A dramatically high oil price has made travel punitively expensive. Cost is the primary concern for holidaymakers as everyone asks: how far can I get for my money?
Although a small, elite market continues to fly regularly, the vast majority of people simply cannot afford the experience. There have been mass redundancies across the travel industry and the affordability of overland routes has led to radical restructuring.
'Price and Privilege' is one of four scenarios for the future UK outbound tourism industry, developed by Forum for the Future for the Tourism 2023 project. For further information, go to: forumforthefuture.org/projects/tourism-2023
Animation by Jane Xu, Goldsmiths. Copyright Forum for the Future