Hotel And Resorts / August 13, 2018 / Margaux Brannon.
As I reclined in my beach lounger under a regal green, gold and white branded umbrella, overlooking the sugar sands of the Gulf coast, I took note of who might be enjoying the sunshine along with me. Is the Don CeSar still just a haven for the well-heeled, as it was in days gone by? Quite the contrary.
There are innumerable winter sports options in the bilingual province of Quebec where the Ritz-Carlton is located. And if your clients want to be chic on the trails, recommend that they head to Harry Rosen, the high-end men’s retailer, where, with the favorable exchange rate, one can score a 35 percent discount off U.S. prices.
Multigenerational and family travel shouldn’t just be about the kids. All of us who have kids have been to [theme parks] and we all know the hard work the parents are putting in for the week. So you go to [theme parks] and it’s usually fast food and sugary drinks, anything to keep the kids moving, to make it easier for them to wait in the long lines for the rides.
For us, Millennials are extremely important, and we know there will also be other generations that will come after them. The next generation always has different needs and different desires. In our industry we don’t sell a tangible thing like a handbag or a mobile phone; we sell memories and experiences. We are trying to make their dreams into a reality. Any generation is interested in that.