Are holidays becoming a time to show off rather than switch off?

Published: The Irish Times
Author: Leonie Corcoran
Expert Opinion: Dr. Malie Coyne

“Are you more interested in showing off or switching off on holidays? In a recent travel trends survey, almost half of the respondents (47 per cent) said social media is driving up the need to experience “more” on holidays, with almost a third (30 per cent) booking trips based on whether they think the destination or activity will impress on social media. The survey, carried out by online travel company Travelzoo, also found that travellers are conflicted about whether to show off or switch off while on holidays, with many desiring to be disconnected from the digital world.”

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