At least four holidays a year are taken by 60% of respondents, with round-the-world cruises, trips to Venice and the Scottish Highlands, and Northern Lights experiences popular. Almost 50% voted city breaks as their favourite type of holiday, with cruise and beach holidays the next most popular. Debbie Marshall, managing director of Silver Travel Advisor, said: “Mature travellers are going further and more often; over 80% of the nation’s wealth is at the disposal of the over-50s and it’s clear from the survey that they want to spend, spend, spend on travel and holidays. Get the full story at Travel Weekly UK Download the full study at ABTA (PDF 897 KB)