Generation Y have more need for travel insurance
31 March 2009 07:49
A new generation of adults currently entering into the workforce will travel a lot more over the next two years than their predecessors, it has been suggested.
According to annual travel insurance provider American Express, this so-called Generation Y has been joining the adult population over the past four to five years.
Speaking at the 2009 Passenger Terminal Expo in London last week, Avinash Lalwani, of the holiday insurance provider, said: "This is a very technologically savvy generation who are very educated and knowledgeable about things that are happening around the world."
Even though they spend more time connected to online social networks, Mr Lalwani claimed that they will also travel more and are likely to be environmentally conscious.
People attending the Passenger Terminal Expo saw the latest innovations for the airport industry, as well as hearing leading aviation authorities speak on a range of important issues.
This month, Airports Council International released a study indicating that passenger traffic growth fell by 0.2 per cent last year.