2019 Millennial Travel Trends

| December 5, 2018

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Did you know there are 9.5 million Millennial households in the United States? Typically defined as the generation born between the early 1980s to mid 1990s, the average Millennial is planning to take 3 trips over the next year.In this post, see the latest must-read stats on Millennial travel trends in 2019, including how many plan to increase travel spending compared to last year, and which 10 destinations top Millennial donors' bucket lists.

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Founded in 1977 by Visit-USA industry pioneers, Noel Irwin Hentschel, Chairman & CEO and Michael Fitzpatrick, President, AmericanTours International, LLC (ATI) is the 100% American-owned leader in the field of wholesale travel for visitors to the United States of America. ATI is proud to partner with over 20,000 hotels and attractions throughout North America, bringing more people from more places around the globe to experience the USA and Canada on unsurpassed Escorted Motorcoach Tours, Escorted AirTours and Escorted DriveAmerica Tours, Self DriveAmerica Tours, City Package Travel, Special Group and Incentive Travel experiences.

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