We call this our Preview issue, but it's not like a movie trailer kind of preview that enables you to see actual snippets of something you can experience in the future. No, this stuff is the work of journalists following trend lines to their logical conclusions, telling our readers what we are seeing and establishing a case for where it will all lead.

Travel Weekly's Preview 2020

Preview 2020: Editor's note
Preview 2020: Editor's note
Our editors have no crystal balls, yet they see some parts of the future very clearly through the lens of the past.
Intro to the Executive View
Travel Weekly editor in chief Arnie Weissmann interviewed four industry leaders to get their first-person take on industry trends and what the year ahead will bring.
Executive view: Manfredi Lefebvre
Executive view: Manfredi Lefebvre
"Luxury is particularly strong going into 2020, because the capital markets, the stock markets, support it."
Executive view: Arash Azarbarzin
Executive view: Arash Azarbarzin
"The new-brand opportunity is in the limited-service world, in the tertiary markets or even the airport or drive markets."
Executive view: Jack Ezon
Executive view: Jack Ezon
"Is the travel purchase justified as being meaningful in their life? That's how people are spending their money."
Executive view: Simon Ferguson
Executive view: Simon Ferguson
"Over 50% of millennials cite travel agents and travel advisors as their key booking channel."
Preview 2020: Aviation
Preview 2020: Aviation
The return to service of the Boeing 737 Max, consolidation of European carriers and concerns about aircraft emissions are likely to be among the major issues.
Preview 2020: Cruise
Preview 2020: Cruise
Perhaps no development demonstrates the vitality of today's cruise industry more than the growth of expedition cruising. No fewer than nine expedition ships are expected to arrive.
Preview 2020: Destinations
Preview 2020: Destinations
For other destinations, 2020 will likely be less about promoting off-the-beaten-path experiences and more about getting their visitor numbers back on track.
Preview 2020: Hospitality
Preview 2020: Hospitality
Despite ending the year with a spate of bad press, Airbnb is still red-hot.
Preview 2020: Policy
Preview 2020: Policy
When it comes to Cuba travel policy over the past five years, it's safe to assume that anything is possible. 2020 is no exception.
Preview 2020: Retail
The IC community, and the hosts and agencies that support it, face some big challenges in the year ahead and beyond.
Preview 2020: River cruise
Preview 2020: River cruise
Next year promises to be another year of growth for the river cruise industry, with more new ships, new destinations and new activities.
Preview 2020: Luxury
Preview 2020: Luxury
Luxury travelers in 2020 will continue their quest to find increasingly remote and unspoiled destinations.
Preview 2020: Tour
Preview 2020: Tour
Whether on land, river or ocean, said Jeremy Palmer, senior vice president of Tauck Land Journeys, the trend to smaller groups is "our single fastest-growing product across our entire portfolio."
Richard Turen: The brave new world of 2020
Richard Turen: The brave new world of 2020
This is not some dystopian travel future. This is now. This is happening. This is 2020.
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