August 5, 2014 - Graham
‘Baby boomers are spearheading a social revolution by redefining retirement and old age’ (The Times 4 August 2014).
Well, it all depends on your outlook ( and wallet). Two snippets of conversation heard this week:
1. Two ladies, mid 50s, strolling in the park.
‘Well, when you get to our age you don’t much want to ….’
2. Couple, mid 70s
‘We are off to Aldeney in the Channel Isles next week’
‘Lovely! how do you get there?’
‘Well sometimes we sail the boat. This time we are flying our plane’.
Been doing some research with Gen Z about their attitudes to holidays - UK is firmly off the radar except for visiting friends and events
"In search of adventure & a different kind of sky": evocative audio portrait of Kent's Isle of Thanet @VisitThanet https://t.co/IdoqqPEMvX
Potential new funding source? Airbnb introduces €5m Community Tourism Programme @Airbnb @AirbnbCitizen https://t.co/khQjS2rnq0 via @AM2jobs
.@DCMS shakeup sees John Glen appointed to oversee arts, heritage and tourism @JohnGlenUK https://t.co/vCADAZZkMy via @AM2jobs
The National Forest is recruiting
https://t.co/y4v4RvPNpf Great opportunity.
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