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F1S sees shift towards villa rentals & luxury stays

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  •   03-11-2024  5:02 am
  •   Pax Global Media

F1S sees shift towards villa rentals & luxury stays
A luxury villa in Croatia. (File photo)
Pax Global Media

Canadian clients of First in Service LTD (F1S) are making a noteworthy shift towards villa rentals and luxury stays in response to post-COVID dynamics, according to insights gathered from F1S’ team of experienced travel advisors across Canada. 

The insights centre on key and evolving trends shaping the 2024 landscape for luxury stays, villa rentals, and unique lodging options.

“Luxury and personalized experiences continue to dominate the preferences of our travelers, with a notable shift towards unique, boutique properties and private rentals,” said Fernando Gonzalez, CEO of First in Service. “First in Service advisors are committed to staying at the forefront of industry trends and offering personalized services that elevate the travel experience for all clientele.”

Rise in boutique hotels

Luxury and personalized experiences continue to dominate the preferences of travellers, with a notable shift towards unique, boutique properties and premium upgrades, the agency says. 

There's a noticeable trend towards upgrading to suites and junior suites.  

Villas continue to emerge as a popular choice for luxury and group travel, offering a sense of exclusivity and personalized service, as noted by F1S travel advisors Jay Rabinovich and Erica Tu

Multigenerational families and groups of friends are opting for these accommodations, seeking spacious and communal living spaces for their travels.

Other trends

F1S travel advisor insights also pinpointed emerging trends such as clients' preference for offerings from preferred partners of First in Service thanks to the exclusive amenities and benefits they can enjoy, the agency says. 

Proactive planning has become essential to secure favourable rates for European trips amidst rising costs. 

Additionally, there is a growing demand for pet-friendly accommodations and those with kitchen facilities, agents say. 

"The insights gleaned from our survey underscore the changing landscape of accommodations and lodging preferences among travelers,” stated Gonzalez. “As the travel industry continues to adapt to new norms, we remain committed to providing our clients with tailored experiences that meet their evolving needs and preferences."


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