Study shows link between geography and personality There are even tour operators who have carved out special trips for people wanting to see the world on their own.
Single travel has doubled for Vermont-based Country Walkers over the past year, so they implemented a single-share program that allows some guests to avoid the single supplement fee entirely by pairing same-gender roommates for solo travelers.
And lobby happy hours, game rooms and other communal spaces offer easy ways to meet others as well." RELATED: Booking that 2016 trip?
Check out these travel destinations on the rise One of those hotels catering to singles is the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Resort & Spa in Puerto Rico, which invites those traveling alone to meet with other guests seaside at the Tiki Bar’s daily happy hour.
"Traveling is a great way to fall in love and a pivotal test of a relationship.
Deborah, a single in New York City, discovered the travel potential of dating services by accident: "I landed in Istanbul last year, and I logged into OKCupid, and this guy messages me, and asks if I want to get drinks," she said.
A travel study conducted by Expedia and Tinder found that travelers preferred to use dating apps on the road when they were traveling in a group, but solo travelers like Erica can get as much if not more out of using them.
And even though Tinder is synonymous in some circles with hookup culture, being clear about what you are and are not interested in can, for the most part, prevent problems.
"And we had drinks, and hung out, and it was a super cool date." Deborah has found that meeting up with locals takes her to different parts of town and to more authentic restaurants and neighborhoods. Getting started on most of these apps is as easy as connecting your Facebook account.
Once the matches come in it's just a matter of being up front about expectations.