January 7, 2019: A comprehensive look at travel and tourism around the globe, the study analyzes international travel trends and behavior of more than 15,000 global travelers from more than 27 countries and territories.
Key travel trends
The results of Visa’s GTI Survey reveal some interesting travel trends to keep in mind for 2018, including results on how payment and technology use has evolved abroad, how people vacation and the biggest stressors of travel.
Check out a few quick stats from the Global Travel Intentions Study and share with your friends on social media!
The image uses a watch illustration to complement the featured text: 72% of travelers spend time exchanging currency before they take off.
The image uses a smart phone illustration to complement the following text: Technology has become a traveling essential. 88% of travelers gained online access while abroad and almost half (44%) used ride-sharing apps to get around while there.
The image pairs a picture of a suitcase with the text: Globally people are planning more trips abroad. The Americas lead the pack in annual trips taken with an average of 3.2 trips in 2017.
The image pairs a picture of a coin-filled jar with the text: 87% of travelers return home with leftover cash but only 29% convert it back to local currency.
Source: The Global Travel Intentions Study was conducted in conjunction with research and business intelligence firm ORC International and collected data over the course of 15,523 interviews in 27 markets.