These Are The Biggest Travel Trends Of 2017

According to Pinterest...


by Danielle Fowler |
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We've finally reached that time of year again. The sun is making a reappearance and as we dig out out Ray Bans and Birks, we cannot help but daydream about booking our summer holiday.

Still undecided? No need to panic, as Pinterest has tracked the most popular destinations of the year so far.

So make sure to check out the most pinned Insta-spots before you scroll Skyscanner...

Wellness Retreats

Increasingly, we are looking to achieve utter relaxation from our holidays. And the best way to do so, is to pursue activities renowned for their health benefits. These are the biggest trends noted by Pinterest so far this year:

Yoga Retreats

According to Pinterest, there has been a 77 percent increase in search around yoga retreats this year. The most popular location? Bali. While other jetsetters are hosting their own yoga lessons with friends at home.

Destination Fitness

Admittedly, not one for everyone. But some travellers like to spend their holiday enjoying everything from marathon running to boot camp sessions. And search for fitness-based holidays has experienced a large spike in search, with an increase of over 618 percent.

Meditative Spots

For those who wish to recharge their batteries, meditation retreats are the perfect getaway. According to Pinterest, search has increased by more than 88 percent.

Thermal Baths

Reported to reduce stress and increase circulation, thermal baths have proven popular with travellers. So it comes as no surprise that Pinterest users are searching for thermal bath destinations. In fact, search has increased by over 203 percent.

Pin via Buzzfeed

Fashion Destinations

Yep, we're increasingly looking to shop abroad. So take inspiration from the most Insta-worthy destinations, everyone is reportedly searching for this season...

French Pharmacies

There's no denying the influence French beauty has had on the nation. And now, it seems travellers are going so far as to planning their holidays to tie in with a little shopping trip. In fact, search for French pharmacies has increased by 98 percent.

Korean Skincare

Korean skincare has taken social media by storm over the past year or so and now, Pinterest users are seeking further inspiration. Search around Korean beauty has increased by more than 125 percent.


There is no denying the impact Scandi-mania has had on the globe. And the biggest source of inspiration our northern neighbour's supply? Fashion. Search for Scandinavia is up by 44 percent.

Pins via 'We Heart', 'Ganni' and 'Jessica Doll' ©Pinterest

For The Foodies

If you didn't Instagram your brunch, did you really get up at 7am to queue for the most talked about breakfast spot in the area? Increasingly, travellers are jetting off to locations renowned for their cusines and these are the most pinned locations...

Coffee Shops

According to Pinterest, users are planning to stop off at third wave coffee shops across the globe this summer. Search for artisanal coffee spots have increased by 283 percent.

Pins via 'Monocle' and 'We Heart'

Cuban Food

Cuban cuisine has experienced a rise in saves according to Pinterest. The site revealed that search has increased by 83 percent as a consequence of a rise in tourism in Cuba.

Aperol Spritz

Yep, the Aperol Spritz was the drink of summer 2016. And it seems as though the trend isn't going anywhere anytime soon. Pinterest has reported an increase of 83 percent in search for the fizzy bevvy.

Pins via 'Waiting For Martha' and '*

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