Leisure marketing: 20 opinion leaders predict what’s coming.

What the top leisure marketing experts are predicting this year for restaurants, retail, travel, food, fashion, fitness and more.

It’s that time of year again when everyone on the internet is making predictions about what’s going to happen in 2011.

Rather than add to the clutter, I thought you might find useful my top 20 favorite lists of trends and predictions from some of the most trusted names in leisure marketing:

  1. Beauty trends from Elle magazine
  2. Bike and gear trends from Bicycling magazine
  3. Consumer trends from Trendwatching.com
  4. Consumer electronics trends from CES 2011
  5. Digital advertising predictions from Mashable
  6. Fashion trends from fashionizing.com
  7. Fitness trends from Outside Magazine
  8. Food trends from Supermarket Guru
  9. Global consumer trends from JWT Intelligence
  10. Hispanic marketing trends from Think Multicultural
  11. Hotel trends from Smart Meetings
  12. Luxury travel trends from Luxury Travel magazine
  13. Mobile marketing predictions from the Mobile Marketing Association
  14. PR trends predictions from PRSA
  15. Restaurant trends from Nation’s Restaurant News
  16. Retail trends from Retail It
  17. Search engine marketing predictions from Search Engine Land
  18. Social media predictions from Social Media Examiner
  19. Technology predictions from VentureBeat
  20. Travel trends forecast from TripAdvisor

That’s what some of my favorite news and opinion sources are predicting for this year. How about you? What kinds of trends are you seeing develop? Tell us about it.


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