How are US domestic travelers behaving? Tour and activity operators, watch our quick video to learn some interesting stats on this subject:

 

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1. Fewer adults are traveling with children

Fewer US domestic leisure travelers are traveling with children – 31% in ’08 vs. 26% in ’12 (SourceTweet this stat! 

2. There is a preference for driving vs. flying

More US domestic leisure travelers are driving (79%) than flying (11%) (SourceTweet this stat!

More US domestic business travelers are driving (48%) than flying (33%) (SourceTweet this stat!

3. Age difference between business and leisure travelers

The average age of US domestic leisure travelers is 47.5 years old (SourceTweet this stat!

36% of US domestic leisure travelers are 55+ years old (Source) Tweet this stat!

17% of US domestic leisure travelers are 35-44 years old (Source) Tweet this stat! 

20% of US domestic leisure travelers are 25-34 years old (Source) Tweet this stat!

8% of US domestic leisure travelers are 18-24 years old (Source) Tweet this stat!

The average age of US business travelers is 45.9 years old (SourceTweet this stat!

The majority (26%) of US business travelers are 45-54 years old (SourceTweet this stat!

20% of US business travelers are 55-64 years old (SourceTweet this stat!

24% of US business travelers are 35-44 years old (SourceTweet this stat!

19% of US business travelers are 25-34 years old (SourceTweet this stat!

4% of US business travelers are 18-24 years old (SourceTweet this stat!

7% of US business travelers are 65+ years old (SourceTweet this stat!

4. Traveling households earn more than non-traveling households

The median household income for the general US population is $52,800 (SourceTweet this stat!

The median household income for US domestic leisure travelers is $62,500 (SourceTweet this stat!

The median household income for US domestic business travelers is $87,500 (SourceTweet this stat!

5. Trip planning sources are shifting

1 in 3 US travelers cite social media as a source of inspiration (Source) Tweet this stat!

38% of leisure travelers and 57% of business travelers use mobile for travel information (Source) Tweet this stat!

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How Are US Travelers Behaving? Statistics for Tour Operators

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How are US domestic travelers behaving? Tour and activity operators, watch our quick video to learn some interesting stats on this subject:

 

Share the statistics used in this video

1. Fewer adults are traveling with children

Fewer US domestic leisure travelers are traveling with children – 31% in ’08 vs. 26% in ’12 (SourceTweet this stat! 

2. There is a preference for driving vs. flying

More US domestic leisure travelers are driving (79%) than flying (11%) (SourceTweet this stat!

More US domestic business travelers are driving (48%) than flying (33%) (SourceTweet this stat!

3. Age difference between business and leisure travelers

The average age of US domestic leisure travelers is 47.5 years old (SourceTweet this stat!

36% of US domestic leisure travelers are 55+ years old (Source) Tweet this stat!

17% of US domestic leisure travelers are 35-44 years old (Source) Tweet this stat! 

20% of US domestic leisure travelers are 25-34 years old (Source) Tweet this stat!

8% of US domestic leisure travelers are 18-24 years old (Source) Tweet this stat!

The average age of US business travelers is 45.9 years old (SourceTweet this stat!

The majority (26%) of US business travelers are 45-54 years old (SourceTweet this stat!

20% of US business travelers are 55-64 years old (SourceTweet this stat!

24% of US business travelers are 35-44 years old (SourceTweet this stat!

19% of US business travelers are 25-34 years old (SourceTweet this stat!

4% of US business travelers are 18-24 years old (SourceTweet this stat!

7% of US business travelers are 65+ years old (SourceTweet this stat!

4. Traveling households earn more than non-traveling households

The median household income for the general US population is $52,800 (SourceTweet this stat!

The median household income for US domestic leisure travelers is $62,500 (SourceTweet this stat!

The median household income for US domestic business travelers is $87,500 (SourceTweet this stat!

5. Trip planning sources are shifting

1 in 3 US travelers cite social media as a source of inspiration (Source) Tweet this stat!

38% of leisure travelers and 57% of business travelers use mobile for travel information (Source) Tweet this stat!

Embed this video on your website

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If you enjoyed this post, you might like our American Tour Operator Booking Channels survey results (2014).

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