experiences
Singapore Airlines Enhances its Ultra-Long-Haul Flight
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17
Dynamic Electric Motorhomes
Dynamic Electric Motorhomes
The 'E.Home Coco' Harvests Solar Energy and Uses Smart Electronics
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16
Rugged Roll-Up Travel Packs
Rugged Roll-Up Travel Packs
The BOND Travel Gear Tool Roll Organizes All Your Small Essentials
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15
Designer-Made Expensive Sleeping Bags
Designer-Made Expensive Sleeping Bags
Thom Browne Debuts a Sleeping Bag for Fall/Winter 2018
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14
Heritage Street Art Museums
Heritage Street Art Museums
France's Vauban Museum Blends Modern Art Styles with Heritage Sites
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13
Illustrated Corporate Utopia Concepts
Illustrated Corporate Utopia Concepts
Elliot Bishop's Cautionary Tale About Britain Seems Majestic
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12
Daring Unconventional Cookie Flavors
Daring Unconventional Cookie Flavors
Oreo Cookie Flavors Extend to Spice with Wasabi and Hot Wings
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11
Luxury-Forward Glamping Locations
Luxury-Forward Glamping Locations
TravelPirates Suggests Locations with an Unbelievable Aesthetic
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10
Transforming Backpacker Luggage
Transforming Backpacker Luggage
The Atlas Backpack Seamlessly Traverses Any Environment
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9
Sleek Multipurpose Travel Bags
Sleek Multipurpose Travel Bags
The Nomatic Backpack is Spacious, Durable and Adventure-Ready
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8
Bizarre Multifunctional Dress Designs
Bizarre Multifunctional Dress Designs
PrettyLittleThing's Offering Both Stuns & Delights Instagram
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7
Open-Roof Aluminum Campers
Open-Roof Aluminum Campers
The Lume Traveler Allows for the Perfect Star-Lit Camping Experience
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6
Luxurious Logo-Centric Fashion Collections
Luxurious Logo-Centric Fashion Collections
Fendi's Fall/Winter 2018 is Defined by Class & Coziness
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5
Art Deco Lighting Fixtures
Art Deco Lighting Fixtures
Preciosa Lighting's Table Lamp Designs are Colorful and Arched
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4
Gentleman Club-Inspired Private Jets
Gentleman Club-Inspired Private Jets
Winch Design's Elegant Leather Interior Elevates Traveling
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3
Physical Modification Exhibitions
Physical Modification Exhibitions
Simon Huck's Otherworldly Installations are Very Fantastical
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2
Interactive Artful Museum Experiences
Interactive Artful Museum Experiences
The wndr museum in Chicago Celebrates a New Type of Culture
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1
Multifunctional Observation Tower Concepts
Multifunctional Observation Tower Concepts
Denizen Works Proposes a Design-Forward Viewing Tower
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