Women—young, old, single, married, and widowed—are fueling an explosive growth in the travel industry. More women are traveling, for business and for pleasure, and they’re calling the shots. Just look around in a restaurant, how many tables are occupied by groups of women? Of those who currently take nature, adventure or cultural trips, 75% are […]
Safety Tips for students going abroad. From experienced college students and travel expert, Marybeth Bond. Women Travel Statistics indicate that the number one issue for women travelers is safety. Here are practical safety tips compiled by my college-age daughter and her friends, who have recently returned from studying abroad; from Florence to Kathmandu to Buenos […]
The urge to splurge is driving consumer travel habits this season. Take to the Sky: Airlines are rolling out new fees for everything from seat selection to bringing a carry-on bag. However, despite these new charges, the majority (62%) of travelers polled plan to fly to their end destination. Conversely, 27% are hitting the road […]
I was surprised to discover how many Boomers were buying my travel books, communicating to me on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, but of course I’ve featured Gutsy Boomers traveling the world in A Woman’s World, Gutsy Women, and my Girlfriend Getaway books. It turns out this is part of a trend. Last week I joined […]
In this clip from CNN, Marybeth shares great advice for travel safety and hotel security while you travel. “Don’t let fear keep you at home!” says Marybeth. “Use your common sense.” This is an especially helpful video for business travelers.