Month: July 2016

The Safety Issue: Where to Travel?

This week, I read a survey conducted by global travel insurance company Allianz, concerning American travel trends in light of recent terror attacks. Almost a quarter of Americans (22%) say that the fear of further violence has influenced their vacation planning in some way; whether that be cancelling (6%) to changing locations (5%).   As Americans age, the fear of terror attacks happening while traveling to different regions of the world increases significantly. That trend, however, is reversed for travel within the U.S. and Canada, where millennials aged 18 to 34 have the greatest fear of an attack happening on home soil (57%) compared to generation X (51%) and baby boomers (48%). That last bit really struck me as I’m a millennial, NAPW is primarily curated for the global citizen lifestyle of the millennial and also harbor more fear of an attack on home soil. Often — and this isn’t just a recent thing — when I tell people I’m heading somewhere they say “Be careful.” There is always something negative about a location if …