\" \" More women than ever are traveling solo, like this one, who's taking a selfie on the Rialto Bridge in Venice, Italy. And that's not a bad thing: Research shows that solo travel has skyrocketed — between 2013 and 2015, those traveling alone jumped from 15 to 24 percent. And one in four respondents to a global travel survey said they expect to travel solo in 2018. Jean Fawcett, media relations manager for Abercrombie & Kent says they have seen a slight increase in solo travelers, and about 70 percent of those are female. Loading tweet...AdvertisementAdvertisementTraveling for AdventureBut women aren't only traveling solo for personal growth.