How about taking Grandma Minnie along on your next cruise to the Bahamas? Would Uncle Ernie like to go along on your family’s Trans Canada Rail Adventure? Even better, could that six-bedroom condo you’ve rented for the family trip in Vail squeeze in Minnie, Ernie and maybe even Cousin Margo?
What are we talking about? It’s intergenerational family travel, one of the fastest-growing segments of the travel industry. While the traditional family group–mom, dad and the kids–still vacations together, they’re starting to bring the grandparents along, include some favorite aunts and uncles and cousins. It’s “one big (or bigger) family.” Read the rest of this entry »