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A recent survey of Ensemble Travel Group members in the U.S. and Canada reported that consumers are looking for togetherness but at a reduced price for their family vacations this summer. In addition, the survey, titled “Ensemble Insights: 2013 Summer Family Travel,” showed significant growth in multigenerational travel.
When asked about travel spend per booking, 41 percent of Ensemble respondents said their family travel bookings ranged from $5,000 to $9,999, with another 27 percent falling in the $10,000 to $19,999 range, and another 16 percent from $20,000 to $29,999. Eleven percent reported the average family travel booking at more than $40,000. Another 5 percent answered either under $5,000 or between $30,000 to $39,999.
More survey results are below. www.joinensemble.com
Most popular types of travel:35% All-Inclusive Resorts35% FIT 27% Cruises 3% Escorted Tours
Most popular cruise destinations for family travel this summer:CaribbeanMediterraneanAlaska
Most popular land destinations for family travel this summer:Europe MexicoHawaiiDominican Republic
2013 summer family travel booking vs 2012:49% Unchanged32% Up19% Down
Multigenerational travel 2013 vs 2012:46% Up46% Unchanged 8% Down
Popular travel for multigenerational groups:38% Cruises38% All-Inclusives24% FIT
Duration of family travel bookings this summer:79% 7-10 Days11% 11-14 Days 5% 21 Days or More5% Less Than 7 Days