Travel Trends for 2017 Part One

Travel and Tourism Today

rhino-and-truck-740x492As 2016 comes to a close, organizations, professionals and scholars will offer their research, projections and sometimes plain guesses as to what 2017 will bring in travel and tourism. In the coming months I’ll share what I learn and gather. So let’s jump in!

Just this week AARP released boomer travel trends for 2017. In September they conducted a  15-minute online survey among males and females age 18-plus who have taken at least one leisure trip in the past two years.  AARP stated that the final data was weighted to the U.S. Census for analysis. Their results:

General Travel Insights

  • Travel in 2017 looks very similar to what was anticipated in 2016
  • Most Boomers (99%) will take at least one leisure trip in 2017, with an average of five or more trips expected throughout the year.
  • Most (51%) expect to only travel domestically, but a significant portion are hoping to…

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