Articles tagged “saga”

Travel Industry Feeling Spry as More of the World Goes Gray

Travel Industry Feeling Spry as More of the World Goes Gray

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Instead of doing nothing when they retire, older people increasingly want to travel more. This is good news for the travel industry but it needs to work out better ways to target the baby boomer generation.

7 months ago

Collapse of Monarch Air Costs Baby Boomer Specialist Saga $2.7 Million

Collapse of Monarch Air Costs Baby Boomer Specialist Saga $2.7 Million

Joe Easton, Bloomberg

Saga’s woes seem to be a direct result of Monarch’s collapse rather than a Brexit wobble. Having reaped plenty of financial rewards over the years, it seems baby boomers are still looking to splash their cash on vacations.

1 year 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.

1 year ago

Travel IPO Market of 2014 Has Shifted Toward Europe and Asia

Travel IPO Market of 2014 Has Shifted Toward Europe and Asia

Dennis Schaal, Skift

To some extent, the shift in geographic focus of the travel IPO market from the U.S. in 2013 toward Europe and Asia Pacific so far in 2014 reflects where the burgeoning investment and market opportunities are opening up, although it is somewhat surprising that Latin America has yet to be heard from in a very meaningful way.

4 years ago