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Looking back in order to see ahead
Findings have indicated that youth travel organisations experienced significant drops in business by the first week of March 2020 as a result of the global COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak.
Business outlook by youth travel sector
Findings from WYSE Travel Confederation’s COVID-19 business impact survey show a mixed picture across various sectors.
Youth travel anticipating 30% decrease in business for 2020
Findings from WYSE Travel Confederation’s COVID-19 business impact survey indicate travel businesses are anticipating a 30% drop in business for this year.
WYSE workshops – your quick and free source of intel on youth travel at ITB Berlin 2020
These short-format sessions that start at the top of most hours in Hall 4.1/117 at ITB Berlin offer quick and easy insights and know-how on the Gen Z and Millennial travel markets. There’s something for everyone.
In search of the aging backpacker
We’ve been tracking the quintessential youth traveller since 2002 – the backpacker. In 2017, data from WYSE Travel Confederation’s New Horizons Survey of youth and student traveller indicated the trend of a long and slow decline of the backpacker travel identity.
Tourism Leading Other Global Sectors in Advancing Gender Equality, New Report Shows
The publication highlights the progress the global tourism sector has made in advancing gender equality, with key case studies and statistics gathered from around the world.
Exports From International Tourism Hit USD 1.7 Trillion
Exports generated by international tourism reached USD 1.7 trillion in 2018, a 4% increase in real terms over the previous year, a new report from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) shows.
“With these non-negotiable factors the guests are rarely disappointed”
An interview with David O’Kelly of SANDEMANs NEW Europe.
Perhaps one of the most well known brands when it comes to guided tours, SANDEMANs NEW Europe is both an industry disruptor and the epitome of the youth travel spirit.
Millennial and gen Z travellers spending more, experiencing life as a local
Forget clubbing, couch-surfing, and selfie sticks. The 2018 ITB Berlin Youth Travel Hall (4.1) showed off what the youth travel market is really about – experiential and immersive travel for key players in tourism for development.
Expert insights and Heineken on tap at ITB Berlin in the Youth Travel Hall (4.1)
During ITB Berlin 2018, travel professionals will have the opportunity to learn from some of youth and student travel’s experts and thought-leaders.
Hello Kitty appointed Special Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism Development 2017
Sanrio’s best-known character, Hello Kitty will help promote UNWTO’s 2017 “International Year of Sustainable Tourism Development” campaign “Travel. Enjoy. Respect”.
Feeling happy or feeling old? You must be travelling
New Horizons IV, the global survey of youth and student travel, asked travellers how happy their last big trip abroad made them feel on a scale from 1 to 10. Findings suggest that the ‘sweet spot’ for travel seems to be in your late twenties, from age 26 to 29.