April 23, 2004

Senior Market Tourism for Seniors on the Rise

eTurbo News has a report on the senior tourism market in its latest issue.

TOURISM operators have been advised to take note of the growth in the seniors market. A European Union conference on Tourism was held in Dublin Castle heard that the 21st century will see a growth in mature tourists who are more discerning and security-conscious, with a high disposable income. Dr. Egon Smeral from the Austrian Institute of Economic Research described how by 2010, the travel market for the 50plus age group in the countries of the European Union will be over 140 million. He said the new senior citizens will be healthier than ever before, and seek quality, security and convenience in their destinations.

See also A Look at Demographic Change

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