Ready to start brainstorming some bucket-list-worthy travel plans? How does a honeymoon in the luxury island of Saint Barthélemy sound? The COVID-19 vaccine is starting to roll out across Canada. So now we might be able to dust off our passports for some much-needed vacations in 2021.
Pinterest’s list of top travel trends for the new year shares some of the post-pandemic getaway ideas that are sure to be in high demand once restrictions loosen up. We’ve compiled a list of popular 2021 travel trends, experiences and destinations for every type of globetrotter.
There’s no doubt about it. After a year of cancelled plans, travellers want exclusive, high-end experiences for their next trip. According to Pinterest, fifty percent of travellers are eager to go all out. They want to treat themselves to a luxurious post-pandemic trip. Jetsetters are eager to splurge on upgrades in flights, hotel rooms and once-in-a-lifetime trips.
With your very own enclosed first-class private suites, incredible fine-dining options, unlimited premium drinks and attentive service, flying commercial will never be more fun.
Forest resorts & mountain travel
Experience the unrivalled beauty of striking mountain scenery and beautiful pine-scented natural forests on a vacation that offers both relaxation and adventure. After months of being cooped up at home, it’s no surprise that travellers are planning trips where they can be nurtured by all that nature has to offer.
There’s been a 135 percent increase in searches for forest resorts and mountain travel experiences.
Lay your head high above the trees at the Four Seasons Tented Camp in Northern Thailand, near Burma and Laos’s borders. Noteworthy activities include going on a safari in search of wild elephants. Or, enjoy blissful outdoor spa treatments inspired by Asian tradition inside a bamboo forest. Guests can also take a hillside bicycle tour through rural Chiang Rai.
Saint Barthélemy: Romantic honeymoons
Planning a wedding this past year has been no easy feat. Although most couples had to reimagine their big day, newlyweds want to treat themselves to trips to the most romantic destinations in the world.
Honeymoons have always been a reason to splurge on epic travel experiences. But after this stressful year, there’s been a 55 percent increase in searches for romantic honeymoons. Expect classic romantic getaways like Paris, Bora Bora, Cape Town and Santorini to be busier than usual once the world opens up.
Indulge in the splendour of Saint Barthélemy for the ultimate romantic honeymoon getaway. This enchanting Caribbean island is a favourite celebrity vacation spot. That’s thanks to the multitude of luxe accommodations, diverse white sand beaches and incredible nightlife. Chrissy Teigen, John Legend and Paul McCartney have been spotted in Saint Barthélemy in recent weeks. It’s also in the news today since Ontario’s now-former Minister of Finance Rod Phillips spent his Christmas holiday there as all of us sat in lockdown.
For an unforgettable experience in the West Indies, opt to honeymoon at Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle De France. The upscale seaside hotel is one of the most luxurious properties in Saint Barthélemy. The property offers gorgeous suites and villas perfect for a romantic honeymoon.