Articles tagged “millennials”

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New Research: Navigating New Opportunities for Meetings and Events in 2020

New Research: Navigating New Opportunities for Meetings and Events in 2020

CWT Meetings and Events + Skift

Meeting and event planners need to constantly restrategize as the industry steps into a new age of rapid innovation and digitalization. Otherwise, they risk being left behind amid today’s challenging economic climate and increasingly competitive market.

3 weeks ago

The Bachelor and Bachelorette Party Tradition Is Growing Up

The Bachelor and Bachelorette Party Tradition Is Growing Up

Claire Ballentine, Bloomberg

Millennials are getting married later in their lives, which means the debauchery typically associated with bachelor and bachelorette parties is changing with the times. There's an opportunity for travel companies to respond to that demand.

2 months ago

What Makes Millennial and Gen Z Travelers From India and China So Different From Western Peers

What Makes Millennial and Gen Z Travelers From India and China So Different From Western Peers

Meghan Carty, Skift

With millennials pushing 40 years old and Gen Z entering the workforce, each of these generational cohorts will only grow in importance to the travel industry. The latest Skift Research report shows how they differ from each other as well as from their peers globally.

2 months ago

Comparing Millennial and Gen Z Traveler Trends 2019: New Skift Research

Comparing Millennial and Gen Z Traveler Trends 2019: New Skift Research

Meghan Carty, Skift Research

Millennials have already been in the travel industry’s spotlight for years, yet they still remain somewhat of a mystery. As they continue to gain spending power, their successor generation, Gen Z, is hot on their heels. Thinking about these generational cohorts as a global collective however, risks painting the picture with too broad a brush.

2 months ago

Travel Advisors See U.S. Domestic Tourism Evolving Amid Inbound Woes

Travel Advisors See U.S. Domestic Tourism Evolving Amid Inbound Woes

Maria Lenhart, Skift

Domestic leisure travel among Americans appears to be getting stronger, helping to offset declining growth in international visitors to the U.S. It's also growing in new directions, with glamping and cultural tours especially popular.

3 months ago

Meeting Planners Make Slow Progress Toward Sustainability

Meeting Planners Make Slow Progress Toward Sustainability

Isaac Carey, Skift

Reducing food waste and environmental impacts are proving to be difficult for meeting planners. The sector's antiquated way of doing business is holding up progress at a moment when widespread change is necessary.

4 months ago

Airlines Take Notice of Millennials With New Strategies

Airlines Take Notice of Millennials With New Strategies

Brian Sumers, Skift

Millennials don't always want to go on vacation to places their parents like to visit. Airlines are starting to take notice.

5 months ago

Wellness Perks Aren’t Just a Draw for Silicon Valley Jobs Anymore

Wellness Perks Aren’t Just a Draw for Silicon Valley Jobs Anymore

Leslie Barrie, Skift

Tech companies aren't the only ones that now offer employee wellness perks. More traditional industries are now getting in on the trend and are finding value in appealing to millennials' desire for work flexibility.

7 months ago

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.

7 months 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.

8 months ago

3 Ways Chinese Millennials Are Transforming the Flight Experience

3 Ways Chinese Millennials Are Transforming the Flight Experience

Jing Travel

As Chinese millennials and Gen Zers come of age, their shopping binges won't likely be as important, and they'll be willing to venture to off-the-beaten-track destinations more than their elders were. They'll have a lot of market power, and airlines and other sectors will have to adapt.

1 year ago

Luxury Brands Launch College Tours to Meet Maturing Gen Zers

Luxury Brands Launch College Tours to Meet Maturing Gen Zers

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Creating customized college packages is smart for several reasons: Parents are happy to pay for a less stressful experience and young affluent teens become comfortable with a brand during a critical and memorable moment, leading the way for future business.

1 year ago