The future of travel in five different modes
From virtual reality to pop-up rainforests and space travel, tourism will look vastly different by 2050
One in two people globally will take an international holiday in 2050, compared with one in seven now. That estimate, from futurology book 2050 — Tomorrow’s Tourism, would mean nearly 5-billion travellers on the move every year.
They may have to book ahead. Visitors may face limits to tourist numbers such as the currently rare example of Barcelona’s cap on visitor accommodation, introduced two years ago.