Of survey respondents, 51.5% reported they saw a growth in Millennial clients. Of those that observed increases in Millennial bookings, 60.6% said Millennials make up 10-25 percent of their new business clients in the past two years. Another 18% of those who saw growth said Millennials make up less than 10%, and 12% said Millennials account for 26-50 percent of new clients in the past two years. The survey also found other significant industry trends: - Of respondents, 84% of the travel agents surveyed predicted that the industry would continue to see higher demand for hotel rooms and increased prices in 2016. - Over the past year, 60% of respondents saw an increase in bookings, 35.9% saw no dramatic change in bookings, and 3.9% saw a decrease in bookings, respectively. - When asked what the greatest difference is between a boutique hotel from the L.E. Hotels collection versus a larger corporate like a Hilton or Sheraton, respondents overwhelmingly noted that they seek out boutique hotels because they offer their clients authentic, unique experiences, and a higher level of personalized service. - Countries that made the agents’ list of travel hot spots included classics like Italy, Australia, and France, but the list also spotlighted new destinations growing in popularity such as Cuba, China, and Croatia. Get the full story at Hotel Interactive