Millennial Mindset

Baby Boomers More Careful About Cyber Security

June 4th, 2016

Internet security company Webroot is announcing some interesting findings from its recent survey of 200 millennial and 200 baby boomer travelers about cyber security when traveling. As uncovered by the poll, 59 percent of millennials share their travel plans across social media – 71 percent of baby boomers never share that information online. Nearly all […]

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Millennials Diss U.S. As Best Country In The World

May 23rd, 2016

U.S. News and World Report recently polled millennials ages 18-35 about what they think is the best country in the world – and the results may surprise you. Factors considered include quality of living, dating scene, and careers. Here are the top five countries in the four categories. Overall Canada Germany United Kingdom Japan United […]

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Hilton Announces New Brand to Target Millennials

February 4th, 2016

Courtesy: Tru by Hilton

A new hotel brand is hoping to get the attention of younger travelers. Tru by Hilton will debut by the end of the year, offering rates in the $90-$100 range. Even though it will target all age groups, Tru is intended to appeal to millennials. Its properties will be either a brand new hotel or […]

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Survey: Millennials Driving a Surge in Rental Car Satisfaction

December 3rd, 2015

This year’s J.D. Power North America Rental Car Satisfaction Study finds that rental car satisfaction industry-wide is up to its highest score of 798 since 2006. The study, based on a 1,000-point scale, ranks overall satisfaction with rental cars at airport locations by examining cost and fees, pick-up process, return process, rental car, shuttle bus/van, […]

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Survey: 45% of Millennials Want to Travel More for Business

November 15th, 2015

The latest study from the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) and American Express Travel is producing some revelations about millennials. Nearly half – 45 percent – of millennials surveyed want to travel more for business, while 57 percent believe face-to-face meetings can’t be replaced by technology. The age group, however, doesn’t completely disregard technology while […]

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Choice Hotels Finds Surprising Habits of Millennial Travelers

October 26th, 2015

Millennials are an interesting bunch, and the travel industry is watching their every move. Choice Hotels and The Center for Generational Kinetics — an organization that works to fix generational challenges with millennials, Generation Y, Generation X, and baby boomers — polled 1,000 participants to find these habits and trends of millennials: 12 percent have […]

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Survey Finds Millennial Travel Trends of 2015

July 9th, 2015

Cruising is on the rise for millennials, according to the results of MMGY Global’s 2015 Portrait of American Travelers posted on TravelPulse. The survey, which was taken by 2,832 American adults, reveals that 48 percent of all travelers are now interested in going on a cruise in the next two years – an 8 percent […]

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Study: 90% of Millennials Book Travel Online

June 4th, 2015

What’s your preferred method of booking travel? According to travel network Virtuoso’s first generational traveler study, which reveals sights and preferences for travelers of all ages, age may not make much of a difference when it comes to booking travel. The survey finds that millennials (ages 22-32) are more inclined to arrange travel online: 90 […]

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Hotwire Survey Reveals Millennials’ Travel Goals for 2015

January 12th, 2015

Millennials are goin’ places in 2015. Hotwire’s recent American Travel Behavior Study reveals that 18- to 34-year-olds plan to take large vacations this year. Thirty-five percent of millennials intend to take one or two large vacations in 2015. Other findings include 24 percent of millennials plan to be more budget-conscious when making their travel arrangements; […]

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Survey: Millennials Big on Royalty Programs

August 17th, 2014

Courtesy: Hilton Orlando

A new Deloitte study found that rewards programs are an important factor for 66 percent of millennials who travel often. This is compared to 43 percent of older travelers. In all, 3,000 frequent U.S. travelers took the survey. According to Guy Langford, vice chairman of Deloitte LLP, the results could afford opportunities for hotels to […]

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Twelve Signs You’re Not a Millennial Traveler

April 23rd, 2014

By Elisabeth Greenberg and Stephanie Ortigoza Are you still using a timer to take a selfie? Chances are you’re not a millennial traveler. Here are 12 more clues that you’re not a member of Generation Y: 1. You can still perfect the fold on your Triple A  roadmap. 2. You can’t tear yourself away from […]

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Millennial Travel: Technology Only Travels So Far

April 10th, 2014

By Elisabeth Greenberg In the universe of millennial travelers, the tried-and true-experience of losing oneself in another culture doesn’t suffer at the hands of technology. For 20-something travelers Stephanie Scutari and Judy Chen, technological developments in the travel world allow them to travel faster, more cost-effectively and with a greater focus on the vacation and […]

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