Future Of

Delaware North’s vision is to delight guests by creating the world’s best experiences today while reimaging tomorrow. Over the last decade, we launched our “Future of” initiative, inviting experts to explore important trends, both to inform our own thinking and to share with clients, partners and others who might find such insight valuable. We’ve explored medicine, sports and parks. Our most recent report is focused on recreation, travel and hospitality. Given the global disruption of the last two years by the COVID-19 pandemic, we thought this was a particularly timely moment for a broad exploration of what the future may hold for the industry.

Please contact us at FutureOf@DelawareNorth.com with any questions.

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Recreation, Travel & Hospitality 1.0 (2022)

The COVID-19 pandemic unleashed technological and cultural forces rapidly changing how, when and where people work, vacation and enjoy leisure time. The report looks at how these changes will continue to shape the recreation, travel and hospitality industries.


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PARKS 1.0 (2020)

Nature has long been a refuge from the bustle of urban life, but how we interact with our national parks and other natural settings is evolving rapidly – presenting both challenges and opportunities.


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MEDICINE 1.0 (2018)

The Future of Medicine is incredibly bright for every stakeholder despite some unsettling projections.


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SPORTS 2.0 (2016)

Challenging, thought-provoking, inspiring and even unsettling. Sparking conversation at every level of the sports world, and beyond.


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SPORTS 1.0 (2015)

A Gaze into the Future of Sports: New technology and social dynamics are constantly changing sports, and more changes are on the way.