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.