iStockphoto

Vacation Concepts

13 of 18

A weekend spent fishing or at the golf course with your best guy friends is no longer a getaway. It’s a mancation. Or so hotels have been trying to persuade us. They’ll throw together a package full of stereotypically testosterone-filled activities or toss in a single perk, say, a box of cigars. And while babymoon used to refer to the time when new parents bonded with their newborn, the travel industry has recently co-opted the term to sell trip packages to expecting parents as a last hurrah before baby is born—and requires them to make do with a staycation.

Lyndsey Matthews

Most Overhyped Hotel Trends

Vacation Concepts

A weekend spent fishing or at the golf course with your best guy friends is no longer a getaway. It’s a mancation. Or so hotels have been trying to persuade us. They’ll throw together a package full of stereotypically testosterone-filled activities or toss in a single perk, say, a box of cigars. And while babymoon used to refer to the time when new parents bonded with their newborn, the travel industry has recently co-opted the term to sell trip packages to expecting parents as a last hurrah before baby is born—and requires them to make do with a staycation.

Lyndsey Matthews

iStockphoto

Most Overhyped Hotel Trends

Explore More