Six Major Tour Brands on 2013 Trends: Value, Experiential Travel & Boomers Leading the Way

19 February 2013

In a recent Travel Market Report article, representatives from six major tour operator brands - Abercrombie & Kent, Collette Vacations, Insight Vacations, Globus, Trafalgar Tours, Classic Vacations - sounded off in a recent article on travel opportunities and challenges to expect in 2013.

Some highlights of the opportunities and trends include:

  • Lower airfares increasing demand - especially between the U.S. and Europe
  • European popularity back on the rise
  • Boomer market continues to perform
  • Consumer focus on value and experiential trips - this trend favors agents, who are increasingly specializing in how to get more experience for travelers via packages, add-ons, perks and customized itineraries
To see the full list of opportunities and review the challenges listed, please read the entire article.