2017 promises to be an very interesting year.
The US election has many wondering exactly what’s in store as a new, very unorthodox president takes control. Will his pro-business and anti-government views mean more competition in the North American travel markets? Insiders are watching to see what will happen now that Norwegian Air has been given the green light to establish bases on American soil. What that means for the travel consumer remains to be seen. Lower prices are always welcome, of course, but with those lower prices comes the nickel and diming of passengers for things like seat selection, overhead luggage storage, and more comfortable seating. Other things to watch for are outlined in this excellent piece by Pauline Frommer: The Trends That Will Shape 2017 from Frommer’s shows us some trends to be watching in 2017.