Travel trends among high net worth individuals | The Insight Files |

The Asia Pacific region now has the fastest accumulation of new High Net Worth Individuals (HNWIs) in the world, growing at around 10% per year. America and Asia Pacific have approximately five million HNWIs each and Europe around 4.5 million, according to a Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report. This report outlines nine key trends defining the luxury market, including:


  • A new focus on experiential travel at the expense of hedonism and display.
  • A growth in mindfulness and wellbeing as HNWIs turn to nature.
  • The rise of responsible travel including activities supporting economic, social or environmental sustainability.
  • A new focus on family life in travel, leading to a rise in multi-generational cruising and luxury private holiday rentals.
  • A demographic widening away from the dominance of the 40-60 year old age group.


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