A new study looking at American travel habits reveals that while consumers have been quick to embrace some emerging trends, they’ve been wary of accepting others. According to new research from global market research group Mintel, over the last year 12% of Americans booked accommodations on a home-share website like Airbnb and HomeAway. That rises to 19% among Millennial travellers, which Mintel defines as a group aged 23-40. While consumers have been quick to embrace the convenience of self check-in kiosks, authors noted a reluctance and scepticism for technologies like virtual reality and artificial intelligence when it comes to travel planning. One in four travellers said they have no interest in using VR, for instance, while 10% admitted they have no idea what VR is. Furthermore, nearly half (49% ) of consumers said they have no interest in using a travel chatbot. Get the full story at Star2.com