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Boston Globe Travel Show Recap: Luggage and Suitcase Trends

Posted by Laura Pinter on Thu, Mar 01, 2012 @ 10:03 AM

Boston Globe Travel ShowThe team had an opportunity to showcase this year's latest luggage and suitcase trends at the 2012 Boston Globe Travel Show, the largest consumer-attended travel show in the United States.

On February 10, 11 and 12, industry experts showcased over 24,000 attendees the newest trends in global tourism, adventure travel, leisure vacations, international cuisine and entertainment, and travel goods and luggage.

What Do Consumers Want in Luggage?

We asked those who attended the travel show what they’re looking for in luggage this year, and the majority of travelers responded with these requirements:

  • Quality and durability
  • Lightweight
  • Maneuverability
  • Warranty

We displayed a number of this year’s stylish, name-brand luggage collections at the Boston Globe Travel Show that meet consumers’ needs. You can find our picks on SlideShare, or view the presentation below.


Our top picks include the following collections:

Buy Smart

When purchasing new luggage, take some time to address what you want and need for the type of travel you do. Once you’re able to pinpoint a few requirements, you’ll narrow down the options, leaving only the suitcases that suit you most.

What do you look for when purchasing luggage?

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