How Millennials Are Traveling Better Than You

Dare I say it: It’s good to be a Millennial while traveling. Having grown up in the digital age, they’re free of the hang-ups that hindered past generations of travelers. They don’t think twice about booking a flight online or spending the night in a stranger’s apartment—and with that comes the freedom of choice. Now that the Millennial population (anyone born between 1980 and 2000) in America exceeds 83 million—even outnumbering Baby Boomers—the travel industry is flinging itself at them with upgraded technology, “meaningful” experiences, and easier ways to book.

Thing is, there’s a single truth about the Millennial market: No one itinerary fits all. They’re extremely curious about the world, and intent on exploring it on their own terms. They take risks—educated risks. They seek comfort in new ways. To put it more candidly, Millennials are traveling better than you.Here’s how. Read More

Published in: Conde Nast Traveler

By:Juliana Shallcross

About hospitalitytechnology

Technology is making greater and greater inroads into our lives. Right from when we wake up in the morning to when we head to sleep – we cannot imagine a life without the gadgets and gizmos that make life easy and interesting. When we travel and stay in hotels, our expectations are no different. We expect all the technological amenities we easily access at home if not more. The hospitality industry in increasingly accessing technology to wow guests, optimize their use of manpower, control hotel functions in an integrated manner and on the whole reduce costs while increasing efficiency. This blog is meant to track these technological changes happening in the hospitality sector. The growing move towards sophisticated hotel ERP, the growing use of cloud computing, the rapidly changing customer facing devices – smart phones and iPads, the increasing security concerns and more. Expect to find interesting articles, whitepapers, thoughts, and observations. Feel free to comment and even mail us content that you don’t mind posted here. Happy reading!
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