Travel has never been “authentic”

Vox | Oct 21, 2019 at 12:00 PM
  • There’s a place in Iceland where you can see the northern lights any time of year, regardless of the weather.
  • In the 20th century, traditional travel agents and tour operators offered pre-packaged trips that encouraged a sense of loyalty to particular places or hospitality brands.
  • The rise of isolationist nationalism might slow it and climate change, accelerated by every plane flight, will change its targets, but as a global growth industry tourism doesn’t seem likely to stop.