Top 10 Most Questionable Travel Trends of the Last 40 Years

From robot concierges to toilet phones, these are worst travel trends ever…


Here at Robb Report, we love to travel. We live for around-the-world jets and island villas, infinity-edge pools and private beaches. But with the good also comes the bad—and the ugly. And since launching our magazine in 1976, we have seen more than a few cringe-worthy travel trends come and go. For every over-the-top presidential suite and five-star opening that we raved about, there’s been a flop that we’ve tossed straight into the waste bin. Here, we take a look back at the 10 most questionable luxury travel trends that still make us wince today.