From the desire for extreme isolation to a renewed focus on wellness, here are some of the emerging trends in the world of luxury travel as it adjusts to the new normal.

According to CV Villas and Boo Ibiza, more people are choosing villas over hotels for increased privacy, seclusion and freedom, with a greater number of tour operators and resorts catering to this. Furthermore, hygiene standards have been improved across the industry. Small ship cruising is seeing an increase, with river cruises and yachts in the luxury travel world again catering to the desire for downsizing — Scenic Eclipse has just launched the world’s first discovery yacht, Scenic Eclipse, while the more remote and wild polar regions are popular among UK guests, too.

Read the full article on the National Geographic website