Senior travellers swap travel agents for web browsers to plan their getaways.
Ten years ago, some would have it that most seniorsâ€™ understanding of the digital revolution bordered on the luddite. Fast forward a decade and the internet is as much a part of seniorsâ€™ lives as it is those of teenagers. And new figures are released every day to back it up.
Findings from a new study into travel planning have revealed that an overwhelming majority of over 55s (87% to be precise) are choosing to go online via a laptop or desktop computer to conduct their holiday research. By comparison, just one in five are taking the traditional route of visiting the travel agents. (more…)