In 2026, travel will allow people to experience:

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A new world of travel requires a new way of thinking

From a sharing economy to ever-changing mobile trends, the way travelers consume information, book travel and experience destinations is evolving at an unprecedented rate. Just in the past year, the number of American travelers planning to use sharing economy services more than doubled—a break-neck pace? Maybe for some.

Anticipating future needs to keep up with consumer expectations is more vital than ever. Agile thinking, a dedication to innovation, and strategic partnerships on a global scale will set thought leaders apart to continually disrupt and reimagine customer experiences.

No longer is word of mouth a slow trickle of reviews from a few visitors, today's reputations and opinions are formed from a raging river of real time comments in a global conversation. So have a little fun. Check out what travelers project for #2026Travel then take the conversation further with an entry or two of your own—and yes, the outrageous ideas too.

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