Articles tagged “solo travel”

Tourism

Barcelona Is Great, But Might it Be Even Better Traveling Alone?

Solo travel is on the rise — and for good reason. Traveling to a city like Barcelona alone is not only possible, it's perhaps even more engaging alone than with a group. Here is one traveler's tips.

Barcelona Is Great, But Might it Be Even Better Traveling Alone?

Business Travel

Skift Global Forum Preview: Startup Seeks to Turn Vacation Into Art

These days, not all experiences are created equal. In-depth, time-consuming, even taxing activities will actually do the word "experience" justice, though they may not attract the mainstream.

Skift Global Forum Preview: Startup Seeks to Turn Vacation Into Art

Business Travel

What the Growth of Solo Travel Means for Luxury

With older people much more confident about travel than they were a couple of decades ago, it's perhaps understandable that they are happier to travel on their own.

What the Growth of Solo Travel Means for Luxury

Hotels

Hotels Increasingly Offer Safety and Stereotypes in Rooms for Solo Women

Dukes Hotel’s new female-specific rooms highlight personal safety, but they also reinforce gender stereotypes. The bigger question is: Do they really think these measures are serving women better or is the real goal to use women as a marketing gimmick?

Hotels Increasingly Offer Safety and Stereotypes in Rooms for Solo Women

Cruises

Queen Mary 2 Debuts Staterooms for Solo Travelers and Expands Kennels

The Queen Mary 2 has long-catered to dogs and their masters, and now even solo travelers are having their day in the sun -- or in their own staterooms, at least.

Queen Mary 2 Debuts Staterooms for Solo Travelers and Expands Kennels

Tourism

Survey: Millennials Are More Interested in Solo Travel This Year

It's arguably easier to travel by yourself, and plan that travel, than in the past and that goes for U.S. travelers of all ages.

Survey: Millennials Are More Interested in Solo Travel This Year

Online Travel

What Social Media Means for Women Who Want to Travel the World Alone

Much has been written about the impact mobile devices and social media are having on the travel experience, but there are profound implications for female travelers, in particular, who can use the tools to feel safer when on the road alone.

What Social Media Means for Women Who Want to Travel the World Alone

Tourism

Opinion: Why solo travel is still safe, no matter what happened in Istanbul

Author Laura Bly is right: The unfortunate death of an American traveler in Istanbul isn't an indictment of solo travel, it's a reminder about what keeps us safe and how travel can change us.