Why do you travel? Is it to escape your everyday life? To meet new people? To experience something new? To find your purpose?
While there are as many possible reasons for travelling as there are travellers in the world, it is becoming more and more apparent that for most of today’s wanderlusts, travelling is a lot more than just relaxing on a beach or crossing the most popular sights off their bucket list.
In fact, according to a research done by Topdeck Travel, a staggering 86% of today’s Millennial travellers actually travel to authentically experience a new culture.
“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” (Eleanor Roosevelt)
According to the World Tourism Organization, there were a whopping 1.2 billion international tourist arrivals worldwide in 2016 alone. With such an epic number of travel enthusiasts, one has to wonder why so many of us feel such a strong craving to venture the world? Is it to go somewhere new and relax from our burdensome everyday lives? Is it to see the world’s most incredible sights, capture them on film and…
Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world. (Howard Zinn)
Let’s begin with two mind-blowing travel related facts:
With the worldwide stressfulness factor at an ultimate high — a study done by APA showed that 75% of adults experienced at least a moderate level of stress in the past month, inserting relaxing and playful experiences into our burdensome daily lives has become a long-desired yearning of many.
Wouldn’t it be amazing to start every day thrilled to tackle all the tasks and challenges that lie ahead, even if they might feel dull and tiresome at first glance? To live in a world where everything you experience feels fun, exciting and rewarding? Well, this fun adventure land might be closer to becoming a reality than one might think, all thanks to the rise of the implementation of game mechanics into non-game contexts, or to put it simply — the rise of gamification.
Whether we are doing our daily chores or learning a new skill, we often struggle to…
Imagine there is a bank account that credits your account each morning with $86,400. It carries over no balance from day to day. Every evening the bank deletes whatever part of the balance you failed to use during the day. What would you do? Draw out every cent, of course?
Each of us has such a bank. It’s name is time. (Marc Levy)
Each day consists of 86 400 seconds, containing infinite possibilities and endless choices on what to do, where to go and who to spend them with. …
Who doesn’t love to discover amazing new places that perfectly match one’s interests and needs, enjoying a whole new world of exciting adventures? Whether we are in our hometown or somewhere abroad, fulfilling experiences are always within our reach, if one only knows where to look for them; and soon enough, you won’t have to look any further than at your phone, where the Futourist app will take you on an exhilarating journey, providing you with recommendations for ideal places that match your current desires and characteristics in a matter of seconds.
The feature that will make all of this…
We travel to experience the world, to fully immerse ourselves into its diversity, full of endless possibilities, as tremendously versatile as are all of today’s world travellers — from extreme adventurers to passionate foodies, each traveller embarks on their journey to fulfil their own dreams, shaped by a unique combination of their deepest desires, wants and needs. …
We all want to live in a world where all our needs are met, all our wishes are fulfilled and all our desires are catered to.
A world where the only content we see is the one that we are actually interested to consume.
A world where every place we visit serves drinks and food according to our preferences.
A world where our every experience is a fulfilment of our deepest yearnings.
Each day, 95 million photos and videos are shared on Instagram and staggering 300 million photos get uploaded on Facebook. With such expeditious growth of shared online content, gaining more and more influential power on how people make decisions and experience their daily lives, a reevaluation of content and its creators actual worth is in place.
Let’s start with a simple question:
Have you ever shared a photo or a video of your ordered drink or food on social media?
Marketing associate at Futourist