DUBAI, UAE and BERLIN /PRNewswire/ -- Travel trends shift each year according to consumer behavior and solo travel is rising in popularity among 2023 travel trends. As a part of the post-pandemic transition, travelers are eager to return to normality, especially after the heavy social restrictions. While awareness has been raised about the importance of living to the fullest, solo travel presents independence and prioritizing personal empowerment through traveling. Leading travel marketplace Wingie.com releases an evaluation on the rise in popularity of solo travel, according to the First Quarter Data.
39.9% of Solo Travelers' Ages Ranged from 19 to 32 years
In the first quarter of the year, 75% of Wingie users opted for solo travel, and for the remainder of the year, it is expected to continue increasing. The gender distribution of users that booked for solo travel was 74% men and 26% women. Albeit the countries of the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Egypt, Jordan, Sudan, and Kuwait booked most solo flight tickets.
As determined by Wingie's data on flight ticket purchases, 39.9% of solo travelers were between 19-32 years old, reflecting changes in young adults' behaviors during the post-pandemic period. Subsequently, 37.6% of solo tickets were booked by users aged between 33-46, 16% between 47-60, 4.8% of 61 years old and older, and finally, only 1.6% of them aged between 12-18 years old.
About Wingie Enuygun Group
Wingie Enuygun Group is a popular travel marketplace in the MENA region focusing mainly on flights operating under wingie.com, sa.wingie.com, wingie.ae and enuygun.com domains. The company offers a range of products including flights, bus tickets, hotels, and rental cars. Wingie Enuygun Group has been one of the most innovative players in the MENA online travel space, with the aim of pioneering technological developments and leading the transformation of the travel industry with the approach of thinking digitally. Wingie.com is a leading flight booking platform with its inclusion in the development of virtual interlining for flights, offering a diverse range of airline tickets and other travel content to enhance the user experience by providing the best options.
Wingie.com is available in 6 languages, employs over 300 people, and has around 165 million visitors to its platforms annually.
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