Remote work and “The Great Resignation” are attracting a new type of traveler, one looking for accommodations that make travel/work from anywhere a turnkey experience. On the hotel front, Tom Ito, hospitality lead at the architecture firm Gensler anticipates guests prioritizing the following amenities: hotels with restaurants, in-room kitchens, parking, pools, and outdoor space.
Brian Chesky, Airbnb’s own CEO, is testing the workation theory out, living, working, and tweeting from Airbnbs across the U.S. for 2022. If your ambitions (and tax filing tolerance) extend to international shores, this report by the Gulf News gives you the skinny on where to go and which countries offer special remote-working visas. (Bermuda and Boracay look rather compelling.)
Pro Tip: Brazil has just launched a Digital Nomad Visa allowing foreign nationals employed outside Brazil to reside in and work remotely from Brazil without local employer sponsorship. All you need is a minimum monthly income of $1,500 or a bank balance of $18,000.