This has led Jack Ezon, the president of ultraluxury Ovation Vacations to conclude that the word of the year in 2017 will be "simplicity." That would be a positive development for travel advisers, who can simplify life for clients by becoming "information navigators and matchmakers" to destress vacation planning. But don't confuse simplicity with "basic." Clients may want vacations to be easy and simple, but that ease may come in the form of an airport greeter, a luggage-shipment company handling suitcases or a VIP lounge to take the stress out of time spent in airports. Whatever the components of a trip are, he writes, the experience should be "seamless" from early planning stages to arrival back home. Get the full story at Travel Weekly