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Top Travel Trends of 2022

Here are this year's top travel trends.

By Michael Barbieri, PhDPublished 2 years ago Updated 8 months ago 3 min read

In a world of uncertainty, one thing is certain: the growing yearning to travel. From technology empowering customer experiences to live experiences like driving is creating new ways for travelers to discover destinations. These trends are changing what it means to be away from home. If you love traveling and seeing the world, this article might be for you! It’s about what’s popular in travel in 2022, focusing on trends.

New Experiences

this trend focuses on creating lasting memories and new experiences. People visit locations they’ve always dreamed of going to but never got around to. If you’re the adventurous type, try something new, and go somewhere you’ve never been before.

Personal Development

Another popular travel trend is personal development. This is where people take a memorable trip to learn, get a new outlook on life, or go through challenging experiences. Sometimes these trips can become too much for individual travelers. This can cause people to be introverted or hesitant about traveling with friends again, but there are more opportunities now. Individual travelers have more control over their travel experience.

Travel Slow

People are embracing the slow travel movement and are taking time out of their busy schedules to enjoy their vacations. You could take a road trip and drive somewhere instead of taking an airplane or a train. Traveling at a local pace is something people are looking forward to doing and exploring their surroundings in depth.

New Technology

Technology is undoubtedly becoming important in travel. Whether you’re booking your flights, researching your next destination, or planning your trip, there are plenty of great travel apps and gadgets to make your trip more enjoyable. New technology like virtual reality gives you a chance to explore the world while being part of it when traveling.

Eco-cultural and Responsible Travel

A fifth trend is Eco cultural and responsible travel. Eco tourism and similar trends have been snowballing in the past few years. In 2022, people are even more aware of how to be responsible Eco culturally while traveling overseas.


The trends above are just a few of the things that are popular in travel in 2022. It’s important to be aware of them to get a new exciting experience.

About Michael Barbieri PhD

Alongside a skilled and fulfilling professional career, Dr. Michael Barbieri has cultivated a rich personal life where he’s been able to enjoy hobbies and interests he’s accrued throughout his life. A phenomenally successful international businessman, Michael has distinguished himself in every industry he’s chosen to touch.

Perhaps most notably, Dr. Michael Barbieri was the youngest flight instructor and instrument and multi-engine instructor in St. Louis, Missouri, where he worked for a while as a Professional Commercial Pilot for several corporations.

Additionally, Dr. Michael Barbieri is a Professional Bodybuilder and the owner of Body Builders Inc., where he operated ten of the largest independently owned bodybuilding facilities in the Midwest. A groundbreaking figure, Michael was also the first one to introduce a co-ed workout facility in 1978, where men and women could work out together. Dr. Barbieri also served as a judge for the National and International PCN and IFBB Professional Bodybuilding Judge. Dr. Barbieri has also served as the owner of BBC Finance and the Federal Collection Agency. He is also an accomplished musician and has had multiple articles written on his success in myriad areas.

All of Dr. Michael Barbieri’s hard work and success have earned his induction into the Marquis Who’s Who in America in 2021 for his accomplishments throughout his lifetime in multiple industries. Through his work in law enforcement, Dr. Michael Barbieri has worked to successfully solve six Cold Case Murders, two of which happened in foreign countries. He is also trained on kidnappings – both domestic and foreign – and has worked with numerous governmental agencies around the world.


About the Creator

Michael Barbieri, PhD

Michael Barbieri, PhD is an experienced private investigator who has led a significant number of successful missions, resulting in solving cold case murders, kidnappings, domestic investigations, and more.

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