What are the opportunities in the European market for millennial tourism?
The Generation Y or Millennial consumer group is the world’s largest consumer group today. They prize authentic, unique and exciting travel experiences over buying high-value items, such as a house or a car. They are tech-savvy, heavy internet users and often buy online. Millennials in Germany and the UK represent the largest markets in Europe. Millennials are at the forefront of new travel trends, such as ‘bleisure’ and sustainable travel. Local tour operators in destinations have considerable opportunities to reach European millennials. Having a strong online presence is essential.