Published on : Monday, September 11, 2017
Retirement is a wonderful phase of life, you now have the opportunity to pursue and visit places you’ve always dreamed of seeing in person. Senior Citizens going on vacations was a popular and common feature in the western countries for a long time. This trend is now gaining popularity amongst elderly Indians.
In earlier days, older people chose to spend a quiet life after retirement, today they are eager to see the world. With enough money saved by them and not having to look after their independent grown up children, seniors are splurging on holidays. In some cases the children working abroad their parents back in India to travel the world.
Over the recent years, number of seniors travelling for holiday by themselves is growing and this segment is further expected to grow in the coming years.International trip attract senior travellers as most overseas locations, monuments, theme parks and various attractions have special access for the elderly.
Holiday planners have also started giving important to this segment and they design packages to cater to special needs of the senior citizens during their travel.
Senior always have one question in their mind, ‘which destination to choose ?’, following are a few Senior Friendly International destinations :
Cruise Vacation : All the Cruise liners facilities aboard to cater to Senior Citizens and they can offer a memorable experience for Senior Traveller’s.
Spain : Spain is one of Europe’s biggest country and is a favourite with travellers of all ages. For older travellers warmer climate is a big appeal as compared to the rest of Europe.
Italy : Seniors are always fascinated by history, so Italy is not a surprising preffered destination on their list, Italy is associated with the ancient and the beautiful.
Germany : Germany appeals to travellers of all ages, they have something to suit every taste and age range.
Great Britain : Britain has lots to offer for Seniors, offers a lot of world heritage sites, cathedrals and royal palaces along with some fascinating castles.
Jay Kantawala, Founder of WIYO travel said, ‘senior traveller’s need extra attention while planning a trip and we at WIYO Travel understand their needs and expectations and offer a trip to suit their preferences and budget keeping in mind comfort and safety. In addition to this we support the traveller with 24 x 7 assistance in places they travel as well as back our office, someone would always be available to assist them when required’