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1. Baby Boomers to spend the most on travel in 2019, says survey
According to AARP Travel’s annual travel trend survey, Baby Boomers are expected to travel more in 2019 compared to previous years. Planning to take a total of four to five leisure trips, Boomers will also spend more on travel (US$6,600) than both Gen Xers (US$5,400) and Millennials (US$4,400).
2. Saudi Arabia Ministry partners with Agoda
3. Waldorf Astoria partners with Aston Martin
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts has recently signed a four-year global partnership with Aston Martin Lagonda, offering the hotel’s guests exclusive access to the luxury car brand’s most recent models and bespoke driving experiences.
4. Winners of the SLH Awards 2018 announced
Canvas Oil Suits in Santorini, Greece has been announced by Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ as hotel of the year at the SLH Awards 2018. Other various awards throughout the ceremony highlighted everything from designs and social media to the environment and local community.
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Nicola Donovan is a travel writer for Click.More by Nicola Donovan
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