Africa really is one of the most exciting destinations and is home to grand spectacles like the Great Migration and natural wonders like the Victoria Falls, and many bucket list to-dos. With the ever evolving travel trends this continent opens up new destinations and experiences, ready to welcome seasoned travelers back and thrill them, time after time.
Here are some of Africa’s top travel trends to inspire your 2014/2015 safari holiday
Family holidays or with groups of friends will in Africa will continue to gain momentum in 2014 through to 2015.
When traveling together we expect greater flexibility in our accommodation plus a richer diversity of activities with the freedom to unwind and explore at our own paces.
Staying in private villas with private guides and tour vehicles, cooks and cleaning staff, are some of the popular Africa travel trends that will continue to grow in 2015.
Roads Less Travelled
Taking trips of the beaten track in 2014 going forward to 2015 will continue to trend with visitors returning to destinations that have thrilled and satisfied them before, and looking for a fresh perspective.
This holiday trend is specific to seasoned travelers who have already explored a favorite destination’s main attractions. And you will find Foodie travelers complement this trend as they seek out safaris offering a taste of Africa’s rich culinary heritage.
2014 and 2015 will see the continued growth of senior travelers who are driving a revolution in destinations all around the world.
African holiday destinations offer easy access with good infrastructure, top notch food and wine offerings, and a full range of activities, from golfing, walking and birding to meaningful cultural encounters and world class spa treatments which makes Africa a top destination for the senior travelers.
Life Changing Adventure
Adventure travel has been gaining momentum for a few years now and the trend doesn’t seem to be declining as we move into 2015.
In 2014, this trend sees successful executives choosing authentic and extraordinary vacations that are defined by experiences that defy the clichés in exotic locations.
Live Like a Local
Many seasoned travelers are looking for a more authentic holiday away from the tourist spots and choose to immerse themselves in the sights and sounds of a foreign locale wanting to taste the best local cuisine and experience the landscape as an insider. Trying to understand, truly, what makes the local people passionate about their home city or village.