UK Family Holidays market report
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Providing the most comprehensive and up-to-date information and analysis of the Family Holidays market, and the behaviours, preferences and habits of the consumer.
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This report looks at the following issues:
- Long-haul and 'shared experience' family holidays offer opportunities to diversify from the short-haul beach market
- Grandparent-grandchildren, multigenerational milestone celebrations and solo parent/child bonding breaks are emerging as new forms of family holiday
Mintel's research demonstrates how broad the 'family holiday' spectrum is, embracing an increasingly diverse mix of formats. Only half of those who have been on family holidays over the past three years fall into the traditional 'nuclear family' bracket of those who go away just with partner and children. Along with underlying demographic and societal trends, this has important implications for the travel industry indicating the need for a broader approach to both product and marketing.
This report covers family holidays taken by UK consumers to both domestic and overseas destinations, including both short breaks (1-3 nights) and longer holidays (4+ nights). Trips taken for business purposes, visiting friends and family and other purposes are not included. For the purpose of market sizing, the definition of family holidays includes only those trips involving parents and children. However, Mintel's exclusive consumer research also considers a broader definition of family holidays, embracing all family combinations,
Expert analysis from a specialist in the field
Written by John Worthington, a leading analyst in the Travel sector, his extensive knowledge delivers in-depth commentary and analysis to highlight current trends and add expert context to the numbers.
In an age of fast-paced family life, ‘relay parenting’ and constant juggling of roles and responsibilities, where many households find it hard to find time even to sit down and eat together, holiday brands can position themselves as helping to provide precious spaces and opportunities for families to re-connect.
Senior Travel Analyst
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