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If you were to ask me if I’d rather travel or own a great car, the answer to me is obvious: I’d pick travel every single time. As many millennials are, I’m pretty much married to my digital devices, especially my phone. I crave “unique experiences,” and even use it as my meditation mantra. Alright, ...

Millennial Travel Habits: Beyond Stereotypes

To say data is “sort of my thing,” is an understatement. I read about it. I speak about it on stage. I even dream about it. But lately, as I’ve been reading and thinking about what other folks have to say about data, I’ve noticed that something crucial is usually missing: the people. In this age of ...

Data is Only Half the Battle

We worked with Northstar to survey more than 11,000 travelers in 11 countries around the globe. Our findings reveal significant patterns across regions and countries and some very surprising outliers. This blog explores some of the highlights; be sure to   to get the whole picture.   Across regions ...

Traveler Behaviors Across 11 Countries

Bleisure remains a hot topic for the travel industry. Regular blog readers will have seen our recent study, Bleisure Travel Trends, which examines the behavior of bleisure travelers from around the globe. For now, we are going to look specifically at Indian bleisure travelers, a group that is ...

Bleisure is Booming for Indian Business Travelers

Before you assume you know where your visitors are coming from, look at the data. International visitation is a huge objective of many destination marketing organizations, hotels and other brands. And while increasing international visitation is very important for brands and local economies, don’t ...

Research Shows Latin American and U.S. Travelers Are More Likely to Travel Domestically

A quick search reveals numerous articles about Millennial Travelers’ impact on travel and Boomers’ purchasing power (download our new eBook on American Boomers Versus Millennial Travelers to learn more). As those are the largest generations, it’s easy to overlook the generation that is quietly ...

Don’t Forget About the Forgotten Generation: Generation X

Travelers have commonly combined their business and leisure travel for a number of years now, but the phenomenon continues to grow, especially as young professionals increasingly travel for business. “Bleisure,” or business travel extended for leisure, has brands across the travel industry waking ...

New Research: Business and Leisure Travel are Becoming Increasingly Blurred

It's been a great week! Thankfully the Southern California heat wave took a break while we have descended on Anaheim for the 2018 Destinations International Annual Convention. For the second year in a row, we hosted our Insights Summit, to share our latest insights and best practices, and connect ...

What you Missed from our Insights Summit at the Destinations International Annual Conference 2018

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