Asian people prefer to travel with their family (Part 2)

In addition, more than half of Thai tourists (66%) and Indonesians (54%) responded that inviting grandparents to take a vacation was always part of their plan. This trend is also reflected when looking at the list of extended family members of Thais and Indonesians on vacation, which may include siblings, cousins, aunts, and aunts. uncles.

Not only are they not inclined to travel with their families, but very few Americans, British, Australians and Chinese travel with other groups of friends, with only 22% of Americans, 23% of Brits, 26% Australians and 27% of Chinese people traveled with friends in the past year.

Meanwhile, nearly half (48%) of travelers from the Philippines often travel with a group of friends on some of their vacations, followed by Vietnamese and Malaysian family travelers with 43% and 40%. %.

The preferred family at the hotel

Use the online booking service (OTA) to book family-preferred vacations for the past 12 months. According to the survey results, the hotel is still the most popular choice for families, besides other options such as resort apartments, self-catering guest houses and all-inclusive resort.

Cost, safety and operations are always the top priorities for most travelers around the globe when planning family vacations, compared to traveling alone or not with family.

Family is the motivation for the holiday

Longer working hours and countless distractions from modern life are making families spend less time everyday together. So it’s no surprise that most travelers around the world expect family trips to bring quality quality time together (68%). Relaxing (66%) and experiencing new things (46%) are ranked 2nd and 3rd.

The British and Singaporeans are the favorite group that like the most adventurous on family trips. Discovering new cultures is considered the most popular family travel experience of these two groups of tourists (48% and 46% respectively). Chinese and Thai tourists are less interested in exploring the culture on their trip with only 29% of people choosing.

The biggest concern

When looking at family-related concerns, illness (36%), housing standards (21%) and family disagreements (16%) were the biggest concerns for most. all tourists across the globe. British travelers seem to be the least worried when it comes to family vacations, with nearly a third of those surveyed (27%) answered that they didn’t mind at all.

Asian people prefer to travel with their family (Part 1)

Citizens of Asian countries tend to take many vacations with 77% of Thai travelers, 62% of Filipino travelers say they have at least 5 family vacations, twice as much as Western ones.

The results of Agoda’s global family travel trends 2018 have revealed that 7 out of 10 surveyed families take vacations together at least 2 times a year. Asian tourists often go away with their family up to 5 times per year, more than double that of Western tourists.

The survey also found that only 18% of travelers around the globe took one family vacation each year, while more than 34% of the respondents had more than five family trips in the past year.

In particular, Asian countries dominated the trend of multiple vacations with 77% of Thai travelers and 62% of Filipino travelers saying they had at least 5 family vacations in the past year. In contrast, only 7% of British travelers have more than 5 family vacations and up to 34% have only 1 holiday.

Take a short break but more often

Family travel is tending to “explode” globally. Specific studies on the subjects and length of stay of family vacations have yielded mixed results.

A 4 to 7-night vacation is common for most families around the globe, but there are also wide disparities in countries.

In the UK, 41% of family travelers lasted 4-7 nights, compared with only 20% of Thai travelers with the same length of stay. Instead, family vacations lasting more than 14 nights are favored by a third of Thai travelers, compared to just 11% of Malaysian travelers who opt for such extended stays. Most Vietnamese, Malaysian and Chinese families have the same preference for a 1-3-night vacation.

Multi-generational family vacations

The survey also looked at subjects on family vacations and found that up to 35% of travelers globally had vacations with grandparents, while UK and Australian travelers often did not have this trend, only 13% and 20% of visitors from these two countries have the same choice.

Learn about Asian travelers’ featured hobbies (Part 2)

In China, some people really believe in generals: usually choose a beautiful day according to the calendar when traveling (abstain from days 4 and 7); wishing to visit Buddha’s gates (temples, shrines, temples) on the 1st and 15th days of the lunar month. They are very aware of respect and discipline in the family life; picky, careful and thoughtful in diplomacy.

Chinese travelers like to stay in 2  3 star hotels, stilt houses, or tents in ecological areas. They like to travel with their family for a short time with a full service and use traditional oriental treatment services such as acupuncture, massage, mud bath, mineral water bath.

They like to travel the sea and visit famous scenic spots with famous cultural and historical relics. They like to explore and explore festivals and cultural identities of ethnic groups and communities. It is especially important to understand how the culture of China has previously influenced the culture of surrounding countries.

They are the calculation and economical in tourism consumption. When traveling, I like to go to many places and use many services.

They are world famous for their rich culinary arts and unique ways of processing. Therefore, when traveling, Chinese people have a high demand for food. They prefer to eat rice (eight rice, mixed roasted rice or glutinous rice) with traditional oriental dishes such as chicken breast, roasted duck, dishes made from turtles, tortoise, snakes and other kinds of food. Taste, dipping sauce.

When they eat, they use bowls and chopsticks. They like to be served by displaying food on low tables (30 -40cm), laying on the floor and sitting in a circle around to enjoy and using alcohol made from rice, corn … so it not only preserves traditional values ​​but also creates a warm and intimate family. This is the tradition for Chinese families.

Chinese people also have a lot of taboos.

Learn about Asian travelers’ featured hobbies (Part 1)

Asia includes 48 countries. As one of the regions with very dynamic economic development in the world. And is one of the potential tourism markets. Psychological characteristics of Asian tourists are as follows.

 They respect nature very much, and always cooperate, share and help each other. Community and important life style, rational, easy to sympathize and share with each other in relationships and behavior.

 In general, compared with other regional countries in the world, Asian economy is not highly developed. People’s living standard is low, infrastructure has not been invested and developed strongly, especially in countries in Southeast Asia.

 The majority of Asians follow Confucianism, Confucianism and Buddhism. In particular, Buddhism prevails. Therefore, the temples, pagodas, shrines and sacred places help them meet the needs of religious ceremonies.

 The majority of Asians live on agricultural production, smallholder psychology and small production, depending on the environment.

 Lifestyle that respects the natural environment, heavy love, lightness and very high community in relations and conduct is the result of farming methods yoke of Oceania.

The continent is located in the southern hemisphere, with tropical and temperate conditions. Very convenient conditions for the development of animal husbandry and cultivation. The region has many minerals and huge energy potential.

These are countries with fairly developed economy, culture, society, and high income.

The population of these countries is mainly immigrants from England, France, the US and from some Asian countries such as China, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines.

The cultures of the countries of Oceania, mostly multicultural, with unique customs and traditions, still retain the unique identities of cultural branches of different ethnic groups.

The main language used in communication on this continent is English.

Chinese guests

The Chinese are very diligent, hard at work, love labor and national awareness, very high sense of community.

 They are secretive people. In the relationship of always respectful, light-minded, with a sense of respect for nature and people.