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Score: 4.9
This Month and Untested Top 4 Examples: 1,397 Total Clicks Date Range: Feb 16 - May 16
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Millennial parents join kids in hands-on DIY workshops
Implications - As parents look to provide children with enriched experiences that serve as catalysts for cognitive development, many are selecting workshops they themselves can participate in as an extension of both family bonding and of the interest in learning a new skill. This shift is related to the Millennial mandate of lifelong learning, as well as its convergence with the innate desire to escape from the responsibilities of adult life. [More]
Score: 5.7
This Month and Mild Top 4 Examples: 4,234 Total Clicks Date Range: Feb 15 - May 16
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Gifting apps offer more than material goods for experience-driven consumers
Implications - Going beyond gift cards and edible products, gifting apps are turning to more experiential offerings to make gifted experiences more memorable. Allowing consumers to surprise others with curated activities, hotel stays and even adventurous excursions, these apps showcase a shift away from material goods toward more engaging, social alternatives. [More]
Score: 5.1
This Month and Mild Top 4 Examples: 745 Total Clicks Date Range: Jan 16 - May 16
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Millennial parents opt for adult-worthy vacations with kid-friendly add-ons
Implications - In what can be seen as a response to the play-focused mandates of modern parenting, a decided number of Millennial parents are opting for adult-worthy vacations with kid-friendly add-ons. This progression suggests that even in a time marked by experimentation and freedom in regards to the scheduling of kids' time, many parents are looking to provide their children with clearly outlined activities in order to best encourage development. [More]
Score: 7
This Month and Warm Top 4 Examples: 5,341 Total Clicks Date Range: Jul 14 - May 16
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Millennials seek something in between voluntourism and frivolity
Implications - Millennials have a reputation for being the most charitably minded generation yet, which reflects in their vacation choices through things like voluntourism. However, as they begin to age and start families, the feasibility of volunteering begins to wane. As a result, organizations are offering more traditional vacations with a charitable aspect, allowing the Millennial to age without letting go of their old ideals. [More]
Score: 5.8
This Month and Mild Top 4 Examples: 1,532 Total Clicks Date Range: Jan 16 - May 16
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Hotel brands buck complex structure with youthful diffusion brands
Implications - As Millennial travel habits continue to redefine the industry, many established hotel chains are launching diffusion brands that offer simple, streamlined experiences at lower price points. A progression that was first felt in the fast food industry, this shift is related to the cost-consciousness of younger travelers, as well as the push for transparency from brands in the form of product and fare structures that are more easily understood. [More]
Score: 7.7
This Quarter and Warm Top 4 Examples: 16,425 Total Clicks Date Range: Apr 15 - Apr 16
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Families turn to educational experiences for a more development-focused activity
Implications - Taking a step away from technology, families are turning to cultural activities and event spaces to immerse their kids in more educational experiences. Tailoring content and design to infants and children while showcasing themes around science, art and media, attractions and pop-ups are seeking to not only engage young people, but also expose them to more elevated subject matter from an earlier age. [More]
Score: 7.2
This Quarter and Warm Top 4 Examples: 6,385 Total Clicks Date Range: Oct 14 - Apr 16
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Consumers pursue health through strenuous adventure travel
Implications - In order to satisfy an interest in alternative fitness routines that challenge the mind and body, many consumers are opting for immersive adventure excursions that are both physically and mentally demanding. Also a natural reaction to the contemporary fixation on yoga and meditation as a means of achieving balance, this progression sees consumers embrace adrenaline-inducing holidays that serve as both modes of self-discovery and evidence of their skills. [More]
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Score: 5.4
This Quarter and Mild Top 4 Examples: 890 Total Clicks Date Range: Feb 16 - Apr 16
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Hospitality brands streamline service with algorithm-based recommendations
Implications - As peer-to-peer services continue to democratize accommodation options for consumers, many established hospitality brands are emerging with digitized concierge services that deliver personalization without compromising efficiency. Enhancing the experience of both check-in and the stay overall, such data-informed systems suggest that a large opportunity exists for brands to provide added value through streamlined service in order to remain competitive with cost-efficient contemporary alternatives. [More]
Score: 5.4
This Quarter and Mild Top 4 Examples: 1,100 Total Clicks Date Range: Jan 15 - Apr 16
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Consumers explore immersive booking tools that provide transparency
Implications - As consumers push for transparency in all aspects of consumption, many are embracing interactive travel booking tools that take advantage of virtual reality and 360-degree video technology. Related to the transparent nature of sharing economy accommodation options, this progression demonstrates the need for brands to better illuminate the experience of such luxury offerings as a means of remaining competitive. [More]
Score: 6.5
This Quarter and Warm Top 4 Examples: 1,382 Total Clicks Date Range: Feb 16 - Mar 16
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Consumers search for peer-to-peer shopping overseas
Implications - New, innovative platforms, often utilizing social media, are allowing consumers to buy, sell and trade goods with one another, no matter their location. The global implications of the P2P economy, and the possibility for cross-over between industries, such as travel and retail, should not be discounted by brands who wish to stay competitive in an ever-changing marketplace. More importantly, eliminating borders in P2P transactions suggests an ongoing preference for autonomy. [More]