TripAdvisor Reveals Top Travel Trends for 2016 According to Annual TripBarometer Study

NEEDHAM, Mass., Dec. 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TripAdvisor® today announced the results of the TripBarometer1 study, the world’s largest accommodation and traveler survey, highlighting key travel trends for 2016. Conducted on behalf of TripAdvisor by independent research firm Ipsos, the TripBarometer study is the analysis of more than 44,000 survey responses from travelers and the hotel sector worldwide. The TripBarometer “2016 Travel Trends” report presents a snapshot of the travel landscape for 2016, revealing domestic and global travel trends.“This year’s TripBarometer shows that U.S. travelers continue to recognize the importance of treating themselves to travel,” said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer, TripAdvisor. “With one third of survey respondents planning to spend more this year, we expect to see even more travelers checking both domestic and international destinations off of their wish lists.”U.S. Travel Trends of 2016