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Travel-bound generation

July 18, 2019

Travelling and seeing the world is the most important investment for the ages 16-24 Generation Z, according to research by Booking.com.The research was conducted online from May 1-16 among a sample size of 5,456 respondents ages 16-24 in 29 countries, including Thailand.The Gen Zers prioritise travelling more than settling down. Almost two-thirds (65%) think they want to spend their money on travel, followed by an investment in higher education/professional training (60%) and saving for a down payment for a house or a property (60%), saving for retirement (51%), spending money on experiences or products that are environmentally friendly (46%), saving for a wedding or civil partnership (42%) and buying new tech, clothes or fashion accessories (33%).