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WhatMust-have travel experiences in 2020 include surfing in Sydney, living like a local in Italy, seeing the Great Migration in Tanzania and Kenya and exploring Antarctica, according to Virtuoso’s 2020 Luxe Report, an annual survey of 1,300 travel advisors.
Why It MattersThe above are among 10 “Wanderlist-worthy” experiences for the year ahead, and agents looking to both impress their clients and woo new ones would be wise to give the full list a read. As travelers seek off-the-beaten-path memories, agents must get creative and distinguish themselves with insider knowledge.
Fast Facts- The 2020 Virtuoso Luxe Report is an annual survey of the global luxury travel network’s 20,000 travel advisors around the world that highlights insights and observations for travel in the year ahead.- Virtuoso’s must-have travel experiences include:- Surfing Sydney’s Bondi Beach.- Heading to Tokyo for the 2020 Olympics, which will take place July 24 to Aug. 9. - Witnessing the Great Migration in Tanzania and Kenya, where millions of zebras, wildebeest and antelope traverse the landscape in search of food and water while attempting to elude predators such as lions and crocodiles. - Living like a local for a month or more in Italy, the top global destination of 2020, according to the Luxe Report. - Supporting the Bahamas after the impact of Hurricane Dorian, which severely damaged Grand Bahama and Abaco islands in September. - Flying around the world via private jet.- Exploring Antarctica, voted the top adventure destination in the 2020 Luxe Report.- Sailing through the Panama Canal.- Enjoying the slow-down trend of the year: rail travel. - Venturing to an uninhabited island in Tonga, a Polynesian kingdom comprised of 140 islands.