Outside the comfort zone: The value of adventure travel for teens

Posted On August 19, 2019

In today’s digital age, with almost limitless entertainment at their fingertips and parents hovering overhead, it’s easy for today’s young people to forget what it’s like to do something difficult. But there’s value to facing difficult challenges, and in leaning on the help of peers to help get through them. Our guest in a recent […]

Categories: Education, Travel, What's Working with Cam Marston

My kids have no idea about the other use of a yard stick. Maybe they should…

Posted On November 1, 2018

Keeping It Real Alabama Public Radio Broadcast November 2, 2018

Categories: Keeping It Real, Parenting, Travel

Want to leave it all behind? Some millennials are.

Posted On September 14, 2018

Ever wanted to just quit your job, leave everything behind and move to an island? Most of us have, at some point, fantasized about it. According to the New York Post, however, many aren’t just daydreaming about it. They’re doing it. The Post interviewed several twenty-somethings who have quit their jobs, some of them quite […]

Categories: Generation Y / Millennials, Travel, Work

Boomers and millennials find common ground — on vacation

Posted On March 1, 2018

Many Baby Boomers think millennials are lazy, coddled and have entitlement issues. Many millennials find Baby Boomers out of touch, technologically illiterate and over-judgmental. Frank Sinatra or Kanye West. All in the Family or The Walking Dead. Encyclopedias and card catalogues or the internet and smartphones. These two generations can’t have any common ground, can […]

Categories: Baby Boomers, Generation Y / Millennials, Travel

Business Travel, Millennial Style

Posted On June 20, 2012

Business travel among Millennials was up 40% in 2011 and the business travel industry is learning to accommodate them. For example, Millennials like paperless travel, using apps and websites to handle all of their arrangements and transactions. “All of my tickets can go on my phone,” says one Millennial. “I scan it at the T.S.A. […]

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Generation X, Millennials Boosting Business Travel

Posted On December 13, 2011

Business travel is projected to rebound in 2012, with Millennial and Gen X business travelers leading the way. In a new Deloitte survey, 27% of Gen X and Millennials say they will travel more for business next year, nearly twice the percentage of Boomers and Matures who plan to take more trips. When traveling for […]

Categories: Travel

Hotels Adapt to Millennials

Posted On March 20, 2012

Millennials are beginning to demonstrate an inclination to travel and hotels are keen to accommodate them. Travel spending by Millennials rose 20% in 2010, according to the New York Times, and now nearly every major hotel brand has developed products to appeal to them. For Millennials, a hotel being “interesting is more important than comfort,” […]

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