Baby Boomers vs. Millennials

We all know by now that Baby Boomers are the ones driving companies to change their products and their offerings en masse – after all, Baby Boomers are the ones with the disposable income and free time, right? Well, yes, but that’s not everything apparently! A recent article on Entrepreneur.com explained that the newest force driving change in the travel industry today are the youth.

Their sheer numbers ensure that Millennials are a force for change – and those changes are positive for the rest of us, too. In hotel rooms in particular, the Entrepreneur article explains that young travellers are looking for comfort over structure: things like sumptuous bathrooms and plugs conveniently located beside comfy couches and lounge chairs are new trends. And, those of us who like the ritual of chatting with the front desk staff on arrival should be warned: technology may soon replace the front desk staff entirely. Read more at: Entrepreneur.com.