Tag Archive: youth travel

How to Make LGBT Travel Matter to Millennials

What can destinations and businesses that are looking to attract the LGBT market learn from wider Millennial travel trends? Last week’s IGLTA Convention in Cape Town brought together delegates from several continents and… Continue reading

Becoming ‘Millennial-proof’ really means becoming ‘future-ready’

Earlier this month Toposophy hosted a seminar at World Travel Market London which asked panelists from the tourism and marketing industries to name their ‘Six New Trends That Will Change the World’. The… Continue reading

Millennials just want to be happy. So what is the ‘industry of happiness’ doing about it?

Research on Millennials consistently points to their desire to attain happiness ahead of the other priorities in life. This opens up a golden opportunity for the travel and tourism industry. There are lots… Continue reading

Getting ahead – why attracting students is a smart strategy for tourism growth

[The following article was written by me and originally published from The Rise of the Young Asian Traveller, released earlier this year. See link below to obtain the full report] Once considered the… Continue reading

Shaping the present for the future in Macao

This week the third Global Tourism & Economy Forum (GTEF) takes place in Macao, pulling in tourism ministers and influential decision makers from around the world to discuss where the travel industry is… Continue reading

How to turn Chinese dreams into bookings

It’s official: Australia has been voted the Nº1 dream destination by young Chinese travellers. Young Koreans, Japanese, Malaysians and Vietnamese have also placed the country in the top 3 of their travel bucket… Continue reading

Australia y España firman un acuerdo recíproco de visado de Trabajo y Vacaciones

Próximamente los jóvenes españoles podrán unirse a los más de 130.000 viajeros de 29 países que aprovechan de este visado para ganar experiencia laboral, aprender inglés y conocer todo un continente de paisajes… Continue reading

Tourism Australia boss: ‘Being China-ready is critical for Australian tourism’

In a recent interview with The Byte, Australia and New Zealand’s news network for professionals working in the youth and backpacker market, John O’Sullivan Tourism Australia’s newly-appointed Managing Director has explained the importance… Continue reading

OUT NOW – The Rise of the Young Asian Traveller

It’s one of the most exciting projects I have managed this year, and the result of contributions from leading tourism industry thought leaders in Asia and nearly three thousand young consumers across thirteen… Continue reading

Is the ‘millennial’ dead?

Today Voxburner, the UK-based agency that reports on young consumer travel trends sets out its case for abandoning the term ‘millennials’ to refer to the 16-24 demographic. You can read the full article… Continue reading