Tour operators tend to be good forecasters so I like to see what they are saying. Recently the USTOA (the trade group) published a survey of their members.
We love to think that we sell travel experiences - not just trips. For the most part we do - when we talk to our customers, it's the experience they are looking for. But does buying "travel experiences" really make sense in the grand scheme of things?
What's your wish list destination? What's on your bucket list? I recently came across this article from Conde Naste Traveler called "The 25 Most Wish -Listed Destinations of 2017". It's worth a visit to their website just for the pictures alone. This is basically a list of where Conde Naste readers most desire to go. It's another indication of what's becoming popular.
Today we leave Galway and visit two breweries and a bar on our way to Trim. This is our last full day of the Joe Sixpack Irish Beer & Whiskey tour. You can start at our first day here.
We set our sites on the Cliffs of Moher today. We check out of the Killkenney PLaza this morning. Actually we simply leave our bags outside our rooms, have breakfast and then leave. CIE takes care of check out and luggage for us automatically - nice. Catch up with day 1 of our trip here.