We’re creating a more connected travel industry, underpinned by sustainability and long-term investor relations.
Amadeus IT Group
This report asks and answers one simple question: how do you attract the digital generation to step foot in a retail travel agency? It's a challenge faced by many retail agencies and one that requires some innovative thinking to overcome. Read on to find out more.
New generations want to be informed, inspired by real travel experiences, not by glossy brochures filled with photoshopped imagery that don’t reflect reality.
Most travellers between the age of 20 and 30 have never set foot in a physical travel agency before. And why should they? They were born digital.
Getting digital natives to show up in person rather than online takes some innovative thinking.
Travelers are driving change and forcing providers to transform their strategies and business models. To help our travel retailer customers define their business for the travelers of the future, we partnered with The Sustainable Design School (The SDS) and embarked on a joint research project.
We asked The SDS to use scenario planning to map travel trends and devise potential pathways to create a picture tailored to travelers’ evolving needs. The school uses design thinking as a way to approach sustainable innovation.
The objective of our joint research paper is two-fold:
Based on their research, The SDS imagined four innovative concepts that most appeal to Generations Y and Z’s lifestyle:
The future is yours to decide, but the best way to predict the future is to create your own.
Research Sources: The Sustainable Design School