Articles tagged “seniors”

Travel Specialist Develops a Buddy System for Seniors on Vacation

Travel Specialist Develops a Buddy System for Seniors on Vacation

Maria Lenhart, Skift

Senior travel is a lucrative and growing segment, but many seniors stay home because they don’t want to go solo. A travel advisor’s new matching site for seniors may be a modest solution.

1 year ago

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.

2 years ago

The Biggest Issues Faced by Elderly Travelers at American Airports

The Biggest Issues Faced by Elderly Travelers at American Airports

Rafat Ali, Skift

A lot of these solutions will go a long way in improving general usability of the airport for all passengers, and especially the increasingly important and large demographic of elderly travelers.

6 years ago

Vacations Are Healthy For Retirees, Reducing Risk of Heart Attack and Depression

Vacations Are Healthy For Retirees, Reducing Risk of Heart Attack and Depression

Chris Erskine, Los Angeles Times

If retirees want to get really healthy, then they can take a vacation AND do a crosswords puzzle. Lots of stress relief and lowering the risk of heart disease.

6 years ago

AARP plots senior discounts in Google Maps

AARP plots senior discounts in Google Maps

Discounts never get old regardless of your age, and now AARP members can search for deals on Google Maps. Road trip!

7 years ago