Virtuoso Buzz: The Millennial Traveler

Millennial Panel
The Millennial Panel at Virtuoso Week

At this year’s 27th annual Virtuoso week, Luxury Travel Advisor received insights into how the Millennial generation is traveling and tips on how to best serve this unique group of clientele. The insights came during a panel discussion made up of Millennials working in the luxury travel indusrty and those who work with Millennials. Take a look at the sound bites that could help you serve your next Millennial traveler. 

This generation shares and not just on social media, they will tell their friends about you (the advisor).  – Lia Batkin, In the Know Experiences

Some Millennial travelers are used to traveling like their parents and grandparents and may like guides and formal itineraries. – Bobby Huebner, The Accomplished Traveler

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Millennial clients are living in the age of the Internet. They want to know what they are paying for. Millennials like to pick and choose what to splurge on. – Maggie Stein, In the Know Experiences

I find new clients through social media. – Fallon Hirschhorn, Ovation Vacations 

Suppliers need to respond quickly and be transparent. – Sam Porter, Seasonz

Don’t over program Millenials, let them explore and have their own experiences. – Lia Batkin, In the Know Experiences

Suppliers should offer more local amenities. – Maggie Stein, In the Know Experiences

 

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