2008 Trends in the Luxury Market

Even with overseas vacations getting more expensive for U.S. travelers, clientele—especially those in the luxury market—aren't holding back. Here are a few things your clients may be looking to book next year, according to a survey of 2008 travel aspirations from over 250,000 readers of Virtuoso's magazine, "Virtuoso Life."

Dream Destinations for 2008

  1. Italy
  2. New Zealand
  3. French Polynesia
  4. China
  5. Antarctica

Hottest Cultural Happenings in 2008

  1. Sydney Festival, Sydney, Australia (January 2008)
  2. Cunard's Queen Victoria Maiden World Cruise, New York (January 2008)
  3. Cannes Film Festival, Cannes, France (May 2008)
  4. Edinburgh Festival Fringle, Edinburgh, Scotland (August 2008)
  5. Quebec City's 400-Year Anniversary Festivities (July 2008)

Most Alluring Cruise Itineraries for 2008

  1. Mediterranean
  2. Australia/New Zealand
  3. Alaska
  4. European River
  5. Nile River

Trips of a Lifetime for 2008

  1. Chartering a private jet for a trip around the world
  2. Photographing wildlife on a South African safari
  3. Renting a private island
  4. Celebrating Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro
  5. Blasting off into suborbital space aboard a Virgin Galactic flight

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