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Solo Travel Today [Infographic]

Here's an infographic that maps the growing trend toward solo travel—follow its route to explore some of the factors at play, discover the nationalities most likely to travel solo, and take in a plethora of interesting stats about how and why people travel solo

by Daniel Sendecki Posted on 21 July 2014

Last year was a record-breaking one for travel, clocking over 1b tourists—a greater-than-ever proportion of whom travelled solo. From Toronto to Tasmania, researchers have identified travellers who live alone but travel in a group as the fastest growing type of ‘solo’ traveller.?Here's an infographic that maps this trend—follow its route to explore some of the factors at play,?discover the nationalities most likely to travel solo, and take in a plethora of interesting stats about how and why people travel solo.

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At G Adventures, we're no stranger to solo travel's incredible growth. In fact, —and solo travellers now make up ~40 per cent of our travellers. Furthermore, ~65 per cent of these are women—a number that has grown nearly one-and-a-half times in the past five years! What all of this adds up to is that more and more travellers—especially women—are deciding to get out there and see the world on their own. It’s a growing, wonderful trend that’s allowing more and more people to see the world on their own terms.


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G Adventures runs a number of departures encompassing a wide range of departure dates and activities to cater to different tastes. We’re thrilled at the prospect of showing you this big blue planet of ours — check out our small group trips here.