Concerns about safety doesn’t only affect whether consumers travel or not. It drives how they travel.
While advertisers in the travel market tend to focus their marketing efforts on big ticket items such as international flights, hotels, meals and activities they should not overlook the opportunity to reach Australians who enjoy short breaks and weekends away.
A new group of travellers has emerged, eco-tourists, and they are eager to align themselves with brands that reflect their sustainability and environmental preservation values. This group of travellers actively to take steps to minimise their environmental and social impact in the way they travel....
Eco-tourism is for travellers who are wanting to actively minimise their environmental and social impact. It may come as a shock but eco-tourism is not just for greenies. In fact, one-in-10 Australians intend to partake in eco-tourism in the next 12 months.