Solo Traveler with Odyssey Travellers.
Independent or solo travel continues to grow as part of the singles holiday market. For those in their 50s, the solo traveler holiday market is an important one. For Odyssey travellers and its travel tours of small groups it is part of the general population who join us. According to a recent article in the Irish Independent newspaper, the independent traveler is a woman in her late 40s. On Odyssey’s affordable escorted tours, we generally have a mix of mature travelers and a blend of singles and couples. This mix of couples and singles appears to work for the overall dynamics of the group Odyssey leaders such as Rouna Daley & Mal Bock write.
As boomers have matured into the leading driver for Odyssey small group tours then the mix of people touring with us has changed. Typically it is couples and solo travellers. But both groups come together for some 3 weeks on a educational tour to pursue a personal hobby or interest. To achieve success in serving the Solo Traveller and the demands for affordable journeys, the tours have changed in the last 5 years.
Solo travellers get diversity of experiences
For Solo Travellers Odyssey small group tours offer a diversity of experiences from walking the Camino to Iran trips. Whilst content has not typically changed time management has. Both Solo Travellers and couples requested and now enjoy a blend of structured and free time on these over 50s holidays.
Odyssey Travel Solo Experiences
Any of Odyssey’s tours can be done solo, and you’re sure to meet wonderful people along the way. However, here are a few you might like to consider if travelling by yourself: