People travel because of different reasons, some of which are personal, while others are job oriented. Traveling alone is a growing trend and almost 60% of Americans say they would travel alone to another US city.
Many people travel solo out of choice whereas others do so because they were not able to find a travel companion. According to Google, search volume for the term “solo travel” more than quadrupled from 2014 to 2020.
Solo female travel is, particularly on the rise. A survey found that 50% of the women worldwide had been on a holiday on their own and that they travel alone more than men.
Since 2015, when the first solo female travel group on Facebook was created, many more online communities have appeared to connect women traveling solo and the number of tour companies offering women-only tours has skyrocketed.