What Consumers Want in
Top Suitcase Trends Heard at the Boston
Globe Travel Show
The largest consumer-attended travel
show in the country!
This year’s event was Feb. 10-12.
Industry experts showcase:
Adventure travel trends
Global tourism opportunities
Travel goods and luggage (our
What is the Boston Globe Travel
With over 1,920 square feet of space, and over 10 different vendors
of luggage, we were able to show many different styles of suitcases
and travel goods in our booth.
The 24,000 attendees who attended this year’s show provided us
with amazing, informational consumer feedback.
What’s It Like?
Quality—Luggage that’s durable, and will ultimately last.
Lightweight—Bags that won’t weigh you down, and will
help you adhere to most airlines’ 50-pound limit.
Maneuverability—Luggage that moves easily with spinners
or wheels, and other features like comfortable handles.
Warranty—A deciding factor between various brands,
bumper-to-bumper warranties attracted the most attention.
So, What Do Consumers Want in
Luggage This Year?
Continue on for our top NEW luggage picks that suit all of these needs!
Hartmann PC4 Polycarbonate Collection
Belting trim & handle for a sleek design
Double caster wheels for easy transport
Interior pockets maximize packing space
Corner caps on top for durability
Measures 21” wheels to handle
Four layers of protective polycarbonate
Incredibly lightweight, weighing 6.3 lbs
10-year bumper-to-bumper warranty
Hartmann PC4 International Carry-on Spinner
4-wheel Spinner system for 360-degree
Smooth roll with telescoping handle
Comfortable, ergonomic uprod
Strong, grooved handle tubes for
Comfortable, neoprene carry handles
are low-profile and unobtrusive
Expands 1.5-in. for maximum packing
TravelPro Maxlite2 Spinner
TravelPro MaxLite2 Expandable 20” Rollaboard
Four dual Spinner wheels
Fully-featured interior includes
WetPak™ and mesh pockets.
Ceiling-to-floor compression straps
Removable, hanging toiletry kit
included with 26” and 30.5”
Comfortable, padded top, side handles
Expandable features to maximize
Samosnite HYPERSpace 26” Expandable Spinner
Comfort grip, dual-trolley aluminum
8-wheel construction adds stability
Zippered mesh divider wall stretches
for easy packing
Integrated, TSA-approved Travel
Swiss Tracker™ Bag Tracking
Access™ Lock Combination
Victorinox Spectra 29” 8-wheel Travel Case
4 wheels for easy rolling
Bright, fun colors: hot pink,
eggplant, graphite, and white
TSA-approved combination lock
Large, spacious main compartment
Durable polycarbonate + ABS
shell, and eye-catching glossy
Fixed combination zip lock
Grab handle and foot studs on
Antler Camden Collection
Antler Camden Town 28” Large Upright
Can be used in any travel bag to
simplify packing and maximize
Pack-It™ Cubes have 101 uses,
holding t-shirts, jeans, underwear,
socks—anything you can roll.
Pack-It™ Folders designed for
shirts, slacks, sweaters, blouses,
and more make for organized,
Eagle Creek Packing
Eagle Creek PackIt Folder & PackIt
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