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.