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Luxury Vs. Affluent Travelers: What's The Difference?

Posted on June 14, 2017
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Photo via PEXELS user Pixabay

So, you have the budget-conscious (when it comes to travel) affluent set and the luxury spending set. The travel habits of the two distinct groups do vary:

  • Luxury travelers took 4.68 leisure trips in 2016, versus 3.24 trips for the affluent.
  • In the coming year, 16% of luxury travelers expect to travel more. On the other hand, only 6% of all travelers plan to travel more, and only 4% of the affluent do.
  • The luxury group is more than twice as likely to use travel agents to plan trips

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Related Topics: leisure travel, luxury market trends, research and trends

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