Travel Weekly's Preview 2017

The coming year might well represent the cloudiest crystal ball Travel Weekly has tried to penetrate in the many years we've published our annual Preview Issue.

As you read through our reporters' and editors' takes on what 2017 holds for the travel business as well as the expectations of industry CEOs interviewed by editor in chief Arnie Weissmann, the picture that emerges seems at best murky, at worst a kaleidoscope of chaos. Read more

Executive View

Industry Sectors

Airlines

Product diversification, the pilot shortage and the opening of Cuba will be hot topics.... READ MORE

Cruise

Success in 2017 will rely heavily on strong performances in two overseas regions.... READ MORE

Hotels

A seven-year string of record-setting demand could come to a halt for U.S. hoteliers in 2017.... READ MORE

Luxury

The new year promises a flurry of new hotels and vacation packages in a number of far-flung locations.... READ MORE

Policy

When it comes to tourism-related legislation and regulations, all discussion begins and ends with... READ MORE

Retail

Advance sales have been solid, but agents are approaching the new year with guarded optimism.... READ MORE

River cruise

More family-friendly and active itineraries and new, sleeker ships are on the horizon.... READ MORE

Tours

Cuba, Iceland, Croatia top the list of emerging destinations.... READ MORE

Reality Check