TITLE

Now baby boomers are here for another 40 years - at least

AUTHOR(S)
Jones, Steve
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Travel Weekly Australia;11/3/2006, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the view of an executive concerning the baby boomer market in the travel industry in Australia. Insight Inc. global managing director John Boulding said that this market will prosper for at least 40 years, with 2006 as the base year. He rejected forecasts that it will fade in barely a decade. In effect, travel agencies should address this colossal change in order not to go out of business.
ACCESSION #
23526659

 

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