Ten Years from Now

When it comes to predicting future trends, the travel industry works harder than most. Ask any Asian-travel player what's going to be hot in the future, and he already knows—or thinks he does. Why? Because hotels and airports take a long time to build. And if the new rooms and seats are to be filled, someone had better know who might be checking in once construction is completed (assuming war, terrorism, a bumpy economy or a fuel shortage doesn't mess it all up first). The pundits are already predicting new kinds of travelers, hot new destinations and fresh attitudes to leisure...

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