Covid has been a forcing factor in just about every facet of the travel industry. How places, spaces, and experiences are designed for the future is undoubtedly one of them. Here is how Skift has covered some of the changes in the past year.
Covid has been a forcing factor in just about every facet of the travel industry. How places, spaces, and experiences are designed for the future is undoubtedly one of them.
Read The Long View This Week: The Centrality of Design in a Pandemic Era
Though the pandemic may recede and disappear from view in the future, the collective trauma of the experience will have forced some bright minds to re-think everything from how we line up, how we sleep to how much elbow room we have on the transcon flight. Also, our sensory needs will come into crisp focus: after months of confinement, priorities are re-aligned and traveler behaviors at every spectrum of the industry will place even more value on fresh air, space, and a connection to nature.
Read Stop Dreaming of a Pre-Pandemic Travel Industry: Key Takeaways From Skift's Design The Future
Skift over the past year has written on these ideas that may just emerge as the rare bright spots from the tragedy of this pandemic.
Some areas where design will push the ball forward in travel:
At the Airport
“The Return to Travel,” a study commissioned by the design and architecture fi