Articles tagged “baby boomers”

Adventure Travel Specialists Take Customers Beyond the Beach

Adventure Travel Specialists Take Customers Beyond the Beach

Paul Biasco, Skift

Adventure travel is a booming niche that many agencies would be wise to take on. Given the trends for retirees to live longer and healthier lives and for millennials to search for unique experiences, this segment of the travel market is just getting started.

1 month ago

Advisors Tap Into the Changing Consumer Behavior of Boomer Travelers

Advisors Tap Into the Changing Consumer Behavior of Boomer Travelers

Maria Lenhart, Skift

Despite all the marketing interest in reaching millennials, it may be the baby boomer generation that is the most likely business source for travel advisors. It’s a high-spending demographic that values interaction with those they can trust.

2 months ago

Travel Sabbaticals Are Catching on for a Privileged Few

Travel Sabbaticals Are Catching on for a Privileged Few

Ben Steverman, Bloomberg

A traveling sabbatical sounds like an amazing opportunity, but let's be real: Most people can't afford the cost or the time away from work. The rest of America will have to keep taking those affordable weekend road trips.

9 months ago

Cruise-Loving Over 50s Are Seemingly Immune to the Brexit Effect

Cruise-Loving Over 50s Are Seemingly Immune to the Brexit Effect

Joe Easton, Bloomberg

The people who were more likely to have voted in favor of Brexit are the ones who are least likely to suffer if it all goes wrong. Another victory for the baby boomer generation.

2 years ago