If you’re anything like us, chances are one of your top New Year’s resolutions is to travel more. Here at The Daily Meal, we understand the joys and life-changing experiences that travel can bring you, in an effort to help you realize those dreams, we’ve written about this year’s must-visit destinations and the places that will give you the most bang for your buck in 2018. There’s more to travel, of course, than just the destinations, and among the top trends in travel, you’ll find the types of experiences that your fellow globetrotters will be gracing your Instagram feed with or the kinds of gadgets they’ll be buying.
We rounded up the very top trends you should keep an eye out for this year by seeking out the wisdom of known travel experts. These experts — which include our friends Australian television host and food journalist Reuben Mourad and travel writers Ron Stern and Vicki Arkoff — shared their vision for 2018, which includes not only destinations but specifically geared experiences, itineraries, and travel gear. If you’re looking to have a great year in travel, look no further, as these experts know exactly what this year’s top travel trends are going to be.