By Maria Pedone
January 07, 2014

It’s a new year and T+L is already scoping out the most popular travel trends of 2014. From the hottest destinations to the latest in tech travel and hotel perks, we've got you covered. Join us for a one-hour Twitter chat this Wednesday, January 8th from 2-3pm EDT for an inside look at what's new in travel this year.

The Host:

Amy Farley, News Editor, @TLTripDoctor

The Panelists:

Transportation Security Administration, @TSA

Pinterest, @Pinterest

Airbnb, @Airbnb

Lauren De Niro Pipher, @LDPgalactic, on behalf of Virgin Galactic, @virgingalactic

Google Travel, @GoogleTravel

EatWith, @EatWith

Birchbox, @birchbox

Tiffany Dowd, luxury travel blogger, @luxetiffany

Joe Brancatelli, business travel expert, @joesentme

Jason Clampet, co-founder & head of content at Skift, @jasonclampet

How does it work?

1. Log in to Twitter before the chat starts at 2pm ET and be sure to follow @TravlandLeisure.

2. Head over to to follow the chat in real time. You can log-in using your Twitter account.

3. Remember to always add the hashtag #TL_Chat to your tweets—however, if you're in the twubs chatroom it will be added automatically (note for character spacing purposes).

4. We'll pulse out some questions for our expert panel to answer, but feel free to post your own responses. Or ask questions of your own.

All tweets are subject to our social media terms and conditions and may be used in any and all media including editorial. See full social media terms and conditions.

Maria Pedone is on the digital team at Travel + Leisure. Follow her on Twitter at @mariapedestrian.

Photo credit: Christopher Wise